Campaign Roundup: Paid Sick Leave Advocates Plan to Pressure Quinn Using Her LGBT Base


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2013 Mayoral Race Paid sick leave advocates [plan to use](http://www.nypost.com/p/news/local/labor_plans_to_sick_gays_on_christine_IfyjN5lzoZelrtzJ5Rt9cM) member of Christine Quinn's LGBT base to pressure her on the issue. The issue shows how [much power is](http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390443516804577575602939886044.html?mod=WSJ_NY_MIDDLETopStories) wielded by Quinn. Meet the campaign finance loophole [that developers](http://www.thenewyorkworld.com/2012/08/07/the-campaign-finance-loophole-developers-love/) love. Brooklyn Craig Eaton is [at odds with](http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/councilman-sichma-felder-questions-freshman-state-sen-david-strobin-signatures-needed-stay-november-ballot-article-1.1131290) David Storobin over Storobin's signature-gathering efforts. Queens Dan Halloran is [seeking the](http://www.nydailynews.com/blogs/dailypolitics/2012/08/dan-halloran-seeks-libertarian-line-for-ny-6-run) Libertarian line. Staten Island Steny Hoyer [is raising for](http://www.nydailynews.com/blogs/dailypolitics/2012/08/another-steny-hoyer-fundraising-breakfast-for-mark-murphy-this-time-chez-ravi-) Mark Murphy at Ravi Batra's house. Elsewhere ESPA is backing Mark Grisanti, [but not yet](http://capitaltonightny.ynn.com/2012/08/espa-backs-grisanti-but-not-other-vote-switchers/) some senators who flipped their votes in favor of gay marriage. The Advance Group [is staffing up](http://politicker.com/2012/08/the-advance-group-staffs-up/) in advance of election season. To read more from City & State [click here. ](http://www.cityandstateny.com/campaign-roundup-august-8/)





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