Council Takes a Shellacking From the Community

City Council has come in for some bruising at the hands of community advocates Steve Mayer and Thomas White who are unhappy with the RSO amendment process. We share that view! The Courier also took City Hall to task for rolling back tenant protections. We share that view too! As I say in my letter to the editor, after two years of rent stabilization progress this is a step backwards.

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The Courier Got it Wrong!

When the Courier endorsed Nancy Krasne for City Council last month, we observed it was a curious move to make. There were seven candidates for three seats but the paper only endorsed Krasne. And some of the reasons were a stretch, we thought. But it was strategic: she was the paper’s candidate so why send voters to another candidate in the at-large election? Krasne didn’t place, though, so the Courier got it wrong. Again.

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