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Gonzalo Duran
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On June 27th, Councilman Ritchie Torres said, “…Instead of choosing an expert in housing and urban planning, nepotism won…” when speaking of Lynne Patton’s possible appointment on the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.  Donald Trump’s…
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I recently attended the New York State Knights of Columbus: A Taste of Guatemala event with fellow community members and Veterans. As a former recipient of their Humanitarian Award, for my work in helping the Veteran homeless population, it is always an…
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For six years I have poured 100% of my energy into building a stronger community for Veterans returning home. This includes learning how to break through the red tape of bureaucracy that prevents Veterans from getting the help they need. At the same time…
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In early 2016 the base pay for City Council went from $112,000 to $148,500. Almost double the pay of a New York State Senator and includes benefits of additional stipends with joining committees. Now this pay raise was decided on and voted by the council…
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Join me tonight at 8:15 pm EST on 990WBOB as I speak to host Scott Rotondo about my run for office and what I will bring to the table.  To get more information about me click here: Gonzalo Duran for City Council     
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I’d like to be the first to congratulate these front-runners who will be either entering as city council members or continuing their current reign. This might seem like sarcasm but let me explain. Right now only a few select candidates are dominating in…
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I was recently invited to be a panelist by the Puerto Rican Traveling Theater at the Bronx’s Pregones Theater. The event was sponsored by Thrive NYC and the Mayor’s Office with participates from the Bronx Veterans Affairs, Bronx Borough Presidents Office…
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Gonzalo Duran Candidate for NYC Council District 15 speaks to Veterans and community members regarding the state of Mental Health for Veterans in NYC.
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Recently NYC Veterans Alliance championed to bring Intro. 1259 into fruition, which will help by, “Veterans and military will now have local recourse when landlords and employers discriminate against them. NYC government will now be on the hook to ensure…
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Another great day of petitioning around the 15th Council District, I enjoyed speaking with residents and gaining their support on running for City Council.    Taking every chance I could to speak with local residents regarding their concerns with the…
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