Mayor Bloomberg is definitely interested in seeing if the CIty City Council can reverse term limits (or at least change them from two terms to three terms) but there may be many legal challenges ahead. The Sun reports NYPIRG would likely "join a fight against such a vote court," with NYPIRG senior attorney Gene Russianoff pointing out that voters approved term limits in both 1993 and 1996. (The same sentiment was echoed by former public advocate and mayoral candidate Mark Green.) But the Daily News' Adam Lisberg explained why City Council Speaker Christine Quinn might be inclined to make a run at changing term limits; one reason might be "she would get a graceful exit from a mayor's race that looks increasing worrisome for her."
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