Brooklyn Democratic Party leaders voted to hold fewer meetings and restrict member-driven resolutions on Jan. 20 — two changes that reformers claim will reduce the body’s transparency.

“They’re just obvious tools to disengage people,” said Jessica Thurston, the Vice President of Political Affairs at the reform-minded New Kings Democrats. “It consolidates power and reduces accountability.” …

Brooklyn Democratic Party leaders voted to hold fewer meetings and restrict member-driven resolutions on Jan. 20 — two changes that reformers claim will reduce the body’s transparency.

“They’re just obvious tools to disengage people,” said Jessica Thurston, the Vice President of Political Affairs at the reform-minded New Kings Democrats. “It […]

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