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Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito Issues Fiscal Year 2015 Preliminary Budget Recommendations
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Melissa Mark-Viverito, City Council Speaker, talks about the reforms enacted by the City Council to the way money for "member items" is allocated and other council news.
I am commenting on the LG office building. As an architect, one researches all of the constraints on a site before designing. this building was designed knowing the constraints---and now is throwing up their hands saying we do not want to delay the ability to have jobs. Is there a hardship to change the zoning laws here? What sort of strategy is this? I do not see that LG has a leg to stand on. What precedent does it set!
"It's been proven. We've had Nobel laureates prove this"
LOL, she means Krugman.
Why is NYC''s wage on $8? Big Deal. And let's stop talking about minimum wage and talk about living wages. This is ridiculous.
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