Monday, December 11, 2017

Articles of Interest to Tenant Advocates - Dec. 11, 2071



Tenants' PAC

DEVELOPMENT - TOO TALL:  Charles Bagli: 69-story luxury tower planned for Upper West Side might be too tall & too late (New York Times)


BROADWAY TRIANGLE SETTLEMENT: Daily News editorial: Settlement in Broadway Triangle case will make project fairer


NYCHA - LEAD PAINT



Jimmy Vielkind: Cuomo takes limited questions from Albany press corps by phone as his staff try to manipulate process (Politico NY)

Ken Lovett: Cuomo has avoided meeting with reporters since June (Daily News)

Chris Bragg: FBI investgating Cuomo's hiring practices (
Albany Times Union)


Journal News editorial: Cuomo should call special elections on January 1 rather than delay

Ken Lovett: Heastie says despite tight 2018 budget, legislature must fund long-term plan for MTA (Daily News)
Nick Reisman: Cuomo says he will consider pay raise for legislators if budget is on time; Heastie says a good budget is more important than an on-time budget (NY State of Politics)

SEXUAL HARASSMENT: Gotham Gazette: City Council members announce effort to reform sexual harassment rules in city government

Ross Barkan: Can we kill "optics" in politics, & concentrate on the real? (Village Voice)

Gotham Gazette: Inside fundraising & spending of City Council Speaker candidates

CITY COUNCIL SPEAKER: Courtney Gross: Robert Cornegy is now taken seriously as Speaker candidate (New York 1 News)
Queens Chronicle: Rep. Joe Crowley holds strong hand in Speaker race

Robert Lederman: Friends of the High Line illegally restricting street artists (The Villager)

New York Post: Drug charges dropped against ex-Citizens Union head Dick Dadey


Mike McKee
Tenants' PAC · United States

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