Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Articles of Interest to Tenant Advocates 2/17/17



Tenants' PAC

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REZONING, DEVELOPMENT, TENANT DANGER
  
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CUOMO HOUSING POLICIES: UNAFFORDABLE
Delsenia Glover & Jeremy Saunders: Andrew Cuomo's housing policies

END TO NUISANCE LAW EVICTIONS WITHOUT WARNING


Below:
Elections
Mayor de Blasio's State of the City address
IDC Turncoats in State Senate
Miscellaneous
Anti-Trump Activity

ELECTIONS and ALBANY
Albany Times Union editorial: State senate Republicans kill bills to make 

MAYOR de BLASIO
City speech

IDC TURNCOATS IN STATE SENATE

MISCELLANEOUS
New York 1 News: Transit advocates pressure de Blasio to fund reduced
 fares for poor New Yorkers

New York Times: Landmark Erasmus Hall Academy building financed 
by Alexander Hamilton experiencing demolition by neglect

Buffalo News: Citizens Budget Commission says Cuomo relies on
 fiscal gimmicks to claim he is keeping spending growth below 2 
percent in 2017 state budget

New York Times: Cuomo signs bill to kill NYC tax on plastic shopping
 bags
Zack Fink on Cuomo's signing of bill blocking plastic bag fee in 
NYC (New York 1 News)

Daily News: NYS Comptroller Tom DiNapoli says fixing clean water 
crisis in state might cost $40 billion


State of Politics: Democrat Leslie Danks Burke says she will not run 
for 23rd congressional district

Daily News: Big pharma launches campaign against Cuomo plan to 
curb price of prescription drugs


Daily News: Rallies to protest ICE arrests of immigrants

 ANTI-TRUMP ACTIVITY
Observer: African Muslims march in Bronx against Trump's 
executive orders
DNA Info: Houses of worship sign up to provide sanctuary to 
undocumented immigrants facing possible deportation
North Country Public Radio: U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik threatens to 
call police on protestors demanding she schedule public town hall 
Gail Collins: W
ell, Trump watchers, things could be worse -- we could be in North Korea
 (New York Times)
Mother Jones: New groups emerge with focus on turning red districts blue

Mike McKee
Tenants' PAC · United States


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