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Session Adjourns With No Action on Rent
June 17th, 2011

As Democrats prepared to vote in favor of a temporary extension on rent regulation (see below), the Senate Republican leadership ended a session without taking a vote on the measure, Gotham Gazette’s David King reports.

Only minutes later they seem to have reversed course and headed back into session, likely under pressure from Gov. Andrew Cuomo

Earlier this week Republicans had favored the temporary extension on the grounds it could likely lead to a straightforward extension of existing laws, rather than the strengthening that tenant advocates are seeking. Now, though, the calculus has changed as Gov,. Andrew Cuomo apparently has entered the fray on the side of tougher laws.

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