Ed Malloy, a labor powerhouse who was, up until recently, president of the New York City and New York State Building and Construction Trades councils, tragically passed away earlier today.
Accordingly, Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Governor Andrew Cuomo, and others sent out statements honoring Mr. Malloy, which you can view below:
The sad news emerged this morning that Newark Congressman Donald Payne passed away, and Brooklyn Congressman Ed Towns, who served alongside him for more than two decades, announced his sadness regarding his friend’s passing.
“It is with profound sorrow that I express my deepest sympathy to the family and friends of my dear friend and colleague Donald M. Payne with whom I was privileged to serve in the United States House of Representatives for the 23 years he proudly and marvelously represented New Jersey’s residents,” he said in a statement.
TRENTON – Assembly Minority Leader Alex DeCroce, 75, has died.
DeCroce collapsed about 11 p.m. Monday in the legislative wing of the Statehouse following a late-night voting session. Shocked lawmakers, aides, and operatives milled around as EMTs attended to DeCroce, who was said to have been feeling ill before leaving the chamber. Read More