One local elected official is saying no thank you to a $20,000 annual stipend from the City Council. Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer, the second-highest ranking member of the Council as majority leader, has decided to return his annual stipend, also known as a lulu, to taxpayers. He is eligible for the extra pay, in addition […]
Councilmember Jimmy Van Bramer is looking forward to the next four years as majority leader. Van Bramer was appointed on Jan. 22 by newly elected City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito. “It’s a great honor, not only for me, but for our district, for our team and for Queens,” Van Bramer said. “It was a very […]
Congrats to Councilmember Jimmy Van Bramer. Van Bramer got engaged on Monday to his longtime partner, Dan Hendrick while vacationing in Puerto Rico. Van Bramer was among the elected officials that championed the Marriage Equality Act that Governor Andrew Cuomo signed into law.
Councilmember Jimmy Van Bramer helps remove graffiti in Sunnyside.
Where were you when you heard that planes had struck the World Trade Center? My day started off in the studio apartment in Woodside I shared with my partner Dan. I walked to PS 12 to vote, hand out literature and speak with voters, as it was primary day. It was one of the most […]