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As mayor, Lhota says, he'd be tough on unions, but fair*
Republican mayoral candidate Joe Lhota, the former MTA chairman, has been speaking on major issues, and AMNY has a compliation of positions. After years of no wage increases, the pressure will be on the next top official in City Hall to negotiate new contracts without breaking the bank, in a time of fiscal straits all over. As Ivan Pereira reports, Lhota has said: ""As mayor, I have to...