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New Funding Will Enhance DNA Analysis
The New York City chief medical examiner's office will use an additional $2.4 million in funding in the mayor's executive budget to help lower turnaround times for DNA analysis in criminal cases, agency officials said.
Tue, 27 May 2014 22:17:35 EDT

NY Politics
New York City's Plan: Give Homeless Break on Rent
Mayor Bill de Blasio's administration is seeking $40 million in state funding to launch a new rental subsidy program to combat an unprecedented level of homelessness in New York City.
Sun, 18 May 2014 23:00:12 EDT

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Christie Eyes 401(k) Move for Pensions
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie intends to propose shifting some public workers to a 401(k)-style pension plan, or some kind of blend of a 401(k) and a traditional pension, said a person familiar with the discussions.
Fri, 16 May 2014 23:48:02 EDT

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Baraka Win in Newark Boosts Unions
Public-employee unions spent almost $500,000 supporting Ras Baraka in his successful bid for mayor of Newark and they were among the undisputed winners in the contest.
Wed, 14 May 2014 23:09:45 EDT

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Baraka Is Next Newark Mayor
Ras Baraka, a frequent and impassioned critic of Cory Booker who promised to reshape many of Newark's policies, won the race for mayor, defeating Shavar Jeffries.
Wed, 14 May 2014 00:33:04 EDT

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Christie Aide: Staff Believed Bridge Study
Gov. Chris Christie's press secretary testified under oath Tuesday that the governor's former chief counsel was aware of the George Washington Bridge lane-closure issues as early as October.
Wed, 14 May 2014 00:09:56 EDT

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Cuomo's No-Name Strategy
Gov. Andrew Cuomo has a Republican challenger in this year's governor's race, but you wouldn't know it from listening to him: He doesn't say the name Rob Astorino in public.
Sun, 11 May 2014 21:41:18 EDT

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De Blasio Budget Projects Raises for City Workers
Mayor Bill de Blasio proposed a nearly $74 billion budget that predicts a 10% raise for New York City employees over seven years and provides retroactive pay increases to tens of thousands of workers, blowing wider than expected holes in future budge
Thu, 08 May 2014 22:22:07 EDT

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NYC Councilman Wills Charged in Fraud Case
New York City Councilman Ruben Wills was arrested in connection with a state attorney general investigation into the alleged misuse of taxpayer funds, a law enforcement official said.
Wed, 07 May 2014 22:15:46 EDT

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Rangel Nabs Union Endorsement
Rep. Charles Rangel received the endorsement of all three affiliates of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees union, a major nod in the Harlem congressional race.
Tue, 06 May 2014 22:38:40 EDT

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Mayor de Blasio's Daughter Opens Up About Recovery
The daughter of New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio spoke Tuesday about the depth of her substance abuse and depression during her father's campaign last year.
Tue, 06 May 2014 22:30:33 EDT

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New Health Pact Calls for Union Member Bonus
New York City municipal union members could get a bonus equivalent to 1% of their salaries if the city saves more than $3.4 billion in health-care costs during the next four years, an administration official said Tuesday.
Tue, 06 May 2014 22:09:01 EDT

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Cuomo and Christie Call for Port Authority Review
After months of scandals, internal fights and questions about the agency's future, the governors of New York and New Jersey launch a panel to address "recent disruptions." Its recommendations, however, won't be binding.
Tue, 06 May 2014 21:45:33 EDT

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Christie Ally Subpoenaed in Bridge Scandal
A federal grand jury investigating the George Washington Bridge scandal has subpoenaed a Port Authority of New York and New Jersey attorney with close ties to Gov. Chris Christie's administration, people familiar with the matter said.
Thu, 01 May 2014 20:37:22 EDT

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U.S. Prosecutor Subpoenas State Ethics Panel
New York's Joint Commission on Public Ethics received a subpoena from Preet Bharara's office requesting records of corruption allegations filed with the panel against public officials, a source said.
Wed, 30 Apr 2014 21:26:09 EDT

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Republicans Want to End Michael Grimm's Reelection Bid
New York Republicans are exploring ways of removing recently indicted U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm from the ballot in a bid to keep control of the only GOP-held congressional seat, people familiar with the matter said.
Wed, 30 Apr 2014 00:28:41 EDT

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Rep. Grimm's Businesses Scrutinized
Rep. Grimm was charged with filing false tax returns, failing to report about $1 million to taxing authorities, committing mail and health care fraud and other crimes, prosecutors said.
Tue, 29 Apr 2014 00:11:14 EDT

NY Politics
Probe Seeks Views of de Blasio Aide
A special prosecutor investigating the Working Families Party has sought an interview with one of Mayor Bill de Blasio's highest-ranking aides, Emma Wolfe, people familiar with the matter said.
Mon, 28 Apr 2014 22:36:49 EDT

