Posts Tagged ‘Carolyn Maloney’

Run, Carolyn, Run

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We wholeheartedly encourage East Side Rep. Carolyn Maloney to challenge Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand in next year’s Democratic primary. This is not a knock, necessarily, at Gillibrand’s qualifications, or at President Barack Obama and his Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel’s recent appeal for “party unity.” It is an appeal to reaffirm the democratic process and the [&hellip
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THE DISAPPEARING CITY

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For once, I had some time to kill the other day, so I wound up at the Museum of Natural History, looking for the old Indian canoe in the south entrance hall. It’s just one of those things you expect will always be there if you grow up in the city. I remember peering over [&hellip
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POLS RALLY FOR TENANT BILL

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Tenants who have fought in court against baseless charges of breaking rent-stabilization regulations may get new protections, if the State Legislature passes a pending bill. The bill would force landlords to pay up to three times the tenant’s legal fees. State Sen. Tom Duane and Assembly Member Brian Kavanagh, the bill’s sponsors, held a rally [&hellip
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CARE FOR 9/11 RESPONDERS

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Reps. Jerrold Nadler and Carolyn Maloney held a rally on Sept. 8 in front of 7 World Trade Center to push the federal government to provide health care for first responders to the Sept. 11 attacks who live outside the New York metropolitan area. The officials protested the federal government’s delay in offering benefits for [&hellip
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