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At 2014 Inauguration, Brooklyn Rises Within NYC Political Circles

By Michael Randazzo With their respective swearing-in ceremonies on New Year’s Day at City Hall, two Brooklyn politicos ascended to the peak of New York City government: Mayor Bill de Blasio, who hails from Park Slope, and Public Advocate Letitia James, who lives in Clinton Hill, a community she represented on the City Council for […]

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Stop BHoD rally Friday at 11:30 am

A judge ruled yesterday that the Brooklyn House of Detention could reopen, but that decision clearly isn’t sitting well with the Stop BHoD group. The group, and Councilmembers David Yassky and Letitia James, will host a rally on the City Hall steps at 11:30 am to call on the city to reconsider its decision. Then, […]

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Term Limit Lawsuit Kickoff Tomorrow

Oral argument in a lawsuit brought by Public Advocate Betsy Gotbaum, City Council members Bill de Blasio and Letitia James, and others, seeking to overturn the City Council’s action in extending term limits for Mayor Bloomberg and other City officeholders to allow an additional term, will begin tomorrow, Monday, January 5, at 4:30 P.M., in […]

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