John Liu Reflects On Time In Office

John Liu Reflects On Time In Office

BY NATALIA KOZIKOWSKA “Setting The Standard” For Comptroller From City Councilman to City Comptroller, John Liu, the first Asian American elected to a citywide office, has established himself as a political force in New York, and has made headlines for reasons good, bad and everywhere in between. Last week, Liu sat down with the Queens […]

Queens Leaders Reflect On John Liu

BY JOE MARVILLI From the City Council to the Comptroller’s Office, John Liu has had an impact on not just Flushing or Queens, but New York City as a whole. During his time in public office, Liu has influenced many of Queens’ community leaders and elected officials, some directly and some through his actions. As […]

James, Stringer Win Big

City Councilwoman Letitia James added to the historic nature of Tuesday’s election, becoming the first Black woman elected to City-wide office. James, a Democrat, had no major-party opposition on the ballot to succeed Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio as Public Advocate. She took more than 83 percent of the vote Tuesday night. James led her closest […]

2013 ELECTIONS: Comptroller

Stringer, Burnett Hope To Serve City Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer won the Democratic Primary for the City Comptroller race, ending the hopes of a political comeback for former governor Elliot Spitzer. Stringer now faces Republican John Burnett in Tuesday’s General Election, as they compete to replace the current Comptroller, John Liu. With a workforce […]

2013 ELECTIONS: District 20

Flushing Incumbent Facing Three Challengers Three challengers have risen in Council District 20, each hoping to defeat Councilman Peter Koo (D-Flushing) in his bid for re-election. Green Party candidate Evergreen Chou, Jobs and Education candidate Martha Flores-Vasquez and Reform candidate Sunny Hahn have all thrown their names into the ring, facing off against the incumbent […]