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Charter School Decision Wasn't Clear, Mayor Says
Facing criticism for his policies concerning charter schools, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said Sunday he should have done a better job explaining his position on the divisive issue.
Sun, 23 Mar 2014 21:59:57 EDT

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New Restaurant Rules to Lower Fines
New York City officials released on Friday new restaurant grading rules designed to reduce fines by nearly 25%, a top priority of Mayor Bill de Blasio
Fri, 21 Mar 2014 11:50:53 EDT

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New Parks Head With Urban Cred
Mayor Bill de Blasio plans to appoint Mitchell Silver, planning director for the City of Raleigh, N.C., as commissioner of the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation on Friday.
Fri, 21 Mar 2014 08:56:28 EDT

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New Rules Aim to Reduce Restaurant Fines
City officials released new restaurant-grading rules designed to reduce fines by nearly 25%, a top priority of Mayor Bill de Blasio.
Fri, 21 Mar 2014 21:25:00 EDT

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Pre-K Roils State Budget Negotiations
State budget talks broke down Friday as legislative leaders traded barbs and pointed fingers over an issue that has dominated discussions in the Capitol for months now: funding the expansion of prekindergarten programs.
Fri, 21 Mar 2014 21:28:07 EDT

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Democrats All Around Atop City Government
For the first time in two decades, the city's top officials are Democrats and, broadly speaking, they have been supportive of Mayor Bill de Blasio and his agenda.
Wed, 19 Mar 2014 21:24:42 EDT

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Prosecutors Subpoena Port Authority for Records on Chairman
Federal prosecutors in New Jersey subpoenaed the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey this week, seeking records related to the private business interests of the agency's chairman, David Samson.
Tue, 18 Mar 2014 16:14:50 EDT

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Astorino Tries to Translate Spanish Into Votes
Each month, Rob Astorino, the Westchester County executive and Republican candidate for governor, opens his mailbox to find one of his favorite magazines: People en Español.
Mon, 17 Mar 2014 23:26:55 EDT

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Undocumented Students Denied Tuition Aid in Vote
A bill that would allow some undocumented immigrants to get state college financial aid was narrowly voted down in the New York state Senate on Monday, a setback for its Democratic advocates.
Mon, 17 Mar 2014 23:44:05 EDT

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Christie Aide Told of Bridge Lane Closures
Gov. Chris Christie's 2013 campaign manager was sent information about lane closures leading to the George Washington Bridge while they were causing traffic backups in Fort Lee, N.J., records released Monday show.
Mon, 17 Mar 2014 22:31:52 EDT

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Cuomo Pressed for Less Pre-K Money in Senate
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo pushed to reduce the amount of prekindergarten funding for New York City in the state Senate's version of the budget, people familiar with the conversation said.
Sat, 15 Mar 2014 00:01:50 EDT

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Senate Moving Away From Tax for Pre-K Boost
The New York state Senate is set to introduce a budget resolution that includes $540 million a year for five years for New York City prekindergarten and after-school programs without a tax increase.
Thu, 13 Mar 2014 22:30:10 EDT

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Cuomo Reaches Across Aisle
Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo is working aggressively to lock up support among GOP donors, particularly with Republicans who haven't given him money in the past.
Tue, 11 Mar 2014 21:59:59 EDT

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Three Regents Re-Elected, One Resigns
As the New York Board of Regents faces growing criticism of its handling of state education policies, one of its 17 members resigned Monday night--on the eve of the vote in which three fellow members were re-elected.
Tue, 11 Mar 2014 22:33:13 EDT

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Federal Prosecutors Seek Records on Port Authority Chairman
Manhattan federal prosecutors have subpoenaed records from the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey related to the business interests of its chairman, David Samson, people familiar with the matter said.
Mon, 10 Mar 2014 15:43:39 EDT

NY Politics
Official Who Ordered Bridge Lane Closures to Appear in Court
The former aide to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, Bridget Kelly, who ordered up the George Washington Bridge access lane closures will appear in court on Tuesday, her attorney said.
Mon, 10 Mar 2014 18:45:20 EDT

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Mayor de Blasio Chided for Missing Stables Tour
The battle over New York City's horse-drawn carriages hit a full gallop Sunday, when the actor Liam Neeson took Mayor Bill de Blasio to task for declining an invitation to visit the stables of the industry he has vowed to ban.
Sun, 09 Mar 2014 22:17:41 EDT

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Law Firm Under Scrutiny Boosts Lobbying
A law firm entangled by recent controversies surrounding New Jersey Gov. Chis Christie's administration has vastly increased its lobbying practice, a sign of the company's growing reach in recent years.
Thu, 06 Mar 2014 22:25:11 EST

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Gov. Cuomo's Approval Ratings Drop Sharply in New Poll
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's job performance rating has dropped to its lowest level since he took office in January 2011, having tumbled by 10 points since November, according to an NBC 4 New York/Wall Street Journal/Marist College poll.
Wed, 05 Mar 2014 18:10:55 EST

