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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