Cozen O’Connor: Why the Bronx and Queens Once Again Are Selecting NYC's Next Council Speaker

Why the Bronx and Queens Once Again Are Selecting NYC's Next Council Speaker

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Ken Fisher, a member of Cozen O’Connor’s Business Law Department, discusses the anticipated election of Corey Johnson as New York City Council Speaker in City&State New York. Johnson has received support from Rep. Joe Crowley, Queens County Democratic Party chairman, and Assemblyman Marcos Crespo, the Bronx Democratic Party chairman, which represents a long-standing relationship between the two boroughs and strengthens political efforts. The partnership between Queens and the Bronx, which was established more than 30 years, “endures because it works,” Ken, a former Brooklyn Council Member, said. “ It worked for Vallone, it worked for Miller, it worked for Quinn, and in the absence of the Progressive Caucus as a significant factor this year, it's worked for Corey Johnson as well,” he continued. 

 

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