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Speaker Quinn

Sick Leave Is Healthy Policy

Tom Allon | Posted 05.27.2013 | New York
Tom Allon

As a small business owner, I'm empathetic to other entrprepreneurs -- particularly restaurant owners who say their margins are too slim to extend paid sick leave.

Why Quinn Leads Race for NYC Mayor

John Tepper Marlin | Posted 04.21.2013 | New York
John Tepper Marlin

New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn is ahead in a recent poll. Based on her performance at the NY Law School breakfast, I would say that Speaker Quinn will continue to lead the pack come September 10.

Quinn Crosses a Line

Tom Allon | Posted 02.04.2013 | New York
Tom Allon

Whether term limits or member items and now redistricting, Christine Quinn's approach has always been to play the angles for her own gain and advancement. We need a mayor who is focused on the needs of New Yorkers, not on their own ambition.

Lies, Damn Lies .. and Polls

Tom Allon | Posted 06.25.2012 | New York
Tom Allon

There is no more misleading thing in politics today than polls, particularly those that are conducted more than three months before a primary or general election.

Quinn To Sick New Yorkers: Get To Work!

dnainfo.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

MANHATTAN -- City Council Speaker Christine Quinn has shelved a proposed bill that would have given workers at small businesses paid sick days, effect...

Mayor Bloomberg and Speaker Quinn Put NYC at Forefront of Fight Against Climate Change

Peter Lehner | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Peter Lehner

While world leaders gather in Copenhagen to address climate change on a global scale, here at home, New York tackled the number one contributor to its own carbon footprint -- its buildings.

Bloomberg And Quinn Cripple The City Watchdog

Betsy Gotbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Betsy Gotbaum

Of course, everybody knows that two people control the city budget: the Mayor and the Speaker. If you don't believe that, there's a bridge near City Hall I'd like to sell you.