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Overhaul Proposed for City Council Funding of Community Groups
New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito has agreed to relinquish authority in setting how much funding each council member receives to dole out to community groups
Mon, 28 Apr 2014 22:26:42 EDT

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Grimm, GOP Face Uncertain Future in New York City
The looming indictment of Rep. Michael Grimm has cast fresh uncertainty about his re-election prospects and stirred Republican worries over the party's chances of maintaining control of its sole New York City congressional seat.
Sun, 27 Apr 2014 22:55:52 EDT

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U.S. Attorney Seeks Lane Closure Documents
New Jersey U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman has issued a subpoena to a legislative committee investigating the George Washington Bridge scandal for documents relating to the lane closures.
Fri, 25 Apr 2014 23:32:52 EDT

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Council, Mayor Are Said to Clash
New York City Council members fought back against what some viewed as a power grab by Mayor Bill de Blasio in the decision-making process over development, forcing the mayor to retreat, people familiar with the matter said Friday.
Fri, 25 Apr 2014 21:59:11 EDT

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Legal Costs Begin to Mount in Bridge Investigation
Some of the George Washington Bridge scandal's costs are coming into focus. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's re-election campaign, for example, has $264,000 of debt related to defending itself from subpoenas.
Mon, 21 Apr 2014 23:35:01 EDT

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Newark Mayor's Race Turns on Personalities
With former Newark Mayor Cory Booker now a U.S. senator, New Jersey's largest city faces a choice between two Democrats with widely different styles in a May 13 mayoral election.
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 23:09:22 EDT

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De Blasio Vows Fixes for Sandy Aid
At least 500 New York City homes damaged by superstorm Sandy would be rebuilt and 500 reimbursement checks would be issued to storm victims by the end of this summer, under the mayor's new recovery plan.
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 23:28:02 EDT

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Bridling at Buggy Ban
Mayor Bill de Blasio's effort to get rid of the city's horse-drawn carriages is stuck in neutral, hindered by opposition in the City Council.
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 23:14:24 EDT

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Hotelier Chatwal Pleads Guilty to Campaign Fraud
HotelierSant Singh Chatwal pleaded guilty to illegally donating thousands of dollars to the political campaigns of U.S. Sens. Hillary Clinton and Chris Dodd, a law enforcement official said.
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 22:21:07 EDT

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New York Mayor Pushes Sandy Tax Cut
New York City's mayor wants to build support in Albany for a property tax break for about 1,500 homeowners who have rebuilt from superstorm Sandy.
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 22:57:53 EDT

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Cuomo, de Blasio Release Personal Tax Returns
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo received more than $188,000 in advance payment for writing a memoir set to be published this summer as he runs for re-election, according to 2013 tax returns released on Tuesday.
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:09:10 EDT

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Port Authority Commissioner Resigns Amid Investigations
Anthony Sartor stepped down just days after the emergence of a new investigation into Port activity by Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr., including the agency's work rebuilding the World Trade Center.
Mon, 14 Apr 2014 23:11:08 EDT

NY Politics
A Clarion Call to Save New Jersey's Judges
Leading members of New Jersey's legal community are moving to limit the governor's power to remove a Supreme Court justice, a restriction they say is needed to help preserve judicial independence.
Sun, 13 Apr 2014 22:33:45 EDT

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Brouhaha Over the Beachfront Bathroom View
A battle over the location of a public beachfront bathroom in Brooklyn has become an unlikely test of Mayor Bill de Blasio's vow to address the gap between the rich and the poor.
Sun, 13 Apr 2014 22:11:13 EDT

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Prosecutors Open Another Scandal Front
Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. subpoenaed a broad range of records last month from the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, a person familiar with the matter said.
Fri, 11 Apr 2014 21:28:50 EDT

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After 100 Days, Mayor Sees a Liberal City
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, marking his 100th day in office, vowed to reinvigorate liberal politics in the nation's largest city.
Thu, 10 Apr 2014 23:21:41 EDT

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Former Connecticut Governor Is Indicted
A federal grand jury handed up an indictment of former Connecticut Gov. John Rowland, charging him with illegal activity in connection with two congressional campaigns.
Thu, 10 Apr 2014 22:31:42 EDT

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U.S. Attorney Takes Over State Probe
Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara condemned New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's decision to shut down a commission examining public corruption and said his office would take over its investigations.
Thu, 10 Apr 2014 21:55:30 EDT

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Ted Kennedy Jr. to Run For Connecticut State Senate
The 52-year-old son of the late U.S. Sen. Ted Kennedy will announce Tuesday that he will run for state Senate in Connecticut, according to a person familiar with his plans. The race will be the first foray into politics.
Mon, 07 Apr 2014 16:49:28 EDT

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