“While during his two terms in office, Green is listed as a sponsor on at least 30 pieces of legislation that were ultimately enacted (the online records don’t predate 1998), de Blasio is listed as a sponsor on six, including the primary sponsor on two: one that hiked up fines on landlords who failed to provide adequate heat and hot water, and one that required the city to expand recycling in city schools,” Dana Rubenstein writes.
With three weeks to go, as voters are starting to take a closer look at their choice of candidates, it remains to be seen whether they would take Mr. de Blasio’s promise for progressive change as seriously as he took his job as their representative and how he had held up to his promises. Will the Democratic voters be persuaded to grant him the trust of being at the helm of government in the City of New York?
About the Author: Jacob Kornbluh is described as an up and coming Orthodox Jewish Blogger, writing about Local, national and Israeli politics, and a freelance reporter for various publications. Kornbluh's work has been featured in Haaretz, the NY Times, local blogs, and on local Jewish Radio, Kornbluh also covers the NYC 2013 mayoral race in general and a focus on the Jewish vote in particular at: http://nymayor.blogspot.com. Follow Jacob on Twitter @jacobkornbluh and his daily blog: jacobkornbluh.com
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