Jan 22, 2013 Newsletter
President Obama’s second inaugural yesterday was a very special event. I was proud to attend the swearing-in with my daughters, enjoying the relatively mild weather and the spectacle of a crowd size that surprised even organizers (before yesterday, estimates were that 600,000 - 800,000 would attend, and actual estimates were that 1,000,000 observed the event.
Jan 17, 2013 Newsletter
The jobs report for the month of December brought welcome news: the 34th straight month of private-sector job growth. And last month, the Federal Reserve announced that it will continue its low interest rate policies to encourage economic expansion until the unemployment rate is driven down to 6.5%.
Jan 2, 2013 Newsletter

E-NEWSLETTER ~ January 2, 2013


Dear Neighbor,

I hope the New Year finds you and your loved ones happy and healthy.

Dec 21, 2012 Newsletter

E-NEWSLETTER ~ December 21, 2012

Dear Neighbor,

Nov 8, 2012 Newsletter

Dear Neighbor,

Nov 2, 2012 Newsletter

Dear Neighbor,

This morning the recovery continues as an all-hands-on-deck effort. The scale of the damage is daunting. Although some progress is being made, there is a need throughout the most affected areas of New York City for non-perishable food, water, and other items for those who cannot get out to buy supplies for themselves.  

Oct 3, 2012 Newsletter

E-NEWSLETTER ~ October 03, 2012

Dear Neighbor—

This Sunday, October 7th I will be hosting a town hall meeting at LaGuardia Community College focusing on the Obama Administration’s recent Immigration Deferred Action Program, with Special Guest Congressman Luis Gutierrez (D-Illinois) who has been a passionate and outspoken proponent of immigration reform.

Jun 29, 2012 Newsletter

E-NEWSLETTER ~ June 29, 2012

Dear Neighbor—

As you’ve heard by now, the Supreme Court upheld the individual mandate and most other major portions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in its ruling yesterday.

This is truly good news for a nation that needs it.

Mar 30, 2012 Newsletter


Dear Neighbor,

It's been a busy period in the Capitol, as Spring arrived with 80 degree temperatures-- and Washington's famous cherry blossoms bloomed very early.