Hiram Monserrate

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Ex-Sen. Hiram Monserrate denied spot on City Council ballot

The state's highest court on Tuesday signaled it would not hear an appeal by former Sen. Hiram Monserrate to gain a spot on the Democratic primary ballot for a Queens New York City Council seat in June. The decision by the state Court of Appeals upheld a lower court ruling...
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Queens, NYNY Daily News

No criminal charges for Hiram Monserrate after probe of 2020 campaign activity

Prosecutors have ended an investigation into possible campaign impropriety by disgraced ex-lawmaker Hiram Monserrate without bringing charges. The Nassau County district attorney’s office was looking into conduct by workers for Monserrate’s failed 2020 bid to get back into the state legislature. A Queens woman had described a series of heated...
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New NYC law will prevent Hiram Monserrate from running for Queens council seat

Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday signed legislation that will block ex-lawmakers from running for municipal office if they have been convicted of public corruption, a measure targeting one former Queens councilmember in particular. The new law will prevent Hiram Monserrate from challenging incumbent Councilmember Francisco Moya in District 21.
Brooklyn, NYNew York Post

Eric Adams publicly breaks with longtime pal, disgraced pol Hiram Monserrate

This weird bromance may finally be over. After years of palling around with the disgraced Hiram Monserrate — a one-time state senator infamous for slashing a girlfriend in the forehead with a drinking glass — mayoral hopeful Eric Adams has publicly broken political ties with the ex-con after questioning from The Post.
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NYC Council passes bill to block Hiram Monserrate from office

The city council voted Thursday to block ex-lawmakers from running for municipal office if they have been convicted of public corruption, a bill with major implications for one Queens council race. While a number of former Queens elected officials have been caught abusing their power over the past few years,...
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The right to run: Let Hiram Monserrate try to become a councilman again

We would like to say upfront that we really don’t like Hiram Monserrate, who we long ago renamed Monster Rat. We didn’t like the ex-cop in 2006 when he was a Queens councilman trying to exhort the Mets seeking a new stadium. We didn’t like him when, as a state senator, he was caught on video beating up his girlfriend. We cheered his 2010 expulsion and his misdemeanor conviction.