iOS app Android app

Rory Lancman
New York City Councilman Rory Lancman represents the 24th Council District in the borough of Queens. He previously served three terms in the New York State Assembly, where he chaired the Assembly Subcommittee on Workplace Safety. He can be followed on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.

Entries by Rory Lancman

Wage Theft Is Grim Business

(0) Comments | Posted May 19, 2014 | 10:38 AM

If Al Capone introduced Americans to the seriousness of tax evasion, then hopefully Michael Grimm's indictment will do the same for the seriousness of wage theft.

For two years the federal government probed Congressman Grimm's campaign finances, focused on allegations that potentially hundreds of thousands of dollars were illegally funneled...

Read Post

The Limits of Mayoral Philanthropy

(1) Comments | Posted December 9, 2013 | 3:11 PM

The biggest change coming to New York City has nothing to do with the fact that Mike Bloomberg ran city government like a corporate CEO. It has to do with his running the city's economic mobility agenda like a philanthropist.

Over twelve years as mayor, Mayor Bloomberg favored individual, often...

Read Post

Sandy Recovery Must Include Safe Working Conditions

(0) Comments | Posted November 27, 2012 | 4:49 PM

Hurricane Sandy's devastation and its impact on New York City have conjured analogies to 9/11 -- the sudden and random loss of life caused by forces beyond our immediate control and understanding, the unifying of a city better known for its citizens' pursuit of their individual dreams, and the contemplation...

Read Post

For New York's Taxpayers, Facts Are Facts

(3) Comments | Posted October 17, 2011 | 6:15 PM

By State Senator Daniel Squadron and Assemblyman Rory Lancman

Last week, our op-ed, 'Beyond the Occupation,' prompted a number of responses. In particular, the Manhattan Institute's E.J. McMahon took to the New York Post with an op-ed titled 'The many myths of the millionaire tax.' As...

Read Post

Beyond the Occupation

(1) Comments | Posted October 6, 2011 | 6:59 PM

Elected to the New York State Senate in November 2008, Daniel Squadron represents the 25th Senate District, including Lower Manhattan and Brooklyn. Rory Lancman represents New York's 25th district in the state Assembly.

Much has been made of the lack of specific demands of the Occupy Wall Street protesters.   But the...

Read Post