Candidates Issues

Meeting on the State Budget – May 16, 2024

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Ana Champeny, Adjunct Lecturer at Baruch College and VP for Research at Citizens Budget Commission on the City and State Budgets

Video of the May 16 meeting on YouTube.

Nicholas Softy, who spoke at club’s April 18 meeting talks about New York’s Sanctuary Policies.


Old Business updates: NYC Local Law 11 Non-Citizen Voting (March 2024 before the Court of Appeals); Congestion Pricing to start June 30, 2024.  Malliotakis Gottheimer bill stalls in Congress.

Brandon Castro, Assembly 30 candidate
Candidate speakers: Jonathan Rinaldi, Assembly 28; Dwayne Moore, Assembly 29; Stephen Weiner, Surrogate Court; Julie Milner, Civil Court; Kenneth Paek, Assembly 26; and Jeremiah Kaambo, President of Namibia (speaking)

– Candidates who spoke at the meeting include:  Brandon Castro, State Assembly 30 (Steven Raga); Jonathan Rinaldi, State Assembly 28 (Andrew Hevesi);  Dwyane Moore, State Assembly 29 (Alicia Hyndman); Stephen Weiner, Surrogate Court Judge (open); Julie Milner, Judge of the Civil Court (Amish R. Doshi primary); Kenneth Paek, State Assembly 25 (Nily Rozic); and Jeremiah Kaambo, President of Namibia.

Next third Thursday meeting is June 20, 2024.  The club will host the only candidate debate between Kenneth Paek and Kenneth Chiu to represent the Republican Party for State Assembly in the 25th District.

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