Jackson Won’t Let His Bill Go Quietly

At 11 a.m. this morning at 250 Broadway, Robert Jackson is having a meeting to discuss his efforts to force a vote on a controversial real estate bill that would cap rents for small business.

Jackson wants to file a “motion to discharge,” to require the City Council to vote on his bill. It’s a rare maneuver, and one that is meant to empower rank-and-file members to keep popularly supported legislation from being stalled by one of their colleagues.

Eliot Brown has more on the backstory.