Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Articles of Interest to Tenant Advocates 9/29/2017



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Daily News: Icon Realty agrees to pay $500K fine to settle 

Daily News: Brad Hoylman introduces bill to require LLCs to 
identify their owners



Ross Barkan: Will Cuomo throw the state senate to the Republicans by stalling on special elections? (Village Voice)

City Limits: State senator Marisol Alcantara accuses Northern Manhattan Is Not For Sale of racist attacks on her

The Villager: After counting paper ballots, Margaret Chin holds a 200-vote lead over Christopher Marte; BOE certification delayed by holiday

Gotham Gazette: Ten races to watch in the November 7 general election
Nick Reisman: Labor unions blast U.S. Supreme Court decision to hear case that could curtail their right to collect dues (State of Politics)
New York Post: East Harlem residents ejected from de Blasio town hall after protesting his rezoning plan

The Villager: How Diller Island became an abandoned project

The New York Times on the death of Diller Island
Daily News: Nicole Malliotakis receives $1.5 million in matching funds
Staten Island Advance: Malliotakis falsely accuses de Blasio of cutting funds for senior citizen programs

State of Politics: Hotel Trades Union protests Albany Hilton plans to cut pensions & wages

Politico NY: Lacking government funds, Gateway tunnel developers ask Related Companies to help pay for completion of crucial concrete encasement

Journal News: Westchester legislators fall one vote short on override of Astorino's veto of immigrant protection bill

Daily News: Cuomo says special legislative session will be needed if $2 billion in federal health care cuts take effect October 1

Politico NY: MTA says Cuomo's Art Deco towers at bridge & tunnel entrances will cost $100 million
Ross Barkan: Meet the woman who wants to end Cuomo's centrist reign (Village Voice)

State of Politics: Syracuse Mayor Stephanie Miner opposes constitutional convention
Politifact: It's true: A lot of people are leaving New York State

Daily News: Manhattan Dems postpone vote on rule change that would cost Keith Wright his post as county leader
Chelsea Now: How the Hell's Kitchen Democrats beat the old guard McManus Club

New York Times: Trump's tax cut gives corporate America everything on its wish list

New York Times: Trump's tax plan would cut his own tax bill by $1.1 billion
Gotham Gazette: A smattering of independent expenditures in NYC primary election
New York Times: Teenagers too young to vote are running for office

City Limits: Bill Perkins says he practiced participatory budgeting in earlier term, before PB existed
New York Post: De Blasio pledges to rid Upper West Side of rats
State of Politics: Heastie announces new Assembly committee chairs

Newsday: City Council members conduct kneel-in at City Hall to express solidarity with athletes trying to call attention to police killings of black civilians
Gothamist: Linda Macklowe sues Harry Macklowe for shrinking her apartment at 432 Park Avenue from 3-bedrooms to one, latest twist in their divorce fight
Charles Blow: Trumpism is synonymous with racism (New York Times)

Rich Cohen: How Jared Kushner is dismantling a family empire (Vanity Fair)
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