Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis was the recipient of the Republican Woman of the Year Award at the 142nd Anniversary Lincoln Dinner. She was celebrated for standing up like a one-woman army in the NYS Assembly, and speaking out boldly on the major issues of public safety, national security and the rule of law, which affect all New Yorkers. She is a great example of a Republican representative who puts people over politics. David Bressler, Regional Manager of Bimbo Bakeries USA and Republican candidate for NYS Assembly race in 26th Assembly District in Northeast Queens, introduced the Honorable Nicole Malliotakis.
Brandon Muir, Executive Director of the Reclaim New York Center for Government Reform and Accountability was the featured speaker at our March 2nd General Club Meeting. He spoke about Mayor Bill de Blasio’s latest budget proposal – at $84.6 billion dollars – which is nearly 25% higher than Mayor Bloomberg’s last effort. The bottom line for New Yorkers, our taxes will make up the difference. To fully understand how these budgets impact you and your family, he spoke about the financial obligations these spending promises carry, along with an outlook for governance across New York over the next two years.
Joseph Concannon – Glen Oaks Village Press Conference
Residents of the Glen Oaks Village Co-Op gathered with city council candidate Joseph Concannon on Tuesday (12-13-16) to raise their voices after going without gas in their homes since Nov. 3rd. The presser was fully covered by the media, Queens Tribune reporting, “A Month Without Gas in Glen Oaks” and Times Ledger, “Gas pains at Glen Oaks.” Concannon cried out admonishing the elected officials and city agencies who were AWOL and the powers that be: “City of New York: wake up. Get the gas back on here.” The gas was turned on after the presser as reported in Queens Chronicle, “Glen Oaks gets gas fixed after presser” and Queens Courier, “UPDATE: Glen Oaks co-op residents regain gas service after being without for more than five weeks.”
Video: Roy Fox, guest speaker at Columbus Day Dinner
Our October Club Meeting was a dinner meeting in honor of Columbus Day. We were entertained and inspired by guest speaker, Roy Fox, a former radio host, and currently lecturer at the Rufus King Mansion Museum in downtown Jamaica. Mr. Fox is an expert on the life of Rufus King who not only was a signer of the U.S. Constitution, but was an ardent foe of slavery in America. Here is the video of his outstanding speech.