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Former staffer jumps into race for Sen. Montgomery’s seat as retirement rumors swirl

October 10 | Emma Whitford

Longtime Brooklyn State Sen. Velmanette Montgomery has yet to publicly address widespread rumors that she will retire rather than run for reelection in 2020, but a former aide who is jumping into the race for her District 25 senate seat suggested that the rumors are true — and said his run is predicated on her […]

Eagle file photo by Mary Frost

Brooklyn Democratic Socialists narrow their sights on four 2020 candidates 

September 19 | Emma Whitford

On the heels of a competitive effort in June’s Queens district attorney primary, during which they backed insurgent candidate Tiffany Cabán, the Democratic Socialists of America are beginning to solidify their 2020 priorities in Brooklyn. Brooklyn DSA’s electoral working group recommended four New York State Assembly and Senate candidates for endorsement in a closed meeting […]

Assemblymember Walter Mosley questions MTA’s Andrew Inglesby about changes to the B38 and B54 buses in Clinton Hill at Wednesday’s town hall. Eagle photo by Mary Frost

Bus riders and electeds unload on MTA officials at Clinton Hill town hall

September 6 | Mary Frost

An incensed crowd packed a meeting hall at St. Joseph’s College in Clinton Hill Wednesday night to ask why MTA officials planned to increase waiting times and crowding on two neighborhood bus routes: the B38 and B54. The town hall was sponsored by Assemblymember Walter Mosley, who was joined by City Council member Laurie Cumbo […]

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