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Crain's New York Business
Effort to cross-check the mayor on certain dealslawmakers want to cross-check the de Blasio administration. Manhattan Borough
Effort to cross-check the mayor on certain deals
Crain's New York Business / Posted 2 days ago
lawmakers want to cross-check the de Blasio administration. Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer and City Councilwoman Margaret Chin are expected to introduce a bill that would require the city to maintain a public database of properties that... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Effort to cross-check the mayor on certain dealslawmakers want to cross-check the de Blasio administration. Manhattan Borough
Effort to cross-check the mayor on certain deals
Crain's New York Business / Posted 3 days ago
lawmakers want to cross-check the de Blasio administration. Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer and City Councilwoman Margaret Chin are expected to introduce a bill that would require the city to maintain a public database of properties that... Read more
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New York Post
Top de Blasio aide knew about shady nursing home deal for over a yearuse had been sold for luxury housing. Wolfe, the mayor’s director of intergove
Top de Blasio aide knew about shady nursing home deal for over a year
New York Post / Posted 9 days ago
use had been sold for luxury housing. Wolfe, the mayor’s director of intergovernmental affairs, and City Councilwoman Margaret Chin (D-Manhattan) were in talks about the struggling facility in January 2015, according to sources and... Read more
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New York Post
What did City Hall know about the nursing home flip — and when?reports there’s evidence the mayor’s top political lieutenant, Emma Wolfe, was
What did City Hall know about the nursing home flip — and when?
New York Post / Posted 9 days ago
reports there’s evidence the mayor’s top political lieutenant, Emma Wolfe, was in discussions with City Councilwoman Margaret Chin about the sale as early as January 2015. And The Post earlier reported that weeks before the Journal broke the... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Before the probes, pols questioned Lower East Side nursing home deal. So why did nothing come of it?Sen. Daniel Squadron, Congresswoman Nydia Velasquez, Manhattan Borough Presiden
Before the probes, pols questioned Lower East Side nursing home deal. So why did nothing come of it?
Crain's New York Business / Posted 10 days ago
Sen. Daniel Squadron, Congresswoman Nydia Velasquez, Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer and Councilwoman Margaret Chin—sent a letter Friday, seeking information from the state Department of Health on how Allure was able to close... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Aide to mayor knew about Lower East Side nursing home dealin those talks were representatives from health care workers union 1199SEIU, Co
Aide to mayor knew about Lower East Side nursing home deal
Crain's New York Business / Posted 17 days ago
in those talks were representatives from health care workers union 1199SEIU, Community Board 3 and City Councilwoman Margaret Chin. The aide met with Allure before the company even bought Rivington House in 2015. A spokesman for Ms. Chin... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Council passes bill to charge shoppers 5 cents for plastic bagsbusinesses and nonprofits to distribute reusable tote bags before the rule goes
Council passes bill to charge shoppers 5 cents for plastic bags
Crain's New York Business / Posted 20 days ago
businesses and nonprofits to distribute reusable tote bags before the rule goes into effect, the law states. Councilwoman Margaret Chin, D-Manhattan, the bill's co-sponsor, thanked the bill's supporters for taking what she called a "courageous... Read more
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CNBC
Want a bag with that? They'll soon cost you 5 cents a pop in NYCis irritating, which is precisely why it works," said Councilman Brad Lander, a
Want a bag with that? They'll soon cost you 5 cents a pop in NYC
CNBC / Posted 22 days ago
is irritating, which is precisely why it works," said Councilman Brad Lander, a Brooklyn Democrat and, with Councilwoman Margaret Chin, a Manhattan Democrat, a main sponsor of the legislation. "We don't want to pay it so we'll bring bags instead.... Read more
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New York Post
City Council approves controversial plastic bag ‘tax’together solve a real environmental problem.” The councilman and other backers
City Council approves controversial plastic bag ‘tax’
New York Post / Posted 23 days ago
together solve a real environmental problem.” The councilman and other backers of the bill, like co-sponsor Councilwoman Margaret Chin (D-Manhattan), say the fee would reduce 60 to 90 percent of the more than 9.3 billion plastic bags New Yorkers... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
'They're crazy' -- reaction as City Council OKs 5-cent bag feefoods like restaurants would be exempt from the law. The legislation, from Cou
'They're crazy' -- reaction as City Council OKs 5-cent bag fee
Staten Island Advance / Posted 23 days ago
foods like restaurants would be exempt from the law. The legislation, from Council members Brad Lander (D-Brooklyn) and Margaret Chin (D-Manhattan), stems from a proposed 10-cent bag fee that languished in committee for more than a year. The... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Council speaker backs plastic-bag feeand thin bags used for produce and meats at grocery stores. The legislation, w
Council speaker backs plastic-bag fee
Crain's New York Business / Posted 23 days ago
and thin bags used for produce and meats at grocery stores. The legislation, which was co-sponsored by Councilwoman Margaret Chin, will also set standards for compostable plastic bags and prevent bags from being falsely marked... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Council votes on bill to charge New York shoppers 5 cents for plastic bagsbusinesses and nonprofits to distribute reusable tote bags before the rule goes
Council votes on bill to charge New York shoppers 5 cents for plastic bags
Crain's New York Business / Posted 23 days ago
businesses and nonprofits to distribute reusable tote bags before the rule goes into effect, the law states. Councilwoman Margaret Chin, D-Manhattan, the bill's co-sponsor, thanked the bill's supporters for taking what she called a "courageous... Read more
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New York Post
City Council expected to approve 5-cent plastic bag feea Sanitation committee vote on Wednesday. The councilman and other backers of
City Council expected to approve 5-cent plastic bag fee
New York Post / Posted 23 days ago
a Sanitation committee vote on Wednesday. The councilman and other backers of the three-year bill, such as co-sponsor Margaret Chin (D-Manhattan), say the fee would reduce 60 to 90 percent of the more than 9.3 billion plastic bags New Yorkers... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
5-cent shopping bag fee: How will you cope?Shore) did not respond to requests for comment. The legislation, from Council
5-cent shopping bag fee: How will you cope?
Staten Island Advance / Posted 25 days ago
Shore) did not respond to requests for comment. The legislation, from Council members Brad Lander (D-Brooklyn) and Margaret Chin (D-Manhattan), stems from a proposed 10-cent bag fee that languished in committee for more than a year. The... Read more

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