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Wednesday, January 18, 2006

Here's the Line-up

Inside sources say:

(continuously updated)

  • Queens keeps Finance and Land Use.
  • Education will go to Jackson.
  • Housing will go to Lopez fave, Dilan.
  • Sanders will be removed from Economic Development in favor of oldie but newbie Thomas White.
  • Fidler and de Blasio, ironically enough, will become ... get this ... Assistant Majority Leaders ... which seems like as good a justification as any for higher lulus.
  • Comrie will become Deputy Majority Leader & Chair Consumer Affairs.
  • Newbie Inez Dickens will become Majority Whip and will also Chair the Ethics Committee.
  • Yvette Clarke will no longer Chair Fire and Criminal Justice, but Miguel Martinez will.
  • Barron remains on Higher Ed.
  • Rivera becomes Chair of the Health Committee, replacing Speaker Quinn.
  • Reyna will Chair the Rules Committee.
  • Oliver Koppell will replace Margarita Lopez as Chair of Mental Health.
  • Aging will go to Maria del Carmen Arroyo
  • Contracts goes to Yvette Clarke
  • Waterfronts goes to Mike Nelson.
  • Small Business goes to David Yassky.
  • Civil Rights goes to Larry Seabrook.
  • Juvenile Justice goes to Sara Gonzalez.
  • Planning sub goes to Dan Garodnick.
  • Landmarks goes to Jessica Lappin.


Anonymous Anonymous said...

Looks like good information. While it's no surprise Sanders does not get Economic Development, who gets it?

11:41 AM

Anonymous Anonymous said...

nice scoop!!

11:57 AM

Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hardly a scoop. It's been a number of articles.

12:49 PM

Anonymous Anonymous said...

Weird how Tish James gets zilch, and she can serve longer than any other Member, as she fills out term of late James Davis. Can her star rise again?

9:11 PM


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