This edition: Corey Johnson, New York City Council SpeakerTweet
Original tape date: January 30, 2018.
First aired: February 6, 2018.
New Chairman Steven Rubenstein introduced guest, newly elected City Council Speaker Corey Johnson at ABNY's first Power Breakfast of the new year. Speaker Johnson reviewed ABNY's history and Lew Rudin's leadership during New York's fiscal crisis, listing issues facing New Yorkers, today: an aged and aging subway system; income inequality; congestion pricing; skyrocketing cost of housing; homelessness-20,000 children living in shelters; red tape stymying Affordable Housing development and more. Speaker Johnson asked ABNY audience for support fighting for basic fairness.
Corey Johnson Council Speaker, New York City Council
Steven Rubenstein Chairman, Association for a Better New York