Senate Democrats have a new weapon in their fight to expand rent laws: a YouTube video titled “525,600 Minutes.” The video, inspired by the Broadway musical, “Rent,” stars Daniel Squadron (who represents Lower Manhattan), as well as Adriano Espaillat and Liz Krueger. Don’t worry, no one breaks into song. In the clip below, Squadron is walking with LES resident Janette Brown, who lives on East 8th Street. Senate Republicans have indicated they’re willing to renew rent laws (which expire June 15) but they are unlikely to support expansion of current regulations.
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