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Gounardes to intro ‘Golden Rule’ bill to keep campaign funds out of family businesses

February 19 | By Meaghan McGoldrick Brooklyn Daily Eagle

A pair of Brooklyn pols will hold a rally Wednesday in support of a new bill dubbed “The Golden Rule” – seemingly named after former state Sen. Marty Golden – which would restrict the use of campaign funds at businesses owned by the candidates’ family. The bill is set to be introduced in the state legislature by […]

Dyker homeowners seek Cuomo’s help to lower property taxes

February 5 | By Paula Katinas Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Carl Esposito’s property tax bill is going to be $9,600 this year — and he’s not happy about it. “It went up $1,200 from last year,” he said. Esposito, a resident of 64th Street in Dyker Heights, said his parents paid $35,000 when they bought the three-family house in 1961. Today, the home is worth much […]

Behind the statistics of South Brooklyn crashes

February 4 | By Paula Katinas Brooklyn Daily Eagle

In response to articles in the Brooklyn Eagle revealing the record-high number of car crashes taking place on the streets of Bay Ridge and Dyker Heights, local officials and transportation safety advocates are making a concerted effort to look behind the statistics to determine why the collisions are happening. In the latest development, state Sen. […]