The city’s powerful healthcare workers union says they are lobbying for one City Council speaker hopeful, Melissa Mark-Viverito, without Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio’s urging. Continue reading “1199 Leads Effort Boosting Mark-Viverito”
There were two big winners in this week’s long-awaited polls, and Bill de Blasio was not one of them.
But the public advocate, brushing off the numbers, has been working on shoring up support in his base. He spent yesterday afternoon pumping up the retires of 1199 SEIU, his largest union backer.