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The Week Ahead in New York Politics, November 30

Nov 30, 2014

New York City Hall What to watch for this week in New York politics: This week sees a fairly busy schedule of committee hearings at the City Council beginning on Tuesday, with the

 

City Council Course Offering: Open Data 101

Nov 23, 2014

Council Member Vacca (photo: William Alatriste) For civic technologists and the data savvy, New York City's Open Data Portal has been a blessing. After years of limited transparency, City data, which

 

New York's Part-Time Legislators Look for a Raise

Nov 19, 2014

Skelos (left), Cuomo, and Silver will determine if pay raises move (photo: @melissadderosa) New York's legislative leaders think it is far time they got a raise. They will tell anyone who

 

Looking for 411 on 311

Nov 18, 2014

Celebrating 311's birthday (photo: @nyc311) NEW YORK—The City's 311 system has become a model platform for citizens to give non-emergency complaints to their government. New Yorkers are able to voice concerns