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Crain’s: Builder’s Powerful & Reasoned Rebuttal to Building Trades’ Lou Coletti

This is what happens when an accusatory climate of vindictiveness is created by a media frenzy: false claims are loudly proclaimed, reputations damaged, and when the truth finally emerges months later, small corrections are buried deep inside a trade paper.

Criminalization of Construction Accidents Forum August 3rd

Gotham Government Relations & Communications is hosting an informational forum to brief the construction industry on how the conviction this month of a general contractor of severe criminal charges sets a dangerous precedent that could put everyone working in the construction industry, union and nonunion alike, in grave danger, if left unchallenged.

Brad Gerstman in Crain’s: The danger of criminalizing construction accidents

The conviction this month of Harco Construction of severe criminal charges sets a dangerous precedent that could put everyone working in the construction industry—union and nonunion alike—in grave danger.

CRAIN’S: Why is this little construction crane illegal in New York City?

Gotham client Vertikal LIfting Solutions on the cover of this week's Crain's New York Business News: The Little Crane That Should

Brad Gerstman in NY Daily News: Dangerous Lack of Site Safety Investigators

The lack of site safety supervisors authorized by the city dept of buildings is creating an unsafe working environment. Gotham's Brad Gerstman in New York Daily News

STA Achieves Legislative Victory! School Construction Authority Bill Signed Into Law by Governor Cuomo!

The STA is pleased to report that yesterday Governor Cuomo signed into law the School Construction Authority Bill (S.6577/A. 8805), as Chapter 519 of the Laws of 2014. STA’s number one legislative priority for the past several years, the SCA bill will dramatically improve the change order process for subcontractors working with the New York City School Construction Authority (SCA).

California Residents to Protest Coastal Commission’s Proposed Flag Removal

Residents formed the For the Flag We Stand coalition and successfully convinced a California state agency to keep a flag flying.

The Rally for Willets Point

David Schwartz of Willets Point United Inc. opposes the development plan of Sterling Equities (owned by the owners of the New York Mets) and Related Companies, during a rally held in Willets Point across the street from Citi Field on July 8, 2013.

The Rally to Support Trump on the Ocean

Donald Trump joined the Alliance to Revitalize Jones Beach in support of the Trump on the Ocean project. More info at http://jonesbeachalliance.org. Special thanks to assemblyman Jose Rivera for the additional footage. Event and video produced by Gotham Government Relations and Communications