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A Plan To Reform The City Council

Oct 30, 2013

With just under a week until the general election, a group of incumbent and almost-City Council members are calling for systemic reforms to how the legislative body operates. The slate of


Moreland Tangles With Senate Republicans

Oct 30, 2013

The Senate Republican Campaign Committee asked a Supreme Court judge to dismiss a subpoena from the Moreland Commission To Investigate Public Corruption yesterday. The SRCC alleges that the subpoena overreaches


City Council Cooks Up Restaurant Grade Reforms

Oct 09, 2013

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