Even though Felder received 60 percent of the vote on the Republican line two years ago, he is still enrolled as a Democrat, with no plans to change that designation, so he can have the staff allocation and office expenses afforded elected officials in the majority party.
During his lengthy career Long shaped the party and politics in New York state while operating his family-run liquor store in the Bay Ridge section of Brooklyn.
The districts were skewed so that Democrats could create a deeper foothold with their majorities and bury Republicans for decades to come.
Whoever wins that race will have to battle it out again in November under the newly adopted district lines. The newly drawn district runs from the Massachusetts border to Ithaca, taking in nine counties and parts of two others.
Conspicuously absent from commenting on the Benjamin matter is Attorney General Letitia James and Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli, a former state Assemblyman.
New York City officials have squirreled away $1 billion in a rainy-day fund over the past two years, fearing a multi-billion-dollar budget deficit in the coming years.
The governor maintains that wearing masks and getting booster shots is the main reason for the positive downward trend in hospitalizations.
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She also has to keep up her mantra of being responsible for the most transparent state government New Yorkers have ever seen. This goal appears to be a work in progress.
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One of Cuomo’s last acts as governor was signing two bills into law allowing two Jewish institutions to receive back taxes that had to be paid to the town.