Posts Tagged ‘Christine Quinn’

Jun
2013
5

Framing “Fragmented” Union Endorsements in NYC Mayor’s Race As a Failure Is an Unfair Double Standard

Framing
  Articles are cropping up around New York which address the labor movement vis-a-vis the race to replace Michael Bloomberg as mayor. Many of these pieces seem to be reveling in the fact that the labor movement is not unified behind one candidate as if this somehow displays a weakness or poses a serious problem. [&hellip...
Aug
2012
28

Despite 45-0 NYC City Council Vote, Bloomberg Vetoed Legislation That Would Guarantee Transparency in Bidding Process for Affordable Housing Construction

Despite an overwhelming 45-0 City Council vote in favor of the legislation, NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg has vetoed a labor-supported effort to ensure transparency in the bidding and construction of affordable housing projects receiving financial assistance in the city. Bloomberg cried Republican foul, suggesting that the legislation, “while...
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