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  • Council Speaker pushes for $71 million to CUNY

    February 09, 2012 - City Council Speaker Christine Quinn wants to restore CUNY to its former glory as the “Harvard of the Hudson” by pushing for $71 million in capital funding to repair its rundown buildings. Read the Article
  • Council Speaker Previews Bid for Mayor in Address

    February 09, 2012 - Ms. Quinn, the Council speaker, touched in her annual State of the City speech on many of the basic issues important to middle-class and poor New Yorkers: education, employment opportunity, housing and health care. Read the Article
  • Christine Quinn Lays Out Ambitious Agenda

    February 09, 2012 - Council Speaker Christine Quinn promised a lifeline to struggling New Yorkers Thursday, unveiling a sweeping package of proposals her City Council will seek in the next year to boost job creation, access to health care and affordable housing and education opportunities. Read the Article
  • Quinn Calls For Mandatory Kindergarten In State Of The City Speech

    February 09, 2012 - City Council Speaker Christine Quinn placed heavy emphasis on children, affordable housing and increased job efforts Thursday in her State of the City address. Read the Article
  • Christine Quinn on Rachel Maddow

    February 07, 2012 - Christine Quinn, New York City Council Speaker who has fought for an Iraq War veteran ticker-tape parade in New York City, talks with Rachel Maddow, Super Bowl bet loser, about what it will take to give returning veterans the same celebrated treatment as a winning football team. Watch the Video...
  • Is Christine Quinn the Next Mayor of NYC?

    January 09, 2012 - Increasingly, the election appears to not be favoring Thompson, but instead City Council Speaker Christine Quinn who would be NY's first woman mayor and the city's first chief executive that is openly gay. Yes... it's still early, but momentum has to go to Quinn. Read the Article
  • Quinn’s Coffers Reach Goal for Mayoral Primary

    January 05, 2012 - Twenty-two months before New York City chooses its next mayor, Christine C. Quinn, the City Council speaker and a Democrat, has become the first candidate to surpass a key threshold: She has raised all the money she is allowed to spend in the primary under the city’s public financing system....
  • Koch Is Backing Quinn in 2013 Race for Mayor

    December 12, 2011 - Two years before the next New York mayoral election, former Mayor Edward I. Koch said Monday that he was supporting Christine C. Quinn, the speaker of the City Council, to succeed Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg. Read the Article
  • Christine Quinn Democratic frontrunner in New York City Mayor's race: Poll

    September 26, 2011 - Quinn, who has raised more money than any of the other contenders, was the top pick among registered Democrats in a recent poll by Marist College and NY1 with 20% saying they would back her if the 2013 election were held today. Read the Article
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