Avella Receives Additional Committee Assignments

State Sen. Tony Avella (D-Bayside) recently announced additional committee assignments he received as the newest member of the Independent Democratic Caucus. Effective immediately, Avella has been appointed as a member of the following State Senate Committees: Banks; Codes; Education; Housing, Construction and Community Development; Insurance; Judiciary; Transportation. The Senator was also appointed as the newest […]

The DREAM Act Inches Closer To Reality

BY TRISHA SAKHUJA Staff Writer The New York State DREAM Act may be closer to becoming a reality this year. Both State Sen. Jose Peralta (D-East Elmhurst) and Assemblyman Francisco Moya (D-Jackson Heights) said this year may mark a victory for the dreamers, because they see viable support among the State Senate to pass the […]