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Looking for a Steward in the 79th

Mar 18, 2014

The web page for the representative of the 79th NYS Assembly District A Bronx Assembly District with a Troubled History Seeks New Leadership Visitors to the website for the 79th New York


Citizen Webcasts

Mar 18, 2014

Webcasts of the proceedings of the New York State Assembly brought to you by Citizens Union, Reinvent Albany and the New York Public Interest Research Group. Our groups do


The Mayor's Vacant Lots

Mar 17, 2014

A vacant lot in the Bronx City Seeks to Sharpen Picture of Vacant Lots and Add Incentives to Boost Affordable Housing A neat stretch of row houses comes to an abrupt halt


College Behind Bars: Cuomo Proposal Sparks Debate

Mar 09, 2014

Gov. Andrew Cuomo discusses plans to offer college courses to prison inmates during a church service for the Black, Puerto Rican & Asian Legislative Caucus. Photo by Governor's Office. Albany, N.Y.


City Wrestles With New Webcast Law

Mar 05, 2014

City Councilman Dan Garodnick and Speaker Melissa Mark Viverito chat prior to a webcast of a Council meeting. A law requiring all city agencies, commissions and task forces to webcast their


DREAM Act Could Advance Via Espaillat Campaign

Mar 05, 2014

State Sen. Adriano Espaillat campaigning with City Council Speaker Melissa Mark Viverito.   State Sen. Adriano Espaillat’s challenge of Rep. Charlie Rangel isn’t exactly a bright spot for Democrats as they attempt