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Silver on Rent Regulation, Overheated Rhetoric and Over-eating

Reporters caught up with State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver in Albany yesterday, quizzing him on a variety of subjects. In spite of new reports to the contrary, he said Assembly Democrats are not seeking to make property tax relief...

Silver Speaks: More Reaction to the State of the State

State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver discusses Governor Cuomo's State of the State speech with Capital Tonight's Liz Benjamin:

Silver Strikes a Conciliatory Tone

As power point slides go, this one was a doozy. During Governor Andrew Cuomo's State of the State speech yesterday, LES Assemblyman, Speaker Sheldon Silver, was cast in a starring role. Here's what Cuomo had to say, as this...
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Mendez Sponsors Information Sessions on Bed Bugs

From City Councilmember Rosie Mendez: Rosie Hosts Forums on Bed Bugs in Private Housing on Tues. January 18th and on Bed Bugs in Public Housing on Wed. January 19th: On January 18th, Rosie, along with co-sponsors Community Boards 2, 3,...

Squadron Joins Koch at Midday Event

From this morning's in-box: State Senator Daniel Squadron will be joining Ed Koch at a midday news conference to call on the Senate to make government reform its first order of business in the new legislative session. Earlier this year,...

SPURA “Stakeholders” Face Tough Decisions

On Monday night, it's back to work for members of Community Board 3's SPURA task force.   They've had a lot to think about since last month's meeting, in which CB3 leaders unveiled draft guidelines for the redevelopment of the...
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“A Jihad for Love” Screening Tonight

Tonight City Councilmember Rosie Mendez is inviting members of the community to attend a screening of the provocative 2007 documentary, "A Jihad for Love."  Following the screening, director Parvez Sharma will take part in a discussion about the film,...

CB3 Panel Backs Chinatown BID; CB2 Weighs in Tonight

Tuesday night, Chinatown business and political leaders won an important victory, as Community Board 3's economic development committee voted to support their proposal for a business Improvement District. Many more steps lie ahead, including five more community board meetings...

This Weekend’s College Fair at Seward Park High School

This past weekend, State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver and City Councilmember Margaret Chin addressed students attending the CUNY College Fair on the Seward Park campus. The fair was sponsored by Silver's office, as well as the offices of Chin...
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Dangerous Masaryk Towers Sidewalk Finally Repaired

Neighborhood activists gathered at Masaryk Towers (43-55 Columbia Street) with State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver Friday on to celebrate a hard fought victory. After years of advocacy and protests, the crumbling sidewalk in front of the private...
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Photo: East River Park Track, Sunday midday. In the news this past week: --"In affordable housing vs. parking lot,...

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