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A mayoral candidate’s nonprofit gets $545,000 in contracts from the City Council. A local group founded by Assemblyman Vito Lopez scores $300,000 plus $1 million in capital spending.And a disgraced
Former city schools chief Joel Klein takes mayoral candidates to task on education in a big speech earlier today. GothamSchools reports:
In a speech in Washington, D.C. to charter school
NY1’s “Road To City Hall" anchor Errol Louis holds a roundtable on the split union endorsements in the mayoral race.
In a front-page story in today’s paper, the Daily News finds that Democratic mayoral candidate William Thompson “ignored red flags" about the growing CityTime scandal over the eight years that
Democratic candidate for mayor Bill Thompson announced his affordable housing plan while speaking in the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn earlier today.
Thompson’s four-point plan aims to create and preserve over
Last night’s City Council vote overriding the mayor’s veto of a paid sick leave bill couldn’t come at a better time for the legislation’s lead sponsor.
Upper West Side Councilwoman Gale
The Awl breaks down the “mad dash for endorsements" in the mayoral race — “from the teachers’ union to Lady Bunny, from Ingrid Sischy to Marv Alpert to Plumbers Local
Many of the mayoral candidates are expected to attend a mayoral forum tonight in Brooklyn about Hurricane Sandy relief and the future of New York City’s flood zones.
The forum is
Political observers and rival campaigns tell The Wall Street Journal that Democratic mayoral candidate Christine Quinn’s bid for City Hall may be in trouble.
Recent polls have shown that her
Candidates from several key races are expected to discuss the role of public policy in the arts at a forum tonight.
The forum will be moderated by journalist and Futuro Media