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City Council candidates John Lisyanskiy is outraged over the latest mailer distributed by the Small Business Coalition, one of several PACs throwing hundreds of thousands of dollars into the race to replace term-limited Domenic Recchia, which claims that he profited from Superstorm Sandy price gouging. The mailer, seen above, claims that Lisyanskiy took contributions from…

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Four  special interest groups have doled out more than $818,000 on just three Southern Brooklyn City Council campaigns in an unprecedented attempt to sway voters, with one real estate interest group spending far more money than the candidates have themselves spent. The spending is a local version of the super PAC phenomenon that emerged in last…

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Looking to stem the influence of billion dollar real estate agencies in the post-Superstorm Sandy reconstruction phase, Democratic City Council candidate John Lisyanskiy laid out a housing and economic development strategy to protect affordable housing. In a press release, Liysyanskiy also attacked his opponent Mark Treyger (D), characterizing him as a puppet of real estate…

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Five candidates vying for seats in two different Southern Brooklyn City Council districts participated in a heated debate on Sunday, focusing on reforming co-op laws to benefit as many as one million New York City residents of co-ops. All candidates expressed support for a shareholder’s bill of rights, which would grant new protections from potentially…

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It has been over eight months since Superstorm Sandy knocked the Ida G. Israel Community Health Center out of commission and the facility still isn’t operational yet. According to a press release, City Council candidate John Lisyanskiy is pushing the Health and Hospitals Corporation (HHC) to reopen the facility. We previously reported that the HHC delayed…

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Citing a recent hit-and-run accident, City Council candidate John Lisyanskiy is calling on the Department of Transportation (DOT) to install more traffic signals at busy thoroughfares in the community. Last week, we received a message from a local resident hoping to get any information on a hit-and-run accident that took place at 86th Street and…

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John Lisyanskiy, a candidate for the 47th District Council seat, is doing everything he can to lend a hand to the disable and elderly residents of 7714 Bay Parkway, who have been trapped without elevator service for three weeks. The candidate expressed his frustration in a press release. “This is outrageous. For the past three…

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John Lisyanskiy, a candidate for the 47th District council seat being vacated by Domenic Recchia, expressed relief that there are no plans to build a casino in Coney Island. The Brooklyn Daily Eagle is reporting that Lisyankskiy praised Governor Andrew Cuomo’s proposal that prohibits the building of any casino in New York City over the…

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