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Council Member Holden Looks to Form “Common Sense” Caucus of Moderate Members in City Council
Council Member Holden Looks to Form “Common Sense” Caucus of Moderate Members in City Council

Dec. 6, 2021 By Allie Griffin

Council Member Robert Holden is looking to form a bloc of like-minded moderate colleagues in the City Council to provide a counter to members on the “far left”.

Holden submitted paperwork to the Council Speaker’s Office to form the “Common Sense” caucus about two weeks ago and is confident it will be approved in the coming weeks, he told the Queens Post Friday.

He said about 10 to 12 current council members have expressed interest in joining the caucus.

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