Events for December 5, 2006

The Center for New York City Affairs and the NYC Independent Budget Office hold a panel discussion on the City’s property tax system at the New School.

Council Member Mike McMahon announces funding for City Harvest to provide produce to residents at the Stapleton Houses in Staten Island.

The New York City Board of Health meets to discuss the trans fat ban proposal and dog leash rules in parks.

Eliot Spitzer meets with Andrew Cuomo to discuss transitioning at the Attorney General’s Office.

Colin Powell and the CEO of New York Life discuss contributing towards the expansion of the Colin Powell Center for Policy Studies at City College at the City College of New York.

A coalition of business, government, transportation, labor and community groups oppose congestion pricing schemes at a press conference on the steps of City Hall.

Global Witness and Amnesty International hold a press briefing on blood diamonds at the Open Society Institute.

—Nicole Brydson