A Brooklyn assemblyman will now try to do what the City Council refused: Let the people decide about term limits.
Assemblyman Hakeem Jeffries (D–Fort Greene) will introduce legislation next week that would require any changes to term limit laws — like the one passed by the City Council last week — to be decided by a public referendum. "
Not all critics of the mayor are pleased:
"I am concerned about the state weighing in on what is a city political issue," said Dick Dadey, executive director of Citizens Union.
"The state exercises a great amount of control over the city of New York and I'm hesitant to support another encroachment over the city to manage itself."