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Everything Dot NYC

May 18, 2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio's administration is pushing ahead with the Bloomberg .nyc plan (photo: nyc.gov) Everything after the dot is changing. A couple of years ago, only 22 generic top-level domains

 

Overdue & Over Budget, Capital Projects Roll On

May 15, 2014

  Costly East Side Access construction continues (MTA) The terms "capital project" and "over budget" go together like peanut butter and jelly. Ask city agencies in charge of these projects why they

 

What the Indian Election Means for New York

May 15, 2014

Voters in India wait to cast their ballots (Henry Austin/NBC News) The world's largest ever election concluded in India on Monday with a record voter turnout. Almost 67 percent of 814

 

Education Tax Credit Back From the Dead

May 14, 2014

  Gov. Andrew Cuomo at a pro-charter school rally (Tim Roske/AP) A proposal, which would provide $300 million in state tax credits to those who donate to public schools or to scholarship

 

De Blasio, '84, Eyes NYU 2031

May 12, 2014

Mayor de Blasio with NYU President John Sexton (Diana Robinson for the mayor's office) In mid-April, Mayor Bill de Blasio went to Washington Square to speak to a crowded room of

 

The Week Ahead in New York Politics, May 11

May 11, 2014

New York City Hall What to look for this week, via the City and Albany: New York CityThis week features a visit from President Obama, who will be in New York City