Video: Senate Dems want rent laws now

 
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Posted on May 3, 2011 at 3:50 pm by Stephanie Lee in Rent Control

Senate Democrats have released a video urging their chamber to extend and strengthen the existing rent regulation laws, which will expire June 15. The bill has passed in the Assembly, but the Senate, where Republicans hold a slim majority, is pushing for a property tax cap first.

The video is called “525,600 Minutes” (in a nod to the Broadway play “RENT“) and features state Sens. Daniel Squadron, Liz Krueger and Adriano Espaillat walking and talking with New York City residents.

Earlier today, advocates rallied in support of this issue at the Capitol.

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