Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Articles of Interest to Tenant Advocates 2/7/17



Tenants' PAC
Gothamist: How to take action against Trump
 this week

421-a and MILLIONAIRES TAX

Below:
Elections
Ethics
Miscellaneous



ELECTIONS
Observer: Keith Wright confirms he is interested
in running for Bill Perkins' state senate seat if Perkins 
wins the City Council election
Daily News: Cuomo seeks Democrat to oppose Astorino's
 re-election as 
Westchester County Executive

DNA Info on ballot fraud lawsuit against Bill Perkins
New York Post: Board of Elections accused of caving to Harlem machine in 
allowing Larry Scott Blackmon to remain on ballot despite staff recommendation
 & legal precedent

ETHICS
DNA Info: De Blasio says he will not use taxpayer funds for his legal defense

Daily News: In another repudiation of home rule, Albany prepares to delay 
City Council-backed law imposing fee on plastic bags

Syracuse Post-Standard: Seeing opportunity in protests against Trump, House 
Democrats to hire organizers to target two upstate GOP U.S. Representatives

Politico NY: Mohawk Valley workers in long strike against Momentive look to 

Trump

Daily News: Governor Cuomo has reservations about constitutional convention

Politico NY: Council member Lancman fires 3 staffers for failing to support 
his run for mayor

City & State interview with NYS Comptroller Tom DiNapoli (must reading)

Buffalo News: Three top executives at LP Ciminelli resign as company is 
probed for bid-rigging in Cuomo's Solar City project

New York Times: Straphangers use hand sanitizer to remove anti-semitic graffiti 

from subway car

Capitol Confidential: State Senate confirms Rowan Wilson to Court of Appeals

New York Times: Protestors against Trump borrow tactics from the Tea Party

Gothamist: The story of the real Bowling Green massacre (Kellyanne 
Conway was only off by about 370 years)


Mike McKee
http://www.tenantspac.org/
Tenants' PAC · United States

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