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Greenest Block Named and City Council Speak Advocates for Abolishing Term Limits

MAS Issues in the Press: – During an interview last night on WCBS Radio, Governor Paterson said he has solicited new plans from the Moynihan Station Project developers that feature transportation improvements. A new “thrill” ride at Coney Island demonstrates the waterboarding torture technique used at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba (New York Times) photo: Michael Nagel for the New York Times.

– Queens Borough President Helen Marshall has created a task force that will ensure a set proportion of construction contracts for the Willets Point redevelopment are awarded to minority and female-owned companies (Crain’s New York Business). The Port Authority Commissioner may have a conflict of interest at Ground Zero (New York Observer).

– Former City Council Speaker Peter Vallone, Sr. is advocating for abolishing term limitations or extending them from two to three (New York Sun).

– A new study has deemed Fifth Avenue the world’s third most expensive residential street (New York Observer). The Brooklyn Botanical Gardens named 8th Street, between Prospect Park West and 8th Avenue, the Borough’s greenest block (Gothamist).