Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Tenants PAC's 20th anniversary and Articles of Interest to Tenant Advocates 10/3/2017

Tenants' PAC
Celebrate Tenants PAC's 
 20th anniversary
Wednesday, November 8    
6:30 -- 9:00 pm
Guest of Honor: 
Attorney General Eric Schneiderman
Special Guest: Andrea Stewart-Cousins, 
next Majority Leader of the New York 
State Senate

Articles of Interest to Tenant Advocates:

Ross Barkan: Pundits say Trump is bipartisan; are they high? (City & State)

Ken Lovett: Mike Gianaris meets with potential primary challenger to Jeff Klein, says he is vulnerable (Daily News)

State of Politics: Democrats table resolution calling on state party, controlled by Cuomo, to share 1/4 of its funds with mainline state senate Dems

Albany Times Union: Progressive Caucus pushes again for state Democratic Party to give 25 percent of its funds to state senate Democrats

Jim Brennan: The MTA's long-term financial problem is severe, & soon will be worse (Gotham Gazette) (MUST READING)
New York Times: Stringer says subway delays could cost NYC $389 million per year

Daily News: Nicole Malliotakis TV ad slams de Blasio over NYC subways
Laura Nahmias: Nicole Malliotakis balances need to distance herself from Trump with not angering her conservative Staten Island base (Politico NY)
New York Post: Sal Albanese sues Campaign Finance Board, demanding to be included in mayoral debate
New York Times: The only race in town: who will be the next City Council Speaker?

Buffalo News: State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli reports that New York ranks last in taxes paid vs. return to state

Ginia Bellafante/Big CIty: What happened to police accountability? De Blasio won't say (New York Times)

Errol Louis: Open your eyes, de Blasio: happy talk no way to deal with school violence (Daily News)

Gothamist: ICE arrests 45 New Yorkers over 4 days in crackdown on sanctuary cities

Zack Fink: What's next after Silver & Skelos convictions were overturned? (New York 1 News)

New York Post editorial: Cuomo could not resist taking cheap shot at Preet Bharara over reversals of Silver & Skelos convictions, no matter how bad it makes him look

Politico NY: HHC chief slams Cuomo for withholding $380 million from NYC hospitals Harlem non-profit executive & wife sentenced to prison for embezzlement

Daily News: Ex-con Michael Grimm declares run for his old Congressional seat

Crain's: Grimm says he has paid his debt to society. The tax man says otherwise

The Real Deal: Dan Doctoroff talks of his years as Bloomberg's deputy mayor

New York Times: Transit workers elect new leader to replace John Samuelson

Jamelle Bouie: Trump promised a government only for white Americans, & in showing he doesn't care about Puerto Rico or its residents, he is fulfilling his promise (Slate) 

City & State: A boarding school classmate on how Eric became a Trump
New York Times: Mike Wallace prepares to publish Volume II of "Gotham" history of NYC

Mike McKee

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