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Mayor's Allies Press Him on Housing
A coalition is set to start a campaign Thursday to create more homes for the city's poorest residents, posing an additional challenge for the administration as it develops its own housing plan.
Wed, 05 Mar 2014 21:16:55 EST

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Possible Connecticut Gubernatorial Race a Dead Heat: New Poll
Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy and his 2010 gubernatorial rival Tom Foley are neck-and-neck in the first poll of this election year, according to Quinnipiac University poll released Tuesday.
Tue, 04 Mar 2014 11:40:08 EST

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De Blasio and Cuomo Clash Over Charters
Mayor Bill de Blasio and Gov. Andrew Cuomo headlined dueling rallies in the capital on Tuesday, clashing on the future of city charter schools and funding for the mayor's plan to expand pre-K and after-school programs.
Tue, 04 Mar 2014 21:28:03 EST

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Council Aiming to Abolish Runoffs
The City Council has identified instant runoff voting—and the end of citywide runoff elections—as one of several dozen budget and legislative priorities in Albany, according to a report to be released on Tuesday.
Mon, 03 Mar 2014 22:25:45 EST

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Lawmaker Asked for Money, but the Question is Why
Brooklyn Assemblyman William Boyland Jr. solicited more than $250,000 from federal agents posing as corrupt businessmen, both the prosecution and his defense agreed during closing arguments on Monday.
Mon, 03 Mar 2014 23:20:59 EST

NY Politics
Lawmaker Asked for Money, but the Question is Why
Brooklyn Assemblyman William Boyland Jr. solicited more than $250,000 from federal agents posing as corrupt businessmen, both the prosecution and his defense agreed during closing arguments on Monday.
Mon, 03 Mar 2014 23:20:59 EST

NY Politics
Bridge Prosecutor Draws on His Past
For Paul Fishman, the U.S. attorney leading the investigation into the George Washington Bridge scandal, politically charged government investigations are nothing new.
Sat, 01 Mar 2014 00:00:04 EST

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Spitzer Isn't in the Picture
When former Gov. David A. Paterson unveils his official portrait Sunday in the Capitol building in Albany, every ex-New York governor will be represented there—with a single exception.
Fri, 28 Feb 2014 21:10:03 EST

NY Politics
Mayor Has Yet to Pick Many Top Leaders
Mayor Bill de Blasio on Saturday enters his third month at City Hall with a significant number of high-level administration appointments still unfilled.
Fri, 28 Feb 2014 21:22:49 EST

NY Politics
De Blasio Fills Poverty Post With a Critic
The top attorney at the nonprofit Legal Aid Society who for three decades has been a hard-charging advocate for poor New Yorkers will take the reins of New York City's welfare agency, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Friday.
Fri, 28 Feb 2014 21:29:37 EST

NY Politics
Charles Rangel is Fighting for his Political Life
In the heart of Harlem early this year, U.S. Rep. Charles Rangel sat down at Sylvia's Restaurant for a coffee with a potential rival and asked him not to run for the seat the congressman has held for more than four decades.
Thu, 27 Feb 2014 16:10:12 EST

NY Politics
Council Member Asks a Senator: Stop the Emails
The office of a New York state Senate leader has intervened in a political tussle over a uniquely contemporary problem: a barrage of unwanted emails from a listserv.
Wed, 26 Feb 2014 22:04:47 EST

NY Politics
Gov. Chris Christie to Propose New Jersey Budget
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will propose a budget Tuesday afternoon with no tax increases but a slightly smaller pension payment than the state is obligated to make—a proposal that could set off strong pushback from Democrats.
Tue, 25 Feb 2014 08:13:31 EST

NY Politics
Blame Is Spread for N.J. Sandy Woes
New Jersey officials on Monday blamed the federal government for bureaucratic requirements that have delayed the flow of money to homeowners affected by superstorm Sandy.
Mon, 24 Feb 2014 23:02:28 EST

NY Politics
Landlords Sue Over Tenant Protections
City landlords are fighting back against New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's marquee tenant-rights initiative—the state's Tenant Protection Unit—along with a set of new rent regulations that favors renters.
Mon, 24 Feb 2014 22:31:31 EST

NY Politics
De Blasio Weathers Several Early Missteps
New York's mayor came into office with grand plans. But while early stumbles have garnered outsize attention, some observers say the rookie mistakes won't necessarily affect his ability to run the nation's largest city.
Sun, 23 Feb 2014 21:24:23 EST

NY Politics
The Point Person on Housing
Few people in New York City have more at stake in accomplishing Mayor Bill de Blasio's goal of delivering 200,000 affordable-housing units than Alicia Glen, his new deputy mayor for housing and economic development.
Fri, 21 Feb 2014 22:32:28 EST

NY Politics
Bridge Controversy Documents Released by Fort Lee
Thousands of pages of documents released by the New Jersey borough at the center of the George Washington Bridge scandal give a fuller sense of the frustration and problems created by a traffic jam engineered by Gov. Christie's allies and aides.
Wed, 19 Feb 2014 23:06:17 EST



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