Sephardic-Backed Group Joins the de Blasio Bandwagon

One of the ads supporting Bill de Blasio.
One of the ads supporting Bill de Blasio.

An independent expenditure effort reportedly backed by real estate interests in southern Brooklyn’s Sephardic Jewish community is now running last-minute ads on behalf of Bill de Blasio’s mayoral campaign.

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Small Business PAC Targets More Tight Races

The PAC’s logo.

The real estate industry-backed PAC Jobs for New York has been grabbing headlines for their hefty independent expenditures on behalf of City Council candidates, but another pro-business PAC is quietly wading into several key contests, too.

The Small Business Coalition, a PAC dedicated to propping up more moderate candidates interested in lowering business fines and minimizing regulations, announced their latest round of endorsements today, backing incumbent Councilwoman Annabel Palma and open-seat contenders Vanessa Gibson, Rafael Espinal, Robert Cornegy, Ari Kagan and Ken Biberaj.

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