Posts Tagged ‘Term Limit’

LAST MINUTE TERM-LIMIT DECISION

Written by admin on . Posted in News West Side Spirit, Notes From the Neighborhood west side spirit, Politics

When Council Member Gale Brewer was about to explain her vote on term limits, she said she had two speeches in front of her eyes: one in support of Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s bill to extend term limits, and one against the measure. She eventually read from the speech that explained her “no” vote, though she [&hellip
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DONATE THE DONATIONS

Written by admin on . Posted in Opinion and Column

To the Editor: Concerning “Extend Term Limits For 2009” (editorial, Oct. 16), it would be the height of arrogance for anyone, including Mayor Bloomberg, Comptroller Thompson, Public Advocate Gotbaum, Council Speaker Quinn, Council Finance Chairperson Weprin, along with other Council members and Borough Presidents, to claim that overturning term limits is necessary because only they have the insight to run [&hellip
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EXTEND TERM LIMITS FOR 2009

Written by admin on . Posted in Editorial, Opinion and Column

From political circles to dinner tables and PTA meetings, the city is abuzz with term-limit discussions. Reasonable people can reasonably disagree on whether or not we should extend the current two-term threshold for city officials in 2009, and certainly here in our office we’ve had a spirited debate on the matter. But given the unknown—and [&hellip
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