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New City Council Bill Drafting Unit Up and Running

Feb 20, 2015

CM Lander and colleagues at a rally (photo: @NYCProgressives) The City Council's independent bill drafting unit, created in the rules reform package that passed unanimously in May of 2014, is up


The Bronx is Breathing

Feb 20, 2015

A waste transfer station in Hunts Point, the Bronx (all photos: Sarah Crean) As the de Blasio administration strives to make greater social and economic equality its legacy, the neighborhoods that


The Week Ahead in New York Politics, February 16

Feb 16, 2015

New York City Hall What to watch for this week in New York politics: As this holiday week begins we're watching the following top storylines: Budget hearings and doings: we're expecting City Comptroller