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Senior reporter @TheCityNY. Poniéndome las pilas. Tips? JVelasquez@TheCity.NYC or DM for Signal.

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1/22
2021
Literal LOL/spit take at this subject line from the Stefanik camp, which comes 15 days after she voted to overturn… https://t.co/f5KjJIrcL9
Retweeted by Josefa Velásquez“How are you not safe not even in your own building?” Ms. Mignon said. “He wasn’t out in the streets at that time.… https://t.co/97s7CDPW8wOn to important local elections! Which could very well be decided by a whole city's worth of new voters, @annjychoihttps://t.co/TlqHxNn2dD
Retweeted by Josefa VelásquezNew voters in Long Island City (& elsewhere) will weigh in choosing the next mayor. They also get a say in electi… https://t.co/eWKgXfWTW9
Retweeted by Josefa Velásquez @annjychoi @J__Velasquez @THECITYNY The recent Queens BP race might also shed some light on how new voters in LIC a… https://t.co/8Wb2Pl8WSa
Retweeted by Josefa VelásquezClaudia is new on The Bronx beat and already killing it. If you haven’t already, give her a follow for Bronx news… https://t.co/IVf7PSh5NMOne of the videos obtained by @propublica + @thecityny is particularly chilling: it shows NYPD officer Omar Habib u… https://t.co/63JZwyT2Yj
Retweeted by Josefa VelásquezStill Can’t Breathe: How NYPD Officers Continue to Use Chokeholds on Civilians- @ReporterTopher, @yoavgonen and… https://t.co/fcbWMb5HBw
Retweeted by Josefa VelásquezLoving this piece from @J__Velasquez and @annjychoi Voter Registration Surge Stands to Shape This Year’s NYC Pri… https://t.co/znqhy5NXzy
Retweeted by Josefa Velásquez @brigidbergin @annjychoi @THECITYNY Thanks, Brigid!and also read this article for some quotes about government incompetence i truly disagree with and think about ever… https://t.co/R45kkl7OU4
Retweeted by Josefa VelásquezHunts Point Market Strike Enters Fourth Day as Workers Demand a $1 an Hour Raise: ‘We’re Not Asking For Very Much’ https://t.co/g5iMCMlLzO
Retweeted by Josefa VelásquezOZUNA How dare they get us hyped to Taki Taki this lateIdeal time to share one of my favorite videos on the internet, Dave Grohl explaining Christopher Walken’s pronuncia… https://t.co/7JBLBSVQR7I’m gonna need everyone to buckle down, stay home and wear their masks because I’m about to drop cash on monochroma… https://t.co/FpAk9oto6a
1/21
2021
January 2021 financial disclosures are now in for NYC candidates, and @DanielaFinlay and I have them all organized… https://t.co/MmpA5uVDfR
Retweeted by Josefa Velásquez @aaronnarraph @DanielaFinlay What an incredibly helpful spreadsheet. 👏 👏 👏 @annjychoi Has your City Council district gotten bluer? Check out this interactive from @willcwelchhttps://t.co/bvoQcFtWoAThe number of newly registered Democrats in New York City has surged in recent years and those new voters will shap… https://t.co/DxEO2ka2ZMIn Jewish yoga this pose is: waiting for my wife at Loehmann's https://t.co/Qik7wsZ0ad
Retweeted by Josefa Velásquez @ZachReports @GovCannoli Thanks!If approved, this could change New York politics for a generation. So what's redistricting, how does it work and… https://t.co/JfJC16dU3C🎯 https://t.co/ZZ5sHEdY2GSend us your pitches! We want to hear pitches on how the mayoral candidates square up on issues that effect immigra… https://t.co/uNvtPP3IFK
Retweeted by Josefa VelásquezWhat a moment for our country and for women of color in particular. The first Latina Supreme Court Justice, Son… https://t.co/VQG0NkC2iX
Retweeted by Josefa VelásquezIf you're wondering why there isn't certainty on supply, @propublica explains how Operation Warp Speed's week-by-we… https://t.co/yGhVxYibKm
Retweeted by Josefa Velásquezjournalism students, we need you 📢 let's make sure you attend (virtual) conferences and stay up with your reporti… https://t.co/U6Zf1e66gQ
Retweeted by Josefa VelásquezBREAKING: NYC Health Dept. is closing its 15 vaccination hubs Thurs & Fri due to lack of supply from fed gov't. Ap… https://t.co/gU7ZtEOw4u
Retweeted by Josefa VelásquezFrom her insta story. https://t.co/qS2MGWdJC9Meanwhile, here’s an update from the head of the Manhattan Republican Party posted just before the inauguration sta… https://t.co/xLnpoiPcmpFurther proof that Gen-Z will save us. Inaugural Poet Amanda Gorman Captures the Moment in “The Hill We Climb” https://t.co/WsEyq34wEnHi — Do you live in NYC, are under 65 and have a pre-existing condition, and want to talk to a journalist about you… https://t.co/hmdp9YHAuq
Retweeted by Josefa Velásquezfirst daughter of bushwick and second daughter of the country, ella emhoff, arrives https://t.co/CO3laQXkY9
