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Dan Garodnick

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Three Things to Expect in Speaker's Race

Tuesday, January 07, 2014

WNYC

Here's what to watch for as the Council picks the city's 2nd most powerful leader.

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Is the Race for the Next City Council Speaker Over?

Thursday, December 19, 2013

As City Councilwoman Christine Quinn presided over the final council hearing of the year, a new speaker looks poised to take her place.

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Party Bosses Out, Progressive Block In - Maybe

Thursday, November 21, 2013

WNYC

The race is on to replace outgoing Council Speaker Christine Quinn. It's considered one of the most powerful positions in City Hall - second only to mayor. For years, it's been a race controlled by party bosses and decided through backroom deals. You can almost smell the smoke-filled room. But there's a serious effort underway to change all that. Here's are four things that make this Council Speaker race (which you can't even vote in) worth-watching:

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Council Passes Bill to Crackdown on Pedicab Rates

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

The City Council is set to approve a bill on Tuesday that would force pedicabs to let riders know the cost of a trip upfront.

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