It’s not in his policy book, and you might not have guessed it based on his auto-bound outer borough voter base and stance on bike lanes, but Anthony Weiner wants to ease up on New York City’s requirements that developers build parking in new buildings.
In video captured by Streetsblog’s Ben Fried, he mentioned reducing minimum parking requirements twice at the Tour de Queens, where he tried to convince bike advocates that his comment to Michael Bloomberg that he’d have a ribbon-cutting to celebrate ”tearing out your fucking bike lanes” was just a joke. (Unsuccessfully, it seems—as it turns out, the all-powerful bike lobby demands more than just tax credits.)
In a Daily News op-ed today, Congressman Anthony Weiner pitched the idea of buying an e-reader for every public school student. To hear him tell it, the device would solve multiple problems in the classroom and usher in an era of futuristic super-education, but those who have been following the e-reader wars Read More
Last week, Anthony Weiner was angry, and on the floor of the House of Representatives, no less. Then, he explained his anger on Fox News, accompanied by Peter King, the subject of his anger. Next, he went on Morning Joe where his well-known anger had Mika Brzezinski Read More
Anthony Weiner and Peter King got into it on the floor of the House yesterday over the 9/11 Health bill, and clearly hadn’t made up by the morning.
Appearing on Fox News, the two shouted over each other as host Bill Hemmer failed to rein them in.
“Hearing the truth is going to hurt,” Read More
Congressman Anthony Weiner fell into his “Mr. Smith-meets-Howard-Beale” act again yesterday, this time blowing up at Peter King and other House Republicans for killing a bill that would have provided free medical services for rescue and recovery workers who suffered illnesses from toxic dust at Ground Zero.
The $7.4-million bill was the Read More
Rep. Anthony Weiner appeared on The O’Reilly Factor Tuesday to defend his recent criticism of Goldline—a gold vendor that advertises on Fox—but it wasn’t long before the conversation turned to Glenn Beck, who recently started a blog to attack the congressman, or supply information about weiners, depending on whose spin you believe.
The segment Read More