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Homeowners and renters can learn about available tax exemptions at upcoming info sessions


Jan. 12, 2024 By Iryna Shkurhan With tax season here, state Sen. John Liu is hosting information sessions in partnership with the NYC Department of Finance (DOF) to help residents apply for rent and property tax relief.  New York homeowners, for instance, who meet certain criteria can save hundreds to thousands of dollars on their annual property taxes this year. Homeowners are advised, depending on their situation, to challenge the assessed value of their property, with a lower value reducing their tax bill.  Depending on their home classification, they have until March 1 or March 15 to appeal their assessed…
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Thousands of toys distributed to military families in Fort Totten in Bayside


Dec. 21, 2023 By Iryna Shkurhan Thousands of toys were donated to military families residing in Fort Totten in Bayside during a holiday season where the majority of soldiers at the base have been deployed.  The toys were collected through State Sen. John Liu’s office, Operation Child Rescue, and various Champions Martial Arts Schools across…
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Bayside student helps to secure $73.5K in technology funding for his school

Jun. 29, 2023 By Ethan Marshall New York State Sen. John Liu announced on June 26 that $73,500 has been secured for technology funding at P.S. 376Q. He credits one of the school’s students, Maxwell Rosenfeld, who has spent multiple years lobbying to secure funding. “Technology helps us learn better and will prepare us for the…
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Queens lawmakers celebrate passage of SNAP EBT skimming legislation

Jun. 14, 2023 By Ethan Marshall State Senator John Liu and Assemblywoman Nily Rozic on June 13 announced at the Food Emporium in Fresh Meadows the passage of their legislation that would require local businesses to post-consumer warnings of potential skimming of SNAP EBT cards. They were joined in their announcement by community organizations, the…
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Northeast Queens elected officials honor outgoing District 26 PTA Presidents’ Council leader

May. 23, 2023 By Ethan Marshall Several northeast Queens elected officials came together on May 19 to celebrate District 26 PTA Presidents’ Council President Cathy Grodsky as she prepared to leave her post. Among those who came together to honor Grodsky were former Councilman Barry Grodenchik, Assembly members Nily Rozic, David Weprin and Ed Braunstein,…
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Douglaston community board member honored for 53 years of service

Mar. 7, 2023 By Ethan Marshall State Senator John Liu and Assemblyman Edward Braunstein issued a proclamation Monday, March 6, recognizing Community Board 11 member Bernie Haber, 94, for his 53 years of service. After joining the board in 1969, Haber had been the longest serving member in New York City until his retirement. “Bernie…
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