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Political Discord Over Domino

June 23, 2010
The New York Times

While Councilman Steve Levin (D-33) and Assemblyman Vito Lopez (D-53) oppose the New Domino project, Councilwoman Diana Reyna (D-34) and Representative Nydia Valasquez (D-12) support it. The tension surfaced at a City Hall rally on Monday, June 21st where both sides outlined their viewpoints. City Council Speaker Christine Quinn is attempting to mediate the disagreement.