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Brad Gerstman on Richard French Live – Bridgegate, State and National Politics

March 28, 2014
RNN TV

Political consultant Brad Gerstman appeared on RNN’s Richard French Live to discuss New Jersery Governor Chris Christie’s internal report on the George Washington Bridge scandal, plus more on state and national politics.

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Students with Disabilities: Another tale of two cities

March 7, 2014
Mayor Bill De Blasio

Mayor Bill de Blasio was swept into office under a tale of two cities banner that dramatically highlighted how New York has become divided by class. But there is another kind of class division….

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Brad Gerstman: Hurricane Sandy, Reminding Us All It Is Time for Change on the Gas Line

December 6, 2012
Natural Gas

Recent years have proven to be a time of major advancement, as natural gas has become a valid consideration for the future of home and vehicle development. From the unpredictability of traditional gas prices to untimely limits on petroleum access, every day factors are motivating necessary change. Given our current state of affairs, who could understand this reality better then the citizens of New York and New Jersey?

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LI Business News: Gerstman: NY Legislators Deserve a Pay Raise

October 19, 2012
Long Island Business News

Apart from our personal opinions about individual legislators and how they choose to spend their time in office, it is unfair to argue that this commitment does not constitute a full-time occupation. In fact, what would be the reasoning in providing these individuals with such important duties if we are not willing to acknowledge the full-time requirements they necessitate?

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Brad Gerstman: Stony Brook University – King of Long Island

August 7, 2012
Stony Brook Seawolves

The rising achievement of Stony Brook University’s athletic department under the leadership of Hofstra football alumni and athletic director, Jim Fiore, has only just begun. After being named Under Armour Northeast Region Athletic Director of the Year by the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics, (NACDA) Fiore is continuing to solidify Stony Brook’s competitive position within college athletics on a national level. Yet in the wake of such success, it is necessary to consider the ironic relationship that exists between the growing athletic program of Stony Brook and the failing decline of local rival, Hofstra University.

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Brad Gerstman Breaks Down Cuomo’s State of the State Address

January 5, 2012
Governor Andrew Cuomo Brad Gerstman

2012: What does Cuomo’s revolution bring to New York State? Gotham’s Brad Gerstman breaks it down, line by line on Long Island’s News12:

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Brad Gerstman: House Republicans Play Politics with New Yorker’s Safety

May 18, 2011
New York Terror

Brad Gerstman, a lawyer, co-founder of Gotham Government Relations, radio talk show host, potential political candidate and head of Gerstman for the People is sad to announce that the Republicans, who control the House of Representatives, are playing politics with the safety of the citizens of the New York Metropolitan area. The Republicans are seeking cuts to security spending all in an attempt to find additional spending cuts.

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How Can Student Athletes Trust Hofstra?

December 15, 2009
Hofstra Football

How can any sports athlete at Hofstra University feel safe considering the decision by the University to terminate their successful football program in order to provide more educational scholarships? A football program at most universities has its ups and downs, unfortunately losing money at times, and this applies to all athletic programs at a university. However, Hofstra took a drastic approach by terminating its football program where other universities would have found a way to restructure and renew it.

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Blog: Why Us? The Decision to Try Terrorists in NYC

November 21, 2009
New York Terror Trial

Our US Attorney General Eric Holder recently announced that terrorist prisoners being held in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, will be tried in the Southern District of New York. The trials will be around the corner from Ground Zero, which is very symbolic in many ways. I have two questions to ask. The first is why hold the trial in NYC? My second question, is why are these Guantanamo Bay detainees being tried in Federal District Court instead of Military Tribunals?

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Blog: To Cut or Collect…That is the Question

November 16, 2009
New York Tax Deficit

As everyone is aware, the people of New York are facing a year end deficit of over 3 billion and a double digit BILLION dollar structural deficit in the next budget year. The people of New York State must brace themselves to face drastic measures. However, there is a way to avoid the drastic cuts that the Governor and Legislature are discussing. There is a way to increase New York State’s revenue substantially which will reduce the needed cuts that will impact us all.

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Blog: 2009 Election Is All About Voter ANGER

November 8, 2009
Vote No

Are you better off now than you were 4 years ago? We all the know the answer and the people spoke with their votes Nov 3rd. Job losses, government cutbacks, government borrowing, no real changes, same partisan fighting…..and the the voters are fed up.

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BLOG: American Troop Levels in Afghanistan: More, Less, or Just Right

October 27, 2009
Afghanistan

Some argue that “the surge” in Iraq is positive proof that a dramatic increase in troops can turn this war quickly. However, the American people need more information about the current status of the war before we can formulate an educated opinion as to what the right direction will be for our troops and our Country.

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Blog: A United Voting Bloc

June 20, 2008
Vote

Elections at every level of government have a big influence on the business climate. The ability of businesses to innovate, expand, operate in a reasonable regulatory environment and keep more profits are all impacted at the ballot box. But how do small businesses ensure that candidates for public office support their needs?

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