Sunday, January 7, 2018

Articles of Interest to Tenant Advocates - Jan. 6, 2018

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State of Politics: Flanagan re-elected leader of

GOP conference in state senate; two races still undecided

Daily News: Andrea Stewart-Cousins re-elected as 

 Democratic senate leader

New York Times: No pay raise for state lawmakers 

 adopted at last meeting of special commission

Gotham Gazette on controversy over pay raise for legislators

New York Times: Stung by scandal, Cuomo announces 
new ethics reforms

State of Politics: Cuomo's legal bill in Bharara probe 
grows to $950K

Daily News: Protestors occupy Chuck Schumer's 
Capitol Hill office, calling for Bernie Sanders to be 
the new Senate Democratic leader

Capitol Confidential: Schneiderman sounds alarm at 
 reports Trump might scuttle state "blue sky" laws 
used to counter business fraud

Daily News: Mayor de Blasio urges Americans to 
continue anti-Trump protests

Observer: NYS Winners & Losers in 2016 election

DNA Info: How a Trump presidency might affect the 

NYC real estate market

Daily News: Jared Kushner, Trump's son-in-law, running 
transition behind the scenes

New York Times: Despite federal nepotism laws, 

Jared Kushner maneuvers for White House role

Capitol Confidential: Voter turnout in 2016 was 
 dismal in face of voter suppression efforts; 
early voting needed in New York

Gothamist: State senator finds swastikas etched 
on door to Greenwich Village home

Mike McKee

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