How Will You Be Voting, Sir?
We were just rereading some old stuff, you know - from back in the day, when the Council was fresh and new. One of the then newly elected members, Queens Council Member Eric Gioia, had this to say to Jonathan Hicks of the New York Times, about the benefits of term limits:
"It's a great thing to have people from such different backgrounds," said Eric N. Gioia, just elected to the Council in Woodside, Queens. "You have people with different experiences, some in government and some as ordinary citizens. That gives the Council a breadth and depth that will be important."