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VAB Reform Bills Appear Fast-Tracked

Feb 10, 2015

CM Vallone asks Commissioner Sutton questions at Tuesday's hearing (photo: @PaulVallone) NEW YORK - With support from the de Blasio administration, and veteran advocates, it appears a third round of reform is


Brewer's State of the Borough: A Community Affair

Feb 09, 2015

Manhattan BP Gale Brewer's State of the Borough event (photo: LaUnicaZeMendez) MANHATTAN - Gale Brewer spent little time behind a lectern at her first official "state of the borough" event on Sunday.


De Blasio's Second Budget: What we know so far

Feb 09, 2015

Mayor de Blasio delivering his State of the City address (photo: @BilldeBlasio) Mayor Bill de Blasio is set to unveil his Fiscal Year 2016 Preliminary Budget this afternoon at 2 p.m.