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BHB Exclusive: Jo Anne Simon Talks About Her Campaign for the 52nd AD Seat

In advance of the Brooklyn Heights Blog’s presentation September 2 of one of the few public discussions on the 52nd Assembly District Race, an important political contest in New York City this year, the BHB sat down with longtime Cobble Hill resident Jo Anne Simon to discuss her candidacy for the seat that outgoing Assembly […]

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NYS Assemblymember Joan Millman Will Not Seek Reelection

Assemblymember Joan Millman, who has served AD 52 for 17 years, announced yesterday that she will not seek reelection. She will be taking a position at the New York City Department for the Aging, the Brooklyn Eagle reports. Brooklyn Eagle: “It has been my great pleasure to represent our communities in the State Assembly for […]

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BHB Reader Report from Squadron’s Transit Forum

BHB reader Quinn Raymond submitted this report from Daniel Squadron’s Transit Forum held last night: I attended the Transit Forum tonight that Senator Dan Squadron’s office organized. It was very well put together, and turnout was around 50 or so. Squadron himself moderated, Assemblymember Millman as well as reps from the MTA and DOT answered […]

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BHB Readers Endorse Joan Millman in 52nd AD Dem Primary

The results of our BHB poll in the 52nd AD Democratic primary are in and our readers have endorsed incumbent Joan Millman against challenger/Brooklyn Heights resident Doug Biviano. Here’s the breakdown: Joan Millman 354 58.22% Doug Biviano 254 41.78%

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Brooklyn Heights People: Doug Biviano

Ask State Assembly Candidate Doug Biviano about himself, and the first thing he’ll say is he’s a P.S. 8 parent who was born and raised in Brooklyn. Then, almost as if to prove it, he’ll ask the waitress at Heights Café to bring him a Brooklyn Brewery beer.

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Squeezing Out Sparks: Biviano Debates Millman

News Corp’s Community Newspaper Group (the Brooklyn Paper, Courier-Life) hosted a debate last week between the two candidates squaring off for the Democratic nomination in the 52nd NYS Assembly District.   Incumbent Joan Millman and challenger/ Brooklyn Heights resident Doug Biviano discussed many local issues, but one topic appears to be gaining traction (operative word: […]

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The Media Reports on the Media Not Paying Attention to Biviano’s NY Assembly Campaign

Brooklyn Heights resident and candidate for NYS Assembly Doug Biviano may not have Michael Moore’s heft as a documentarian but he makes his point about media interest in his and other challengers’ political campaigns in a web video posted earlier this week.   Now the media is picking up on Biviano’s not being covered…by the media. […]

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Guest Post: Doug Biviano Strikes Back

BHB Guest Post by Doug Biviano, Candidate for New York State Assembly I love our Brownstone neighborhoods, the American system of democracy and our free press. Like you, I am outraged that our state leaders have hijacked our state government to use for their own self-interests, which include, above all, getting reelected. That is why […]

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Run Biv Run! Biviano Announces Run Against Millman in 52nd AD

Former NYC Council candidate and Brooklyn Heights resident Doug Biviano announced today that he’ll be challenging NYS Assemblymember Joan Millman for the Democratic nomination this election year.  He’s produced a campaign video along with this press release:

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Biviano in 2009 with U.S. Congressman Dennis Kucinich (Marc Hermann/BHB)

Millman Should Stand Against Crooked Albany Politicos Says BHB Ten’s Doug Biviano

Former City Council candidate/Brooklyn Heights resident/BHB Ten 2009 member Doug Biviano challenged Assemblymember Joan Millman to stand against “corrupt” politicians in Albany,  in a statement released to the press today.  Biviano also praised NYS Senator Daniel Squadron saying, “State Senator Daniel Squadron recently called Albany an ‘embarrassment’. He’s right. But it’s not an embarrassment just […]

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