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March 27, 2006

Bill Batson announces run for State Assembly

Bill Batson has thrown his hat in the ring as the 57th Assembly District's candidate taking a stand against Ratner's Atlantic Yards proposal.

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The NY Times, Metro Briefs, "BROOKLYN: SENATE AIDE SEEKS ASSEMBLY SEAT"

Atlantic Yards Report, Brooklyn’s Barack? Batson declares for Assembly, could block AY project
The candidate speaks and AYR outlines a scenario in which a Batson win, in one of the assembly districts carried by Norman Siegel in last year's run for Public Advocate against Ratner supporter Betsy Gotbaum, could make a difference in the approval process.

Posted by lumi at March 27, 2006 8:59 AM