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Three key Queens State Assembly primary races that could shake up Albany representation

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Jun. 18, 2024 By Iryna Shkurhan While many seats in New York’s primary election this June are uncontested, three State Assembly races in Queens could alter the borough’s representation in Albany.  Both one-term and long-term incumbents are facing fresh challengers who are hoping to snag the seat and address issues such as housing, public safety,…
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Assemblymember Ron Kim honors AAPI leaders in Flushing, emphasizing community’s role in national progress

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Jun. 12, 2024 By Czarinna Andres and Paul Frangipane Assemblymember Ron Kim concluded Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month with a ceremony on Friday, May 31, honoring notable leaders and organizations from the AAPI community. Kim, who represents the 40th Assembly District, which includes portions of Whitestone, Flushing, College Point and Murray Hill,…
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Assemblymembers Rozic and Kim rally against voter fraud in Queens ahead of Democratic primary

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May. 3, 2024 By Czarinna Andres Assemblymembers Nily Rozic (D-Fresh Meadows) and Ron Kim (D-Flushing) gathered at Assemblyman Kim’s district office in Flushing on Wednesday to discuss the persistent threats of voter fraud and to launch initiatives aimed at safeguarding the electoral process ahead of the June 25 Democratic primary. During the joint press conference,…
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Queens DA, elected officials highlight recent scams targeting older adults, add advice on self-protection

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Mar. 18, 2024 By Bill Parry Two days after Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz announced she had brought charges against a Flushing man for scamming more than $600,000 from seniors across the country, her office hosted a presentation at the Ridgewood Older Adult Center on Mar. 12 to coach participants on how they can avoid being victims of similar schemes. “Education is key to preventing fraudulent activity, particularly among the senior population,” Katz said. “To this end, my office has been actively engaging with senior centers across the borough, providing insights on the warning signs of common scams.” Fei Liang,…
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New candidate emerges to take on Ron Kim to represent Flushing in state assembly

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Jan. 2, 2024 By Rachel Butler  Yi Andy Chen, who ran an unsuccessful campaign for city council in 2021, has announced that he is running to represent the Flushing area in the state assembly and will be taking on Ron Kim, the incumbent, in the Democratic primary in June. Chen, who has lived in Queens since his family immigrated from China in 2002, aims to represent District 40, which covers the northeastern Queens neighborhoods of Flushing, Linden Hill, Murray Hill and Broadway-Flushing. He said he is running on a platform of tackling crime and creating more affordable housing. He also wants…
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