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Michael McMahon

  • district attorneys city council hearing

    The five District Attorneys at a March hearing (photo: William Alatriste)

    The district attorneys of the five boroughs reasserted their need for increased funding in the 2017 fiscal year at a City Council executive budget hearing Monday at City Hall. Council members—opting to forego heavy questioning of the necessity of this funding—framed fulfilling the district attorney requests as a crucial step towards criminal justice reform.

    The public safety committee hearing was the penultimate executive budget hearing, with

  • Cuomo voting Nov 2015

    Gov. Cuomo votes on Tuesday (via the Governor's Office on flickr)

    Although there weren't many high-profile races in ...