Retweeted by Josefa Velásquez“It doesn’t feel like she’s striking any strong placement in the race. It’s like this middling thing that’s just no… https://t.co/PnL3fCuMUK“He’s planning to have his grown children come over to his home in Astoria to watch Biden’s inauguration. ‘We are… https://t.co/WciqQsuRZJhttps://t.co/DSmEd1rgpn https://t.co/evA1fl1j0wThat Lil Wayne endorsement really went a long way https://t.co/6KRydZ8p5x https://t.co/QgxSEVBzxL
1/20
2021
Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance reported raising less than $2,000 in the last six months, further fueling spec… https://t.co/HCuYBp0wOLNEWS: @NYGovCuomo says he will "pursue litigation" against the federal government if it doesn't approve $15 billion… https://t.co/Bfcr8GXICn
Retweeted by Josefa VelásquezThis year is a bit different. For starters, the budgetary address is virtual because of COVID-19 concerns. NY is… https://t.co/X1EcEaEGbHCuomo’s budget address essentially spells out how he plans to pay for some of his proposals and the financial state… https://t.co/PKkq6SUgAFWhat an amazing resource for NYC voters 🗳️ by @rachelholliday https://t.co/mwPCawoTFD https://t.co/qFEa00HkPY
Retweeted by Josefa VelásquezImagine being Dean Skelos, a member of the president's party, and hearing news that your former counterpart in the… https://t.co/OIx5f4j9Kn
Retweeted by Josefa VelásquezNEW: Biden immigration plan, coming Wednesday, will include 8-year path to citizenship for millions without legal s… https://t.co/z6snJiaxF0
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1/19
2021
What a plot twist https://t.co/vUp2cxmQIy
1/18
2021
How one man went from attending President Barack Obama’s inauguration to dying in the mob protesting Donald Trump’s… https://t.co/Xwd9ciK3D0
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1/15
2021
Important thread about the NYPD’s response to protestors over the summer, which NY’s attorney general is suing over… https://t.co/nLLMK3XpZBWould you like to help make a difference in local news? Want to experiment on how a news organization reaches peopl… https://t.co/ECgH7DjkCq
Retweeted by Josefa VelásquezRemember how Cuomo instantly blocked de Blasio's first big ask, the millionaires tax to fund universal preK, one of… https://t.co/Mu1NuYSs1z
Retweeted by Josefa VelásquezInteresting juxtaposition on ⁦@NYGovCuomo⁩ website, a warning on limited vaccine app’ts as governor gives his final… https://t.co/kjAbW6RZux
Retweeted by Josefa Velásquez.@THECITYNY is hiring! @WritersofColor https://t.co/9Xu5QSquTA @rachelholliday See this? I love it. I couldn’t wear it.🚨NEW: @TishJames is filing a lawsuit today against the NYPD seeking to install a federal monitor to oversee the dep… https://t.co/5CrFTFeu1S
Retweeted by Josefa VelásquezBarely in the race but already on the defensive, ⁦@AndrewYang⁩ is untested in the New York City political field. He… https://t.co/5svBX8VfOx
Retweeted by Josefa VelásquezLooks like Yang will be hitting 4/5 boros tomorow. He’ll be starting the day in Manhattan, heading to The Bronx f… https://t.co/UpX77F5bzsThe video — which shows him playing piano on the Coney Island boardwalk and eating pizza at Spumoni Gardens— was di… https://t.co/RcBp9p4FDpFormer presidential candidate Andrew Yang is officially entering the race for New York City mayor. Yang will make… https://t.co/S1gxAhncgqAs the CCRB’s executive director pointed out, the outcome of the internal investigations is unknown to the board.… https://t.co/c1xVwPPPa9in 2020, the NYPD’s independent oversight board referred 31 sexual misconduct complaints filed against cops to the… https://t.co/rrcdpeOqwd
1/14
2021
@heybonanos This is the answer I was looking forAfter watching Pretend it’s a City did you study Fran Lebowitz’s hand gestures so you can mimic them in the future or are you normal?I miss precedented times. When do we get her back?An NBA player was tackled by NYPD officers 5 years ago, one of whom broke his leg with a baton. Thabo Sefolosha… https://t.co/MFNZ3Vs6LIThe NYPD’s oversight board is attempting (for the second time) to investigate sexual misconduct complaints filed ag… https://t.co/6QAjUMwyvVNEW: The NYPD isn’t equipped to hold officers accountable for sexual misconduct, say lawyers and other advocates we… https://t.co/wTkKdqM9dM
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1/13
2021
NEW: Acting U.S. Attorney Michael Sherwin says the pipe bombs found near the DNC and RNC "were real devices" with t… https://t.co/phZd5uv2FR
