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.
Thursday, November 21, 2013
By Brigid Bergin : Reporter
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: