Showing posts from June, 2011

Corrosive nature of real estate money on state politics


Gov. Cuomo’s faux victory on behalf of NYC renters


Real Rent Reform Campaign Statement 6/21/2011


Legislature Still at Odds Over Cuomo’s Top Issues



Home Rule Now?


Get on the bus to Albany on Monday


Real Rent Reform 6/16/2011 statement on the rent laws


Gov. Cuomo's comments on rent laws expiration


Cuomo’s Ultimatum On Rent Regulations


Will Albany Allow the Rent Laws to Expire? Does it Matter?



6/2/11 Daily News:Perkins, Rivera arrested for stronger rent laws


Perkins, Rivera arrested in protest over Rent Regulations. BY Glenn Blain State Sen. Bill Perkins (D-Harlem) and Bronx Assemblyman Jose Rivera were among the dozen protestors just arrested for blocking the entranceway to Gov.'s Office in a protest over rent regualtions.
Perkins, Rivera and the others were taken away by state troopers and charged with disorderly conduct, said Lt. Anthony Oliver.
The protest, which featured about 200 protestors chanting "Stronger rent Laws Now, renewal's not enough" started in the War Room, adjacent to Cuomo's second floor office in the Capitol. After comments by Rivera, and Perkins and a few others, the group headed to Cuomo's door.
State Sen. Adriano Espaillat was on hand for the start of the event but departed before people started getting arrested.
About 30 uniformed state troopers kept watch over the fracas .
Watch here.

June 15: Rally for Real Rent Reform


Real Rent Reform To Launch Robo-Tack Vs. Senate GOP's Marty Golden And Andrew Lanza



Bronx pols prepare to battle for fate of rent-stabilized homes as deadline looms



Get on the bus! June 13, 14,15 2011


Harlem tenants rally for stronger rent laws



Rally for Rent Reform Sunday, 116th & Adam Clayton Powell


Minority-group lawmakers urge Gov. Cuomo to do more to boost rent regulations