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East Harlem is being invaded by real estate developers…and several politicians are helping them.
Incredibly, the Speaker of the New York City Council appears to be on their payroll. 657 more words
Mayor Bill De Blasio and City Council Speaker Melissa Mark Viverito have betrayed El Barrio. Under the cover of “creating affordable housing,” they are planning to stuff tens of thousands of new luxury housing residents into El Barrio, NYC. 354 more words
Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito is breaking with fellow Democrats like Mayor Bill de Blasio and Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who have indicated a willingness to work with President-elect Donald Trump—and insisting she isn’t ready to call him her president so long as hateful rhetoric is “still welcome under Trump’s tent.” 685 more words
Hours before Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton was scheduled to speak at the Jacob Javits Center in Hell’s Kitchen tonight, New York’s top politicians and some of Clinton’s most prominent surrogates rallied behind the nominee, calling her the best candidate to address the country’s most pressing issues and insisting she would win the election. 810 more words
The NYPD told the City Council today it is “supportive” changing nuisance abatement law to make it tougher for cops to close down establishments where alleged illegal activity has taken place—but stopped short of backing new legislation advocates and Council members have proposed to end what they call the unfair shuttering of businesses in nonwhite neighborhoods. 687 more words