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Mr. Yassky delivered these remarks on February 18, 2013, at the symposium Process, Powers, and Lessons for the Future: 25 Years of New York City Charter Revisions, sponsored by the Center for New York City Law and the New York Law School Law Review and held at New York Law School. Mr. Yassky’s remarks were given as part of the panel titled The Balance of Powers Under the New York City Charter and are followed by a dialogue between Mr. Yassky and the other members of that panel: John Avlon, Senior Political Columnist, Newsweek; Elizabeth Fine, General Counsel, New York City Council; Anthony W. Crowell, currently Dean and President of New York Law School, and previously Special Counsel to Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg from 2002 to 2006 and Counselor to Mayor Bloomberg from 2006 to 2012; and Dick Dadey, Executive Director, Citizens Union.