Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Articles of Interest to Tenant Advocates 9/25/2017

Tenants' PAC

Help celebrate Tenants PAC's 
20th anniversary!
With our guest of honor:
Eric Schneiderman
New York State Attorney General 
& founding board member of 
Tenants PAC
Wednesday, November 8, 2017
6:30 – 9:00 pm
25 West 18th Street, 
Details to follow.
For more information:

City Limits: De Blasio makes minor changes to East Harlem rezoning

Crain's: Asking rents drop in some gentrifying neighborhoods

New York Post: Steve Croman pays $3 million to delay prison
 entry until after Jewish holidays

The Real Deal: Landlord attorneys give advice on maximizing rents
, say don't go to court unless you must

Daily News: Democratic party bosses choose Brian Kavanag
 for Daniel Squadron
 state senate seat

DNA Info: Reformers protest undemocratic process that 
chose Kavanagh
 for Squadron seat

New York Times: How party bosses, not voters, pick 
politicians in New York State

Zack Fink: Process to choose Democratic nominee for 
Squadron seat was even worse than you thought 
(State of Politics)

Daily News editorial: Voters cheated by tainted process 
by which Kavanagh got nod for Squadron seat

City & State: What the Kings County Democrats left
 out of their endorsement of Brian Kavanagh for Squadron 
seat (annotated news release: click on yellow highlights)

New York Post: District Leader Melissa Mark-Viverito says she 
did not receive notice of vote to re-elect Keith Wright as Manhattan
 party chair

Capitol Confidential: Kingston progressives continue
 "Faso Friday" protests against U.S. Rep. John Faso

Gotham Gazette: Alicka Ampry-Samuels wins 9-way primary
 to replace ineffective Darlene Mealy on City Council

DNA Info: Rodriguez conceded to Diana Ayala in race for 
Melissa Mark-Viverito's seat
Ron Shiffman: De Blasio's plan for Pfizer site development 
will exacerbate North Brooklyn segregation & displacement
(City & State)

City & State: The long-shot mayoral campaign of G.O.P. 
nominee Nicole Malliotakis

Ginia Bellafante/Big City: Disconnected, patronizing, righteous
de Blasio a good fit for the techies who want to rid NYC of
 bodegas (New York Times)
Politico NY: De Blasio punts some big decisions until after 
Election Day

New York Times: Cuomo finally gives tepid endorsement of de
Blasio re-election

New York Post: Malliotakis claims internal poll shows she trails
 de Blasio only by 16 points

Daily News: NYC Health Dept. says queer students more
 likely to experience bullying, homelessness

Staten Island Advance: Sixth Democrat challenges U.S. Rep. Dan

Gothamist: Out of prison, Michael Grimm to challenge Dan Donovan 
for his old congressional seat

New York Times: Loss in district leader election costs McManus Midtown
 Democratic Club its last vestiges of power

Gotham Gazette: Ede Fox unsuccessful in second attempt
at City Council seat

Crain's: De Blasio claims Laurie Cumbo's win over Ede Fox
 gives him a mandate to proceed with Bedford Union Armory

New York Post: Syracuse Mayor Stephanie Miner meets
 with Berniecrats, weighs primary challenge to Cuomo

Gothamist: De Blasio expresses qualified support for repeal of Prohibition-era cabaret law

Daily News: Cuomo & de Blasio support cable workers on strike against Spectrum

Politico NY: Despite meltdowns, Cuomo says subway service is already improving

City & State: Schneiderman seeks to overturn judge's decision to bar email evidence in bribery case against political operative Steve Pigeon

New York Times: Despite bipartisan opposition, U.S. Senate G.O.P. leaders push for another vote to repeal Affordable Care Act

New York Times: Joyce Matz, tenacious preservationist, dead at 92

Capitol Confidential: Heastie names Helene Weinstein chair of Assembly Ways & Means Committee

Daily News: Diane Savino quoted by Kremlin-funded news outlet praising Moscow's administration

Investigative Post: After spending $750 million on SolarCity factory, Cuomo gives Elon Musk an escape clause to get out of the deal

New York Times: Cuomo's gamble on upstate casinos is not paying off as revenues fail to meet projections

New York Times: U.S. Senate Republicans agree on tax cut that will add to federal deficit, already $20 trillion

Observer: Mark-Viverito & 3 Latino congressmen arrested outside the dark tower in civil disobedience protest over DACA suspension

Gotham Gazette: 24 of 50 City Council Members have women serving as their chiefs of staff

New York Times: U.S. prosecutors ask judge to sentence Anthony Weiner to about 2 years in prison


Mike McKee
Tenants' PAC · United States

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