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City Council Overrides Mayor Bloomberg’s “Living Wage” Veto

Written by City & State on . Posted in Breaking News

living-wage-300x168 At a press conference on the steps of City Hall this morning, advocates for the “living wage” bill celebrated the New York City Council’s expected override Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s veto of the legislation this afternoon. After years of struggling to get the bill passed, the mood was gleeful, full of prayers and hymns. “By overriding [&hellip
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Backing Quinn, Lappin Says Heckler Was “Inappropriate Distraction”

Written by City & State on . Posted in Politics

lappin A lot of people were surprised that Council Speaker Christine Quinn decided to suddenly leave the living wage press conference this afternoon after a heckler (who was a pastor supportive of the living wage bill) insulted Mayor Michael Bloomberg. But Quinn’s actions are getting support from at least one Council member, who is also seeking [&hellip
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