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New York City Can Shine with Solar Power

Jul 09, 2015

Solar panels (photo: @NYGovCuomo) Cities are economic centers, engines of commerce and trade. Cities are also cultural centers, for everything from fashion and food to art and architecture. Now, thanks to


A Budget Victory for NYC Military Veterans

Jul 02, 2015

Mayor de Blasio and Council members announce budget deal (photo: William Alatriste) With almost half of Mayor Bill de Blasio's term in office complete, it has been well-documented that military veterans


Albany Must Keep the Charter Cap

Jun 23, 2015

Council Member Dromm, the author, with his IDNYC (photo: William Alatriste) Earlier this year, the New York City Council passed my resolution urging the state legislature to keep the cap on


Say No to The Media Hype

Jun 11, 2015

NYPD (photo via @CommissBratton) In recent days our city's leading tabloid newspapers, The Daily News and The Post, published screaming headlines and overheated stories promoting the dubious notion that the uptick