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City Council holds firm on Kingsbridge Armory mall living wage requirement

NYHTC - January 4, 2010 Share/Save/Bookmark

When Mayor Michael Bloomberg used his veto power to build a mall in the Kingsbridge Armory in the Bronx, the City Council held firm with its demand for a living wage. The Council voted 48-1 against the project, successfully overriding the mayor's attempted veto.

Dolnick, Sam. Council overrides veto, blocking plan for armory mall. NY Times, December 21, 2009.
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