Cool it, councilman, say both City Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez and State Senator Adriano Espaillat after Councilman Robert Jackson said the duo are smearing him as an anti-Dominican racist.
“I feel sorry that my colleague drove the debate to this level,” Rodriguez said. “He knows this is not the right approach to deal with differences Read More
City Councilman Robert Jackson called me a moment ago to discuss his dispute with City Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez and State Senator Adriano Espaillat that flared into the open during a zoning subcommittee hearing earlier today.
“When people go around saying I am anti-Dominican, I have a fucking problem with that,” the Harlem pol said. “You’ve Read More
A long-simmering dispute between two uptown City Councilmembers spilled into the open today as Robert Jackson of Harlem accused two Dominican lawmakers of attempting to turn Dominican residents of his district against him.
According to sources present at a Zoning Committee hearing today regarding Columbia University’s plan to expand their athletic facilities in Inwood, Jackson Read More