Nadler slams federal bill as killer of city transit funds

Posted by Philip Newman in City Council, City Offices, Congress, U.S. House on March 22, 2012 | No Comments

Legislation recently introduced by the U.S. House of Representatives is “a Draconian and unacceptable blow to transit funding in New York City and the nation,” Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-Brooklyn) told the City Council Transportation Committee last week. Although the measure has since been withdrawn in the House and the U.S. Senate has passed its own [...]

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Koslowitz fights parking meter hike

Posted by Joe Anuta in City Council, City Offices, District 29 on June 16, 2011 | No Comments

A Forest Hills lawmaker blasted the city Sunday for planning to increase parking meter rates in the outer boroughs for the second time in a year. “Here we go again! It was just a few months back that we had the same fight with the administration,” City Councilwoman Karen Koslowitz (D-Forest Hills) said in a [...]