City and State wrote about the hearing regarding mayoral control and quoted Senator Jose Peralta. “This is such an important issue, such a top priority for the mayor and yet, he is not here. He has chosen to be at radio shows and not be here at this hearing. And I get your answer when you said that you were up in Albany for a whole day and you were at meetings and you testified. But as you know, one day of testimony and one day of meetings doesn’t move things in Albany,” he said, as quoted by City and State.

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