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New York’s community boards are designed to serve as a link between City Hall and the city’s neighborhoods. But observers point to a strong consensus that the boards’ influence has
ALBANY, N.Y. — Jaron Benjamin, a city housing activist, said he had a good reason to think that Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s Moreland Commission to Investigate Public Corruption was digging deep
NEW YORK — Eateries could face fewer fines under reforms to the restaurant letter-grading system approved by the City Council on Wednesday.
While the five bills passed by a vote of
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NEW YORK — Letitia James is on her way to becoming the next public advocate. The first
ALBANY, N.Y. — A state commission charged with investigating government corruption met tonight in Albany for the first time publically since state legislators refused requests that they disclose the names
ALBANY, N.Y. — The commission established by Gov. Andrew Cuomo to investigate public corruption has not wasted any time in sending a message to state lawmakers that it means business.
NEW YORK — The City Council has approved two bills that would extend new oversight to the medical examiner’s office.
The legislation — unanimously passed by the Council yesterday by 44
NEW YORK — A nonprofit created by a Republican candidate for mayor is one of dozens of groups slated to get a cut of pork — hundreds of thousands of
NEW YORK — It was 2:20 a.m. this morning when cheers and applause erupted in the City Council chambers.
Member Ruben Wills, of Queens, had cast the 34th vote to pass a
ALBANY, N.Y. — It reads like the perfect description of today’s state government: “A series of corruption scandals in New York State, involving officials at all levels of government, produced