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LGBT Cocktail Reception

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Dear Friends,   The LGBT Pride Cocktail Reception, originally scheduled for Tuesday, June 21, 2016 has been postponed.   In the wake of a tragedy, it can be hard to know how to respond. The senselessness of the Orlando Massacre shook us all. We grieve for the injured and the slain. We will stand together, as we move forward from …

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The Main Street WIRE: Public Purpose Grants Saved

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Public Purpose Grants Saved Posted in Volume 35, Issue 19 – June 20, 2015 Public Purpose Fund grants, on which many Island organizations rely, are saved – for now. The Island’s Assembly Member, Rebecca Seawright, has been on the case, working with members of the Residents Association’s Government Relations Committee (GRC) and two RIOC Board members. As the past week …

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The Main Street WIRE: Rebecca Seawright Started Young in Politics

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Rebecca Seawright Started Young in Politics by Joyce M. Short Rebecca Seawright’s first dive into politics came when the county leader of her 4H group was fired without explanation. The leader was a woman, and there seemed to be antipathy from an old-boy-network that expected women to confine themselves to caring for their families. Seeing an injustice, the young Seawright …

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Our Take: Seawright’s Early Days

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Our Take: Seawright’s Early Days Amid everything else going on in Albany, some good news to report. Freshman Assemblymember Rebecca Seawright, who represents the Upper East Side, has passed five pieces of legislation through the assembly in her first months in office, an unusually prolific early showing. Four have been approved by the Senate. Seawright’s legislation spans a wide range, …

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Our Town: Seawright Moves to Stop M.T.S.

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Seawright Moves to Stop M.T.S.   Rebecca Seawright, the newly elected assemblywoman representing the Upper East Side, introduced her first piece of legislation at her inauguration ceremony on Sunday: a bill designed to stop the marine transfer station at East 91st Street. The legislation would require the immediate suspension of construction on the MTS if 2,500 New York City residents …

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US Senator Kirsten Gillibrand Endorses Rebecca Seawright

US Senator Kirsten Gillibrand Endorses Rebecca Seawright

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Featured in City and State’s “First Read”   HEARD AROUND TOWN: * Democratic nominee for Assembly Rebecca Seawright is likely to coast to victory in the heavily Democratic 76th AD, but still she is leaving nothing to chance. Today Seawright, who would be the first woman to ever represent the Upper East Side district if elected, is rolling out the endorsement of U.S. …

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US SENATOR CHARLES E. SCHUMER ENDORES REBECCA SEAWRIGHT FOR NY STATE ASSEMBLY

US SENATOR CHARLES E. SCHUMER ENDORSES REBECCA SEAWRIGHT FOR NY STATE ASSEMBLY

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Senator Chuck Schumer supports the first woman ever to represent the UES and RI in the NYS Assembly NEW YORK, NY- US Senator Charles E. Schumer announced his strong endorsement of the Democratic nominee, Rebecca Seawright for New York State Assembly in the 76th AD, which includes the Upper East Side and Roosevelt Island. Ms. Seawright is the winner of the …

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PTA Mom Wins Primary for Assembly Seat on the Upper East Side

PTA Mom Wins Primary for Assembly Seat on the Upper East Side

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UPPER EAST SIDE — Rebecca Seawright beat three Democratic contenders to win the primary for Micah Kellner’s 76th Assembly District seat on Tuesday. Seawright, an Upper East Side mother of two, won 45.3 percent of the votes, with Gus Christensen earning 37.7 percent, David Menegon 10.1 percent and Ed Hartzog 7.8 percent. She will now face Republican candidate David Garland …

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BRICKLAYERS AND ALLIED CRAFTWORKERS BACK REBECCA SEAWRIGHT

BRICKLAYERS AND ALLIED CRAFTWORKERS BACK REBECCA SEAWRIGHT

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NEW YORK, N.Y. – Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers Local 1 and Local 7 endorsed Rebecca Seawright, Democratic candidate for the 76th State Assembly District in Manhattan’s Upper Eastside and Roosevelt Island. “I am extremely proud to receive the endorsement of the Bricklayers,” said Seawright. “Strong community-based trade and professional unions are the backbone of this city, and I’m proud to have the endorsement …

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Former Assemblymember Pete Grannis Backs Rebecca Seawright for State Assembly

Former Assemblymember Pete Grannis Backs Rebecca Seawright for State Assembly

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NEW YORK, New York – Former Assemblymember Peter Grannis who served the 76th Assembly District for 32 years announced his enthusiastic endorsement of Rebecca Seawright for New York State Assembly in the same Assembly District, which includes the Upper East Side, Yorkville and Roosevelt Island.   “I was honored to represent the 76th AD for 32 years, and the people I served are very special to me. This is where my …

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