Andy King

  • Blogs

    September 11, 2014

    Times Square Performers Say New License Law Would Violate Their Civil Liberties

    In the past few years, there have been several unfortunate, highly-publicized incidents in Times Square involving pervy, anti-Semitic Elmos and pugnacious, cop-punching Spidermen. But a new union representing Times Square costumed performers says a proposed law introduced by City Council Member Andy ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2013

    Rubén Díaz Jr. Re-Elected Borough President in the Bronx

    Incumbent Democrat Rubén Díaz Jr. was re-elected borough president of the Bronx in a landslide. Díaz was not always running for re-election; he ditched his bid for public advocate and instead refocused his efforts on the borough presidency in November 2012. There weren't any races that were that ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 26, 2010

    Bronx Soda Buyback Event Not Exactly a Hit

    ​On Saturday, the Alliance for a Healthier New York and SEIU 1199's Healthcare Education Project held a soda buyback event at Richard R. Green Middle School in the Bronx to support the soda tax. "We will be disposing any of the sodas we get," said Andy King, an AHNY organizer. "We are not re ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 26, 2009

    Pol's Challenge Could Mean Trouble for "1st Non-Profit Election Consulting Firm"

    ​The city's campaign finance laws and matching fund program allow the public to see into a candidate's war chest as if it were made of glass. But as the unfolding story of the blurred line between the non-profit Working Families Party and the for-profit Data and Fields Services shows, those me ... More >>

  • Specials

    April 15, 2003