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Bloomberg Expected To Sign Council Immigration Bills

Feb 28, 2013

NEW YORK — Mayor Michael Bloomberg is expected to sign off on the City Council’s latest immigration reform legislation, further limiting the city’s involvement in federal deportation policy. One of the


From The Archives: Remembering Ed Koch

Feb 01, 2013

Ed Koch, the three-term mayor who earned a reputation for being a combative, shrewd politician and helped steer the city through financial turmoil, has died. He was 88. Koch spokesman


Cuomo's Sweeping Vision For New York

Jan 10, 2013

ALBANY, N.Y. — Gov. Andrew Cuomo delivered a sweeping policy vision in his third annual State of the State address — as well as a stern warning to the U.S.


Will Cuomo Assert A Cohesive Agenda For 2013?

Jan 08, 2013

ALBANY, N.Y. — Modern governors have typically delivered their annual State of the State addresses in the massive, colorful, bright and ornamented Assembly chamber — the “people’s chamber,” as it


The Year Ahead: Predictions

Dec 29, 2012

NEW YORK — It is unlikely anyone could have predicted what would happen in the last months of 2012 — and how it would shape the civic conversation among New