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Adolfo Carrion Jr. Criticized for Declining Public Campaign Funding

Former Bronx Borough President Adolfo Carrion Jr. is being criticized for declining the public matching funds for a potential political campaign. Daily News reports that Susan Lerner, executive director of the citizens lobby group Common Cause/NY, says that the move to decline public funding doesn’t help voters and puts more power in the hands of special interest groups.

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  • Jerome Rezoning Plans Slammed at a Spirited Public Hearing

    Residents were vocal in their concerns about housing affordability and tenant displacement as they grilled City officials on plans to redevelop Jerome Avenue at Bronx Community College.

  • Suspect In Bronx Explosion Arrested

    A suspect has been¬†arrested in connection to the Kingsbridge explosion on Tuesday¬†that killed FDNY Batallian Chief Michael Fahy and injured 12 others. The suspect, Julio Salcedo, 34, is thought to be a tenant of the destroyed marijuana grow house, he was arrested on an outstanding misdemeanor warrant, according to DNA Info.  

  • FDNY Battalion Chief Killed After House Explosion In Kingsbridge

      An explosion of a Kingsbridge house in the Bronx killed a FDNY battalion chief and injured at least 12 others on Tuesday morning. Authorities responded to a 6:20 am call about a gas leak in the neighborhood, which was initially believed to be the cause of the explosion. But law enforcement now think the […]

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