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CM Robert Cornegy Jr

Cornegy: My Bill Will Save Lives – Part 1 of a Video Interview with Gotham Gazette

CM Robert Cornegy Jr discussing his audible alarms bill (William Alatriste) A few months into his first term as a member of the New York City Council, Brooklyn’s Robert Cornegy Jr. has tapped into his experience in city government and community activism to embrace his role as chair of the Council’s small business committee and […]

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Dennis Guerra’s funeral: Mayor Bill de Blasio set to speak

The NYPD officer died after being trapped in a Coney Island fire. amNewYork

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Bill to protect historical landmarks angers developers

Older buildings in New York slated for demolition could be subject to a 30-day landmarks preservation review under a proposed bill that critics say would grind development across the city… Metro | New York Post

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Bill proposed to create NYC identity card

New York City lawmakers are introducing a bill that would provide city residents living in all five boroughs with municipal identification cards. They say that under the new law, City agencies would be required to accept the card, making it easier for New Yorkers to access City services where identification is required. Applicants would have to […]

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Bill Bratton Argues Extra NYPD Overtime Makes Up for Lower Headcount

NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton. (Photo: Andrew Burton/Getty) Police Commissioner Bill Bratton–who had previously complained that the NYPD’s headcount was too low–today argued that millions of dollars of department overtime have helped to neutralize the blow. “There’s an overtime budget that effectively gives you the equivalent officers on a daily basis,” said Mr. Bratton, speaking to reporters […]

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A kingly perch at 25 at the Time Warner Center.

Bill Collector’s Score: Errand Boy Sent by Cable Clerks Nabs Time Warner Condo for $15 M.

A kingly perch at 25 at the Time Warner Center. Although Time Warner Inc. announced earlier this year that they had sold their stake at 25 Columbus Circle, the sparkling address that bears the company’s name, they will continue operating at the Time Warner Center until 2019. And it seems fitting that for at least some […]

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Bill de Blasio to Mark 100 Days in Office With Major Speech

Mayor Bill de Blasio. (Photo: Rob Bennett/NYC Mayor’s Office) Mayor Bill de Blasio is planning what appears to be a major policy speech next week, according to an invitation obtained by the Observer. The speech, somewhat vaguely titled “Address on New York City’s Future,” will take place at Cooper Union on April 10–exactly 100 days […]

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Congressman Michael Grimm Fund-Raises Off ‘Anti-Catholic’ Bill Maher

Part of Congressman Michael Grimm’s fund-raising email. Congressman Michael Grimm is using comedian Bill Maher’s “Flip a District” campaign as a fund-raising opportunity. The Republican lawmaker’s campaign fired off an email to supporters earlier this afternoon declaring that Staten Island and Brooklyn voters do not agree with Mr. Maher’s “anti-Catholic, leftist propaganda.” “Bill Maher is hardly […]

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Mayor Bill de Blasio visits a pre-K enrollment workshop in Brooklyn earlier this month. (Photo: Rob Bennett/NYC Mayor

Bill de Blasio Hails ‘Historic’ State Budget Agreement

Mayor Bill de Blasio visits a pre-K enrollment workshop in Brooklyn earlier this month. (Photo: Rob Bennett/NYC Mayor’s Office) Mayor Bill de Blasio says he’s a happy man today. Though the state budget agreement rolled out late last night provides mixed support for his agenda, Mr. de Blasio released a statement late this afternoon praising […]

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Connecticut Governor Signs Wage Bill

The bill signed by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy would raise the minimum wage to $ 10.10 starting in 2017, which would be the highest of all state rates that are now on the books.      NYT > N.Y. / Region

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Mayor Bill de Blasio at a prekindergarten enrollment workshop. (Photo: NYC Mayor

Bill de Blasio Hires Top Christine Quinn Aide for Pre-K Push

Mayor Bill de Blasio at a prekindergarten enrollment workshop. (Photo: NYC Mayor’s Office) Mayor Bill de Blasio has hired Michaela Daniel, a senior City Council policy analyst, to assist in the roll-out of his prekindergarten and after-school expansion, the mayor’s office confirmed to the Observer today. Ms. Daniel was a key education aide to ex-Council Speaker […]

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Bill Maher’s Campaign To Find The Worst Member Of Congress Is Underway

Bill Maher’s campaign to find the worst member of Congress is officially underway. Maher announced the first two members of “Flip A District” on Friday — the viewer-driven competition to nominate representatives that they want voted out of office. Making the initial cut for the “Tweet Sixteen” are Reps. Michael Grimm (R-N.Y.) and Blake Farenthold […]

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Why New York's Bill de Blasio is good for school choice movement

Why New York's Bill de Blasio is good for school choice movement Bill de Blasio is the best thing to ever happen to the School Choice Movement. The New York City mayor is crippling the growth of charter schools by throwing them out of rent-free space in buildings previously used by standard public schools. His […]

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Cardinal To Push Bill On Donating To Schools

A proposal to create a state tax credit for donations to public and private schools is gathering steam and turning the archbishop of New York into something of a lobbyist.      NYT > N.Y. / Region

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Bill de Blasio Visits Two Churches Blocks From East Harlem Explosion

Mayor Bill de Blasio addressed two churches just blocks from last week’s East Harlem gas explosion, attempting to offer comfort to a community still reeling from the sudden deaths of eight locals. Mr. de Blasio appeared at a large, predominately African-American church and a low-slung Spanish-speaking church today, where he layered his speeches with Christian […]

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