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How Bright is the Smart Schools Bond Act?

Oct 21, 2014

Gov. Andrew Cuomo (photo: Governor's Office) In addition to selecting state representatives in this November's election, registered voters will also get to decide on three ballot propositions, one of which is

 

City Council Takes on School Segregation

Oct 21, 2014

Council Member Brad Lander visits a school (photo: @BradLander) Schools in New York State, and in New York City in particular, are the most segregated in the entire country, and the

 

The Cuomo Record: Government Reform

Oct 20, 2014

Gov. Cuomo with Kathy Hochul (photo: John Kenny @jjk607) The following is part of our series, The Cuomo Record, examining incumbent Democratic Governor Andrew Cuomo's first term as he seeks re-election heading

 

The Cuomo Record: Transparency

Oct 16, 2014

Gov. Cuomo, left, during a recent interview on PBS (photo: @charlierose)  The following is part of our series, The Cuomo Record, examining incumbent Democratic Governor Andrew Cuomo's first term as he seeks

 

Kid Un-friendly Streets

Oct 15, 2014

 A young pedestrian crosses Foster Ave at Nostrand Ave, Flatbush (all photos: Erin Brodwin) Children in poorer neighborhoods are more likely to be injured while walking Walking down the street shouldn't mean

 

The Cuomo Record

Oct 13, 2014

Governor Cuomo (photo: @NYGovCuomo) As Election Day approaches and New York Governor Andrew Cuomo runs for re-election to a second term, Gotham Gazette looks at his record on several key issues

 

The Cuomo Record: Immigration and Civil Rights

Oct 13, 2014

Governor Cuomo (photo via glad.org) The following is part of our series, The Cuomo Record, examining incumbent Democratic Governor Andrew Cuomo's first term as he seeks re-election heading toward Election Day,