5/1/18 Sixth District Judicial Candidates

I was very proud of the Independent Screening Panel I helped organize to evaluate the qualifications of the Democratic candidates for judge in the Sixth Municipal Court District.

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4/17/18 Lobby Day in Albany for Stronger Tenant Protections

Yorkville and Lenox Hill were well-represented at the Real Rent Reform Coalition's trip up to Albany to meet with State Senators about the importance of tenant protections.

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3/19/2018 Phone Bank to Jeff Klein's District

Another very successful Upper East Side phone bank to support true Democrats against the turncoat IDC.

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3/1/18 Rules Committee Final Meeting

Pierre Ratzki, the 76th Assembly District's representative to the Manhattan Democratic Party's Rules Committee, wrote an update about their final meeting. I attended the meeting with Pierre, and there were mixed results. They came to a consensus around all the of proposed transparency-enhancing measures except for the most important one, the ban on lobbyists serving as Party Leader. I've copied his report below.

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3/6/18 Petitioning for Carolyn Maloney Begins

You will probably see me out around the neighborhood with a green sheet and a clip board over the next few weeks.

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2/25/2018 Phone Bank to IDC Districts

The first phone bank was a huge success.

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2/20/2018 Small Business Forum

February 20th my colleague District Leader Kim Moscaritolo and I hosted a forum on retail blight on the Upper East Side and what can be done about it. It was a huge success, and we heard from constituents, elected officials, and community groups about ways the City and State - and, more importantly, residents - can help support small businesses and keep our streets vibrant.

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2/12/2018 FFDC Congressional Endorsement

On Monday, February 12th, the Four Freedoms Democratic Club held our biennial endorsement meeting for U.S. Congress. 

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2/8/2018 Planning Phone Banks for Primary Challengers

Throughout February I've been planning a series of volunteer phone banks on the Upper East Side to voters in State Senate Districts currently represented by a member of the Independent Democratic Conference.

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2/7/2018 Sixth District Judicial Election Panel

February 7th the invitations went out for a Judicial Screening Panel I helped organize to interview and make recommendations on candidates for the election for judge in the 6th Municipal Court District.

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