Tag: Politics

Bronx Politics: State Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie?


As Shelly Silver is approaching what looks like *might* be the end of his decades long reign as State Assembly Speaker, insiders are speculating about who might emerge as his replacement.

Bronx Politics: Bob Not-So-Thorough-Setter?

In last week’s “Boro Beat” column, Bob Kappstatter wrote that he “suspected” former Assemblyman Michael Benjamin would be running for his old seat because he moved back into “the hood.”  

Well, we here at welcome2thebronx.com followed up and engaged in some actual journalism and reached out to Mr. Benjamin.