Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Ariel Ferreira on THE PEREZ NOTES


I had the opportunity to interview Ariel Ferreira, who is running for the New York State Assembly in the 71st district. The seat is currently held by Assemblyman Herman Denny Farrell. Topics of discussion were housing, education, quality of life, unemployment, and the needs of small business owners.

Sunday, June 27, 2010

Mark Levine on THE PEREZ NOTES


I had the opportunity to interview Mark Levine, who is running for the New York State Senate in the 31st SD. The seat is currently held by State Senator Eric Schneiderman. Topics of discussion were education, housing, the budget deficit, and the MTA. Mark also discussed his background, and his qualifications for the job.

Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Gustavo Rivera on THE PEREZ NOTES


I had the opportunity to interview Gustavo Rivera who is running for the New York State Senate in the 33rd senatorial district. The seat is currently held by State Senator Pedro Espada. Topics of discussion were unemployment, housing, education, and the closing of senior centers. We also touched on the budget negotiations, progressive taxation, and the commuters tax. To hear the rest you have to listen to the interview.

Sunday, June 20, 2010

Gabriela Rosa on THE PEREZ NOTES


I had the opportunity to interview Gabriela Rosa, who is a candidate for the New York State Assembly in the 72ND AD. The seat is currently held by Assemblyman Adriano Espaillat. Topics of discussion were education, housing, senior services, and the budget deficit.

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Joyce Johnson on THE PEREZ NOTES


I had the opportunity to interview Joyce Johnson, who is running for Congress in the 15Th congressional district. The seat is currently held by Congressman Charles Rangel. Topics of discussion were education, financial reform, housing, senior services, and unemployment. We also touched on immigration reform, and crime in the district.

Sunday, June 13, 2010

Lincoln Restler on THE PEREZ NOTES


I had the opportunity to interview Lincoln Restler, who is running for State Committee in the 50th Assembly district. We discussed Brooklyn politics, and the New Kings Democrats differences, with Kings County democratic leader Assemblyman Vito Lopez, and how they plan to create change in the borough of Brooklyn.

Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Basil Smikle on THE PEREZ NOTES


I had the opportunity to interview Basil Smikle, who is running for New York State Senate in the 30Th district. The seat is currently held by Senator Bill Perkins. Topics of discussion were affordable housing, unemployment, stop and frisk, and the budget deficit. We discussed a number of other things, but you have to listen to hear the rest.

Sunday, June 6, 2010

Miosotis Munoz on THE PEREZ NOTES


I had the opportunity to interview Miosotis Munoz, who is running for the New York State Senate in the 31st district. We discussed education, affordable housing, and the attempts made by her opponents, to keep her out of the race. We also discussed her work in the community throughout the years, and what qualifies her for the job. The seat is currently held by State Senator Eric Schneiderman.

Friday, June 4, 2010

Julissa Gomez on THE PEREZ NOTES


I had the opportunity to interview Attorney Julissa Gomez, who is running for New York State Assembly in the 72nd district. The seat is currently held by Assemblyman Adriano Espaillat. We discussed Julissa's platform, and how she plans to deal with the problems facing the state. Topics of discussion were, education, housing, transportation, the budget deficit, and small businesses.

Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Lynn Nunes on THE PEREZ NOTES


I had the opportunity to interview Lynn Nunes, who is running for State Senate in the 10th senate district. Topics of discussion were education, housing, senior services, and the budget deficit. The State Senate seat Lynn is running for, is currently held by State Senator Shirley Huntley.