Tag Archives | Assembly Member Joan Millman

Millman’s Bill to Improve Election Process Becomes Law

This in from Assembly Member Joan Millman’s office: Last week, the Governor signed into law a bill introduced by Assemblywoman Joan L. Millman. The bill, A. 8692 (in the Senate, S. 5447), gives local boards of election the authority to ensure poll sites have an adequate amount of voting machines, poll workers, and other resources. […]

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Millman Easy Winner in Assembly Race

Incumbent Assembly Member Joan Millman easily withstood a challenge from Heights resident Doug Biviano to win the Democratic nomination for the 52nd Assembly District. With all precincts reporting, according to NY1, Millman has 6,828 votes, or 73.59% of the total, to Biviano’s 2,450, or 26.41%. In other significant local races, PolitickerNY reports that incumbent female […]

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District Leader Races: Why They Matter

If you’re registered to vote as a Democrat and show up at the polls on September 14 (a week from this Tuesday) to vote in the primary election, you’ll find several races on the ballot. The one that has gotten the most attention in the form of TV and other advertising and press coverage is […]

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Marty (Markowitz) Names Marty (Connor) to Brooklyn Bridge Park Board

The Mayor’s Office today announced appointments to the governing board of the Brooklyn Bridge Park Corporation, a new entity established to plan for the future of the Park and to oversee construction and maintenance. Regina Myer, President of the Brooklyn Bridge Park Development Corporation, will serve as president of BBPC. The BBPC’s board consists of […]

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More Voting Machine Demos Scheduled

We’ve been notified by Assembly Member Joan Millman’s office that two more demonstrations of the new electronic voting machines, which are to be used for the first time in the primary election September 14, have been scheduled. They will be held on Wednesday, July 28, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., at the Brooklyn Public Library, […]

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Millman to MTA: Hearings a “Sham”; Restore Agent at High Street

Assembly Member Joan Millman, testifying at an MTA public hearing Wednesday, accused the MTA of holding “sham” hearings because two were scheduled for the same time, one in Brooklyn and one in the Bronx. This, she said, “depriv[es] both boroughs of the opportunity to be heard by the full board.” It indicates, she said, that […]

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Biviano Slams Millman for MTA Mess

Brooklyn Heights resident Doug Biviano, who is challenging incumbent Joan Millman in the September 14 Democratic primary for the nomination to represent the Heights and nearby areas in the State Assembly, was seen on Montague Street last week carrying a cardboard poster of his opponent with the words “After 13 years as our Assembly Member…MTA […]

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Millman Arranges Voting Machine Demo Monday

State Assembly Member Joan Millman, who chairs the Assembly’s Election Law Committee, has arranged for a demonstration to educate voters on the use of the new electronic voting machines, which will be used for the first time in the primary election to be held September 14. The demonstration will take place at the Raices Times […]

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Millman Joins the BQE Fray

State Assembly Member Joan Millman, whose district includes Brooklyn Heights, today announced her opposition to any realignment or expansion of the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway that would necessitate taking any private property “in Brooklyn Heights, Cobble Hill, the Columbia Waterfront District, DUMBO, Fulton Ferry Landing, Vinegar Hill or Willowtown.” She said: I recognize that New York State […]

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City Ready to Commit Additional $55 Million to Park

Characterizing Brooklyn Bridge Park as “the most exciting park project in New York City in 100 years”, City Parks Commissioner Adrian Benepe (at podium in photo) announced, at the meeting at LICH hosted by State Sen. Daniel Squadron (standing at right), that the City is prepared, pending State approval, immediately to commit an additional $55 […]

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