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Immigration

Despite the pride many Americans have for the country's diverse population, many immigrants continue to face exclusive challenges. Children face difficulties in finding proper READ MORE»

income inequality


Independent Companies

New York City's status as a financial and creative capital has allowed it to become a haven for independently-owned small businesses. Municipal authorities such as the New York Economic Development Co... READ MORE»

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SPECIAL INVESTIGATIONS

Reading Room

Far from obsolete in the digital age, New York City's libraries are filling critical gaps: offering technology to low-income neighborhoods, a lifeline to immigrants, a safe space for after school. Usa... READ MORE

The MWBE Program

In 2005 New York City set out to reverse historic patterns of discrimination in contracting by adopting goals for the share of city procurement spending received by minority- and women-led businesses.... READ MORE

The Lessons of Willets Point

Queens' Iron Triangle has seen one of the longest-running development disputes of the Bloomberg years and embodied many of the signatures of the mayor's approach to development—particularly a willingn... READ MORE

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Mitt Romney

Mitt Romney was the Republican nominee for United States President in 2012.

Raymond W. Kelly

Raymond W. Kelly is the current police commissioner for the New York Police Department. Kelly was appointed in 2002 by Mayor Michael Bloomberg to serve once again after representing the organization u... READ MORE

Veterans

New York City is home to a number of veterans who served in several wars throughout history. The New York Mayor's Office of Veteran Affairs strives to find housing and jobs for veterans once they retu... READ MORE

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