Friday, November 11, 2011

Working Families Party Leader to Challenge Brooklyn Councilman Dilan?


NEW YORK
  • From City Hall News (via email) John Duane, brother to State Sen. Tom Duane, is making moves towards running for the City Council seat held by Republican Dan Halloran, two sources say.
  • WFP Honcho Mulling Dilan Challenge (By Chris Bragg, City Hall News) Larancuent has deep ties in progressive labor circles and among immigrant rights groups. He has run the 5,000-member, largely immigrant Laundry, Dry Cleaning and Allied Workers Joint Board for the past 11 years, has been a key player in the national labor movement, and helped devise the strategy for the WFP’s considerable successes in the 2009 election cycle.

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