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While Andrew Cuomo’s economic record and rhetoric are complicated, Republican challenger Marcus Molinaro largely proposes a familiar menu of tax cuts, regulatory rollbacks and spending restrictions.
‘The mayor’s commission’s proposal misses the mark, but the Council’s commission should propose steps that would both strengthen the boards’ technical capacity and maintain their independence from City Hall. ‘
‘Ayude a revertir la marea de deterioro de la democracia – diga Sí al presupuesto participativo en toda la ciudad este 6 de noviembre.’
Unlike Gov. Cuomo, the Republican nominee, Marc Molinaro, has said little about rent regulations or subsidized housing. But both men have said a lot about property taxes.
‘Help reverse the tide of deteriorating democracy – say yes to city-wide participatory budgeting on November 6th.’