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  • How will President Trump's proposed federal budget, released last Thursday, affect New York's…


  • My day job at the Chief-Leader, a weekly newspaper that covers New York City’s municipal workforce, requires that I be out and about reporting on what public workers like the police, EMTs and transit…


  • President Donald Trump’s proposed $6.2 billion cuts to the Department of Housing and Urban Development…


  • New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio came into office three years ago pledging to create a more equitable city. His vision for what our city could achieve gave hope to many New Yorkers,…


  • Imagine you are a single adult raising two kids in New York City while living below the federal poverty line – under $20,000 in annual income for a family of three. Your job barely enables you to afford…


  • It was 1994 and New York Newsday, the daily newspaper, had just folded, a canary in a coalmine that foreshadowed the carnage that was to come over the next two decades in print media.

    At the…


  •  “This affordability crisis … threatens the very soul of this city.”

    – New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, State of the City address, Feb. 13, 2017

     

    Mr.…


  • Preet Bharara’s tenure as the U.S. Attorney of the Southern District of New York has now come to an end, which is a disappointment to many New Yorkers who followed his work and admired…


  • Construction in New York City continues to boom at record levels. The five boroughs are home to more than $70 billion in new construction projects over the past two years. That work is benefitting our…


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