Thursday, January 29, 2015

Brooklyn's Lentol Withdraws Bid for Assembly Speaker Spot

Brooklynites just lost their chance to have one of their own in the powerful position of NYS Assembly speaker.

Brooklyn Assemblymember Joseph Lentol suddenly withdrew from the race on Thursday, the Brooklyn Eagle reports. Lentol cited the need for a united front in Albany in the wake of the scandal surrounding Speaker Sheldon Silver.

This gives Bronx Assemblyman Carl Heastie’s bid a boost, the Daily News says.

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