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Strategy Meetings Signal Coming Flurry of Rent Law Lobbying

May 02, 2015

A housing-related rally at City Hall (photo: @AffordabilityNY) On Friday, tenant advocates, union representatives, and elected officials gathered in two separate meetings to discuss the renewal and strengthening of state rent


City Includes $1 Billion for Overtime in 2016 Budget

Apr 27, 2015

  Mayor de Blasio presenting his preliminary budget (photo: @NYCMayorsOffice) Some of the most prominent city agencies will again spend considerable portions of their budgets on employee overtime in fiscal year 2016,


The Week Ahead in New York Politics, April 27

Apr 26, 2015

New York City Hall What to watch for this week in New York politics: Ongoing legislative session in Albany - legislators will be in Albany Monday through Wednesday this week for session major