After five years as chief of staff to the City Council Speaker, Erik Bottcher is stepping up and running for a seat of his own

18 Feb 2020 | 11:30

In Erik Bottcher’s ideal political world, policy problems would be resolved by gathering stakeholders around a table to hash out the issues and come up with creative solutions together. As chief of staff to City Council Speaker Corey Johnson for the last five years, Bottcher says he’s seen it done. It’s...