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City Council Prepares to Send Charter Amendments to Voters: Changes to petition elections coming to your ballot – News | #citycouncil

The City Charter is like the constitution of Austin (art by Zeke Barbaro / Getty Images) Austin voters can expect to encounter a lengthy ballot for the upcoming November election, the bottom of which will contain a number of important amendments to the City Charter that should not be overlooked. The most prominent amendments deal […]

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City Council

The City Council’s power grab would make NYC government more dysfunctional | #citycouncil

The City Council is moving ahead with its power grab over top mayoral appointments, demanding an unprecedented power of approval over chiefs of the NYPD, FDNY and other key agencies. Speaker Adrienne Adams (D-Queens) actually says the city should operate more like the federal government, where the Senate must OK every Cabinet member and their […]

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Mayor

NYC Mayor Adams looks to tap ex-Giuliani aide Randy Mastro as admin’s top lawyer: sources

Mayor Adams is looking to bring in Randy Mastro, a legal bulldog and veteran of the Giuliani administration, as his top lawyer, two sources told the Daily News on Tuesday. Mastro would replace Sylvia Hinds-Radix as the city government’s corporation counsel. She is expected to step down from her post. The move comes amid a […]

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