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Entries by John Petro from 12/2009

New York City Must Act Like a Global Leader on Climate Change

| Posted 12.07.2009 | New York

Mayor Bloomberg is backing away from a key component of a plan that would have reduced greenhouse gas emissions from the city's buildings.

City Council, Don't Throw Away Our Tax Dollars

| Posted 12.08.2009 | New York

The City Council should not approve the Kingsbridge Armory project unless the developer guarantees that future retail workers will be paid a living wage.

City Council Stands Up for Living Wage, Shuts Down Armory Project

| Posted 12.14.2009 | New York

In a vote that could affect how development deals are negotiated in New York, the City Council's Land Use Committee voted to reject the redevelopment of the Kingsbridge Armory in the Bronx.