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Brooklyn Reporter – September 23, 2021

 Crime in the 68 is DOWN

New York Daily News – September 23, 2021

Op-ed for EMS to get their own agency

Gotham Gazette – September 22, 2021

JB joins Max & Murphy podcast to discuss Ida and resiliency

The City – September 22, 2021

Passage of Los Deliveristas package

Brooklyn Paper – September 22, 2021

Return of Hoban Memorial Run

Brooklyn Daily Eagle – September 20, 2021

Schack renaming

New 12 The Bronx – September 14, 2021

NYC Cleanup Corps in Bay Ridge

Sentient Media – September 13, 2021

Op-ed on animal agriculture and climate change

NPR – September 6, 2021

JB joins NPR morning edition to discuss Ida and resiliency

Labor Press – September 6, 2021

Op-ed for a Labor Committee with teeth

Bklyner – August 26, 2021

Backwater valve op-ed

Brooklyn Paper – August 12, 2021

JB declares war on trash

Brooklyn Daily Eagle – July 28, 2021

$13M+ of recovery budget secured for our district

Brooklyn Reporter – July 23, 2021

Santa Rosalia Feast returns

Brooklyn Reporter – July 14, 2021

3rd Ave Strolls and other summer events return

New York Daily News – July 12, 2021

Daily News editorial board supports JB-sponsored leg. to
allow use of drones for bldg. façade inspections

Brooklyn Paper – June 15, 2021

New Maimonides emergency dept in Bay Ridge

AMNY – June 2, 2021

Op-ed with DC37’s Henry Garrido calls for green jobs

Bklyner – June 1, 2021

Ribbon cutting for Bensonhurst Park Playground

AMNY – May 29, 2021

Op-ed with Borelli calling on candidates for elected office to
have property tax relief planned

Brooklyn Paper – May 4, 2021

Op-ed talks recovery cost and small business support

AMNY – April 21, 2021

Op-ed with Eric Adams calls for better treatment of EMS workers

The Real Deal – March 24, 2021

JB bill would create task force to study converting vacant
office space into affordable housing

Bklyner – April 8, 2021

JB announces funding and location for another new school,
fourth such plan announced in our district since start of term

The Real Deal – March 24, 2021

JB bill would create task force to study converting vacant
office space into affordable housing

AMNY – February 22, 2021

Op-ed with Joe Borelli calls for simple, fair property tax system

Brooklyn Paper – January 12, 2021

 Op-ed with Gounardes in support of eviction and foreclosure moratorium

Brooklyn Paper – January 4, 2021

Op-ed calls for requirement during Code Blue weather for pet
owners to let their pets inside

PIX 11 – December 15, 2020

JB stands with restaurant owners and calls for financial govt
support for shut down businesses and encourages constituent
participation in #12Days of Takeout for the Christmas season

Brooklyn Paper – December 2, 2020

JB celebrates residents banding together to raise funds for
Avenue holiday lights and touts our office grant

Brooklyn Reporter – November 19, 2020

JB allocates $275,000 for ten new NYPD security cameras around district

New York Post – November 17, 2020

JB and Rodneyese op-ed says COVID cannot be excuse for
city to ignore addressing graffiti and garbage

AMNY – October 28, 2020

Op-ed with Julie Tighe says NYC not ready for the next superstorm

Brooklyn Paper – October 26, 2020

JB touts $5.4 mil for Russell Pederson redesign and $4 mil
for Owl’s Head Park basketball courts

New York Daily News – September 21, 2020

JB op-ed calls for public broadband for all

Brooklyn Paper – September 1, 2020

JB op-ed supports public control of power utilities

AMNY – September 20, 2020

Op-ed with Costa touts 5-borough resiliency plan idea (our
bill that would make this reality is coming to vote at stated this month)

Brooklyn Daily Eagle – April 16, 2019

Lawmakers demand Verrazzano toll discount for Brooklyn drivers

Brooklyn Reporter – April 15, 2019

Pols demand $80 million for Calvert Vaux Park makeover

Brooklyn Reporter – April 15, 2019

Bay Ridge residents sick of sidewalks doubling as showrooms

Brooklyn Daily Eagle – April 11, 2019

Brooklyn pol tapped to head new climate committee says city
must focus on all waterfronts

Kings County Politics – April 9, 2019

Brannan Protects Furry Friends With Three Proposed Bills

New York Daily News – April 9, 2019

City Councilman calls on Mayor de Blasio to fully staff FDNY
engine companies with ‘fifth man’

Bklyner. – April 3, 2019

Brannan Calls For Immediate Action On Illegal Home Conversions

WWD – April 3, 2019

New York City officials are considering banning the sale of
fur apparel, following in the footsteps of such West Coast
cities as San Francisco and Los Angeles.

Bklyner. – March 27, 2019

Brannan Introduces Legislation To Create Department of Animal Welfare

PIX 11 – March 27, 2019

Brooklyn community rallies for safer streets

Kings County Politics – March 19, 2019

City Council Gets Behind PBA In Labor Dispute

News 12 Brooklyn – February 9, 2019

Middle school to be built at site of former Bay Ridge Nathan’s

PIX 11 – January 29, 2019

City Council member helping constituents understand property tax estimates

New York Post – January 21, 2019

Councilman wants extra firefighter for all FDNY engine companies

Bklyner. – January 10, 2019

De Blasio Announces NYC Ferry Service For Coney Island – in 2021

Brooklyn Daily Eagle – January 9, 2019

Council speaker pushes for municipal control of transit system

The New York Times – December 11, 2018

Hundreds of Complaints Flood In About New York Store Signs, but From Whom?

New York Post – November 18, 2018

This punk-rocking councilman is energizing Brooklyn Dems

Brooklyn Daily Eagle – September 26, 2018

Councilmembers want Brooklyn residents to decide how to spend $1 million

Brooklyn Daily Eagle – July 19, 2018

City Council passes bill to provide free phone calls to Rikers inmates

New York Daily News – June 27, 2018

Union workers would get city income tax credit to pay for
dues under pol’s proposal

New York Daily News – June 22, 2018

City Council asks for Senate to return for speed camera vote

Kings County Politics – June 8, 2018

Brannan’s Opioid Education Bills Pass Council

New York Post – May 29, 2018

Exposing the deadbeat de Blasio administration

Bklyner. – February 22, 2018

Neighborhood Policing Coming to Southwest Brooklyn

Brooklyn Paper – January 10, 2018

Ridge Councilman wants to boost fines on chain retailers
who don’t shovel sidewalks

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