Retweeted by Josefa VelásquezA correction to this tweet. Misread the 2015 Daily News story. According to the couple, the arguement did not turn violent.Here’s a link to the 2015 story: https://t.co/AFfREwLDUV Last year, Sepulveda’s brother sent a 13-page letter to s… https://t.co/UQOvaAXUN3State Sen. Luis Sepulveda is being removed as chair of his committee over allegations of domestic violence. This i… https://t.co/ebtiEJln8z#BREAKING - Bronx State Senator @LuisSepulvedaNY just turned himself into the 48th precinct, according to a police… https://t.co/l72s3svv1I
Retweeted by Josefa VelásquezRapid tests are less accurate than the PCR tests. The rapid tests are even less accurate for asymptomatic individ… https://t.co/hgpNfXks6E @mattkopans @ramrod_rj Should say eludes me (sorry, was typing as the Governor was talking)New York is receiving 300K dosages of the vaccine a week, but the eligible population with the latest CDC guideline… https://t.co/wfb3WAld0WOn a conference call with reporters, Gov. Andrew Cuomo is taking issue with the CDC’s latest guideline opening up C… https://t.co/fmd9bgcE37what is the point of a 24/7 vaccination hub that most New Yorkers can’t get to between midnight and 5am https://t.co/XxRacXYvqc
Retweeted by Josefa VelásquezAs of this morning, the state’s hotline was temporarily unavailable to take calls and directed callers online. Th… https://t.co/hmotNHHqll @RichAzzopardi Called the phone number for the COVID-19 vaccination hotline and recieved this message: “We’re sorr… https://t.co/UPHAyUrNxR @RichAzzopardi Does that phone number provide transportation for seniors?New York opened COVID-19 vaccinations to those 75 and older yesterday. But many seniors face tech and transportat… https://t.co/da0Kbo6l5w.@THECITYNY has been tracking the spread of COVID-19 in New York City. Today's update: Testing dipped over the ho… https://t.co/KmRXPiqwNH
Retweeted by Josefa VelásquezAs far back as I can remember, I’ve always wanted to be a patriot. https://t.co/g1H4u1hvsw
Retweeted by Josefa VelásquezGetting strong Arrested Development vibes from this clip https://t.co/eAFiFHmrgU
1/12
2021
That’s a wrap for Cuomo’s first (out of four) state addresses he’ll be delivering this week. The 43 minute speech… https://t.co/zZLvSOfQIO"The federal government should provide these undocumented New Yorkers with hardship funding. And if they don't, the… https://t.co/BfXhQcIPwsRaising taxes on the ultra-wealthy isn’t a panacea to close New York’s $15 billion budget hole, Cuomo says. "If w… https://t.co/iIVKP6QfRkCuomo’s 7 priorities: 1. Defeat COVID 2. Vaccinate New York 3. Manage “short term economic crisis” 4. Invest in t… https://t.co/N4IIxc1bUF
Retweeted by Josefa VelásquezCuomo’s speech has so far centered around the fallout of COVID-19 "These are new realities that will have dramatic… https://t.co/6eUbhpiPZkThe speech is slated to start at 11:30. I’ll be tweeting news and any announcements. You can watch along at https://t.co/3bo3F3RH6tGood morning! Today is Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s State of the State address, an annual speech where he lays out his pri… https://t.co/Mf4MV5vXNyYang has hired Bradley Tusk’s shop, probably the most aggressive (and among the most expensive) flacks in New York… https://t.co/6PrrOD5PPk
Retweeted by Josefa VelásquezWell well well https://t.co/kKBn7k9S6L
Retweeted by Josefa VelásquezDe Blasio Promised to ‘Accelerate’ His Long-Stalled Broadband Plan in July. Some 1.5 Million New Yorkers Are Still… https://t.co/PZ6oSkDQ0s
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1/11
2021
Prince Street Pizza Owners Step Down After a Series of Racist Comments Resurface Online https://t.co/c9MqOflbyl
1/10
2021
I don't think I fully understood what happened Wednesday until I watched this video. It's long and includes the sho… https://t.co/ix4mKMnzs7
Retweeted by Josefa VelásquezThis is horrifying https://t.co/AaYEF8BBXzIn essence, what appears to have happened here is that @NYGovCuomo acquiesced, and has now agreed to greatly expand… https://t.co/RExuWCnIMU
Retweeted by Josefa VelásquezThe fact this 89-year-old woman can’t get vaccinated tells you everything you need to know about how the rollout is… https://t.co/fDQWp6D9cs
Retweeted by Josefa VelásquezThis encapsulates how @NYGovCuomo’s theory of how his vaccine rules should work doesn’t always jibe with the realit… https://t.co/JWiOqMGqzx
Retweeted by Josefa VelásquezVaccination lines across NYC are moving slowly. The reason: lots of restrictions about who is eligible and a disorg… https://t.co/9feEeTbcC1
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1/8
2021

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