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ALBANY, N.Y. — The election of Bill de Blasio means that Democratic legislators in Albany will have an ally in Gracie Mansion for the first time in 20 years. After
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
Earlier this month, Capital New York reported that Gov. Andrew Cuomo was considering efforts to oust Independent Democratic Sens. Jeff Klein and Diane Savino because he felt they stood in
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
Another of the nine people recorded by Sen. Shirley Huntley in her role as FBI informant has been arrested. Influential political consultant Melvin Lowe, who served as an aide to
ALBANY, N.Y. — “You’ve been served,” was the simple message Jaron Benjamin and around 30 members of tenant organizations delivered to members of the Real Estate Board of New York
Nearly a year after Superstorm Sandy, a top deputy to Mayor Michael Bloomberg says that New York City is better prepared for the next major hurricane — albeit with a
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