Saturday, December 24, 2005

Council Members Hedging Bets On Bid To Change Term Limits

by Ron Brownlow, Western Queens Editor from queens chronicle December 22, 2005

...Eric Gioia of Sunnyside and Helen Sears of Jackson Heights said in e-mailed statements that there was a case for extending the current limits, but that the voters should decide.
“I have seen firsthand how term limits have reenergized the city council,” Gioia said in an e-mailed statement. “However, I can also appreciate how greater experience makes elected officials more effective representatives for their constituents.”
It was not clear if Gioia or Sears would oppose changing the term limits law by legislation...
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