Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Most eligible for SCRIE/DRIE don't apply; costs of lawyers for poor tenants, and more - McKee's articles - 12/16/2014

Gotham Gazette: How the GOP won the state senate, and why it might lose it in two years

State of Politics: Cuomo says legislators desperate for pay raise, but not enough to pass campaign finance reform

Gotham Gazette: How the city council has changed and has not changed

Albany Times Union: State board of elections approves special investigators for enhanced enforcement

City & State: Last Week’s Winners & Losers

Journal News: Sheldon Silver acknowledges he has private law practice in addition to work with Weitz & Luxenberg

DNA Info: Bushwick tenants tricked into signing away tenancy rights, now fighting eviction

Crain’s Insider: Ground broken for new affordable complex at Atlantic Yards

Rachel Swarns: Improving economy does not help low-wage workers feed their families (New York Times)

Daily News editorial: Number of jobs increasing, but incomes declining

Addicting Info: First poor doors, now poor fences segregate tenants based on economic status

Daily News: Group trying to ban carriage horses fined $26K for illegal campaign contributions

Gotham Gazette: State & city election boards take steps to modernize vote counting, finance filings

Michael McKee
Tenants Political Action Committee

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