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  • Chelsea Clinton, Chris Quinn And Sandra Fluke To Take 92nd St. Y Stage At Glamour Political Talk

    March 20, 2012 - Chelsea Clinton and City Council Speaker Christine Quinn will be appearing with a newly announced guest at a 92nd St. Y forum on women's issues hosted by Glamour magazine: Sandra Fluke, the Georgetown Law student who made headlines when Rush Limbaugh called her a "slut" for pushing birth control coverage....
  • Early Checks Help Multifamily Units

    March 20, 2012 - City Council Speaker Christine Quinn, who backed the initiative, said that three quarters of the buildings initially targeted by the program have shown improvement. Read the Article
  • Council Pressures Cuomo to Back State Dream Act

    March 20, 2012 - City Council Speaker Christine Quinn and other members of the Council rallied in support of the New York State Dream Act at City Hall on Tuesday – increasing pressure on Governor Andrew Cuomo to add the act to the budget. Read the Article
  • Advocates to rally outside Bronx Housing Court for tenants’ bill of rights

    March 20, 2012 - Councilman Erik Dilan (D-Brooklyn), housing committee chairman, has yet to back the bill of rights. But Cabrera expects the Council to pass the legislation this spring with support from Council Speaker Christine Quinn, he said. Read the Article
  • Thin Quinn’s a Fashion Plate

    March 18, 2012 - Posing on the Brooklyn waterfront, the Democratic lawmaker admits she’s lost a noticeable amount of weight over the past few months. Friends say she’s taken up spin classes. Read the Article
  • Christine Quinn Takes New York

    March 16, 2012 - “Few politicians wield as much national clout as the mayor of New York. The favorite to succeed Michael Bloomberg is City Council Speaker Christine Quinn. This  tough-talking daughter of a union man would be the first woman to run the place. It’s about time.” Read the Article
  • Deal Reached to Buy a Greenwich Village Building for a City School

    March 14, 2012 - City Council Speaker Christine C. Quinn announced on Wednesday that the city’s Education Department had agreed to purchase a state-owned building on 75 Morton Street to be used for a new public school, a deal she helped broker. Read the Article
  • Quinn’s Wedding Plan Fun

    March 14, 2012 - Quinn said after hearing people talk about their weddings her whole life, it’s refreshing to be planning her own. Read the Article
  • Deal Reached for Former Site of St. Vincent’s Hospital

    March 14, 2012 - Neighborhood activists said that though they still hoped for a full-service hospital, the deal brokered by Ms. Quinn touched on virtually every other objection — from more traffic to school crowding — that the community had raised to the plan by the Rudin development family to turn eight former hospital...
  • Quinn tours a union health clinic that she hopes will be a model for freelancer care

    March 06, 2012 - A trail of staffers, union leaders and reporters followed Quinn through the hotel union’s Harlem clinic… To aid the union with its plan, the City Council recently set aside $100,000 to go toward a flagship health center in Brooklyn. Read the Article
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