‘Why should we roll over and accept the mayor’s plan without putting up a fight?’
Many tenants facing eviction in housing court are unaware of their right to a publicly funded lawyer, Bronx advocacy organizations contend.
Speaker Johnson’s office says the Council is working to tweak the decades-old Small Business Jobs Survival Act. But advocates are frustrated and fear ‘a completely different watered down version’ of SBJSA is what will pass.
‘If we want our political systems to function and benefit from a rich discussion of the important role of public schools, we need a system that makes that possible.’