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City Council Approves Inclusionary Zoning Ordinance and Bids Adieu to Lavarro and Robinson

At Wednesday’s meeting, the City Council approved an amended Inclusionary Zoning Ordinance, authorized over $180 Million in redevelopment bonds to be moved to the JCRA, approved an ordinance to allow the city to limit street cleaning to once/week on minor streets, passed resolutions supporting Medicare for All and endorsing the Philippine Human Rights Act, and bid farewell to Councilmen Lavarro and Robinson.

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Analysis Shows Team Fulop Having Voted in Lock Step  

An analysis of the nearly 800 votes the City Council took in the first 40 weeks of this year shows a striking pattern: Members of “Team” Fulop — Councilmembers Richard Boggiano, Mira Prinz-Arey, Denise Ridley, Daniel Rivera, Jermaine Robinson, Yousef Saleh, and Joyce Watterman — voted in lock step 99 percent of the time, in every instance voting in favor of whatever resolution or ordinance had been introduced.