Why Can’t We Have A Vote On Term Limits?
By BOB WEIR

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Weir Only Human Have you noticed how many wealthy people are elected officials in the nation’s capital? I’m talking about those who didn’t have wealth before they ran for office, but somehow end up as millionaires when they’ve been there awhile. Given that the salaries for House and Senate members are less than $200,000 per annum, how do they parlay …

Bob WeirWhy Can’t We Have A Vote On Term Limits?
By BOB WEIR

Do You Believe in Democracy and the Power of the Vote?
By BILL NUCKEL

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YONKERS, NY — November 20, 2018 — Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano quietly signed into law an amendment to the Term Limits provision of the Yonkers City Charter twice enacted by the voters to allow himself and members of the City Council to seek a third consecutive term. This continued a near secret process. The one opportunity for public comment before the vote was …

eHeziDo You Believe in Democracy and the Power of the Vote?
By BILL NUCKEL

Responsibility for Initiating Term Limits Legislation Vacillates Between Pragmatism and Plausible Deniability of Effort
By HEZI ARIS

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UPDATE: Rescinding or Extending Term Limits Must be Voted Upon Before the November 6, 2018 Mid-term Elections, that is, More than 365 Days Before the 2019 Election for Yonkers Mayor and Those Standing for Yonkers City Council. YONKERS, NY — October 6, 2018 — The hunger to hang onto the power of political office is often the most visceral and …

eHeziResponsibility for Initiating Term Limits Legislation Vacillates Between Pragmatism and Plausible Deniability of Effort
By HEZI ARIS

Job Opportunities for Those Who Want to Work to Extend Term Limits Posted on Craig’s List

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Here is the job offer/opportunity: The Yonkers Committee for Term Consistency is a political organization campaigning for extended term limits in Yonkers, New York. We are working to expand term limits for Yonkers elected officials to be consistent with Westchester county and New York City. 

eHeziJob Opportunities for Those Who Want to Work to Extend Term Limits Posted on Craig’s List

New York Civic: The Case for Term Limits By Henry J. Stern

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 Incumbents Reject Term Limits as a Threat to Their Hegemony, but Public May Raise the Issue as Regard for Officials Wanes In his State of the State message Wednesday, Governor Paterson made one proposal which, if adopted, would change the very heart of New York state politics.  For the first time, a governor called for term limits for elected officials: …

eHeziNew York Civic: The Case for Term Limits By Henry J. Stern