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Stringer Joins Calls to Shut Down Rikers

Nov 20, 2015

Stringer at The New School (photo via @scottmstringer) Giving keynote remarks at an event focused on Rikers Island jails, city Comptroller Scott Stringer added his voice to calls for shutting down


The Week That Was in New York Politics, November 16-20

Nov 20, 2015

photo: Stanley Kubrick via Museum of the City of New York Gotham Gazette's Week in Review, Friday November 20, 2015 PHOTO OF THE WEEK: Mayor de Blasio, former Mayor Bloomberg, Council Speaker Mark-Viverito


All Aboard the BRT Express?

Nov 17, 2015

(photo: Marc A. Hermann / MTA New York City Transit) Google Maps estimated an hour-and-a-half for a trip from near City Hall to a location in Southeast Queens, leaving at 5:30


The Week Ahead in New York Politics, November 16

Nov 15, 2015

New York City Hall What to watch for this week in New York politics: While former state Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver's corruption trial continues this week, former Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos'