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18 Months of NYCHA Scrutiny, Reform and Conflict

Aug 03, 2015

Mayor de Blasio at a NYCHA announcement (photo: Demetrius Freeman/Mayor's Office) "If we were to lose public housing," warns City Council Member Ritchie Torres, "we might have a shelter system overflowing with


The Week Ahead in New York Politics, August 3

Aug 02, 2015

New York City Hall What to watch for this week in New York politics: LEGIONNAIRES' DISEASE in the BRONX: the city continues to monitor and combat an outbreak of legionnaires' disease in


The Week That Was in New York Politics, July 27-31

Jul 31, 2015

photo: Stanley Kubrick via Museum of the City of New York Gotham Gazette's Week in Review, Friday July 31 PHOTO OF THE WEEK: rendering of the next LaGaurdia Airport, via the Governor's Office on


Queens Library Scandal Spurs Nonprofit Oversight Bill

Jul 28, 2015

CM Crowley at a City Hall rally (photo: @magghayes) On the heels of New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer's report on Queens library executives engaging in questionable practices, Queens Councilmember Elizabeth