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Advocates Say Armory Fight is Over, But Work Just Beginning
How Vito Lopez Changed Bushwick
Push to Diversify City Contracting Falls Short of Goals
Minority Contractors Face Hurdles, Flaws in Law
NYC's MWBE Push: Cracking Down, Looking Ahead
MWBE Programs Face Court Scrutiny
Who Won Brooklyn's Campaign Money Race?
Serious Questions Greet Speaker Candidates in Bronx
Update: Election Board Defends Poll-Site Notifications
Hopes for De Blasio: High and Low, Specific vs. Sweeping
Bronx Voters Skip Ballot Questions in Big Numbers
High Hopes for De Blasio from Bronx Muslims
Losing an Election 195 to 1, But Ready to Run Again
An Election Day Saga at P.S. 6
Campaign 2013, Seen from Brownsville
Poll Site Changes Cause Confusion in Brooklyn
For Bronx-Based Mayoral Candidate, It Ain't Easy Being Green
Little Enthusiasm Among Young Bronx Voters
If Bronx Voters Wrote the Victory Speech
2013 Mayoral Race Continues Lonely Era for Bronx Republicans
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Then as now, the credibility of the threat was doubtful. Then as now, security was stepped up anyway. What's different now? There's not a mayoral race on.
The second episode of "Straight Up" features a discussion on race and policing.
A quick look at the Cuomo-Hochul vs. Teachout-Wu aftermath, the future of the IDC, the legislative agenda and Mayor de Blasio a year after the 2013 primary.
Right now, New York prevents prisoners and parolees from voting. Civil rights watchdogs say the system is so confusing it deprives legally eligible people from actually casting ballots.
As voters across the state head to the polls to weigh in on races for statewide and legislative offices, here's a guide to the stories we've been following through the campaign season.
But not because we have too many. Only because we have too few of the good ones.
A run-down of CityLimits.org's coverage of primary season.
Vacancies at City Hall are exceedingly rare. That hasn't stopped recent mayors from thinking about what would happen if one occurred.
A rally today will call on the de Blasio administration to add money to the budget for summer youth employment, which has shrunk even as teen unemployment remains startling high.
When pre-payment is taken into account, the current year's budget and Mayor de Blasio proposed fiscal 2015 spending are almost identical.
The mayor's executive budget does not include massive increases for the city's library system, as City Limits previously reported.
The modest growth in the city budget proposed by Mayor de Blasio encompasses the ups and downs that individual departments face. <b>This story has been corrected.</b>
From preservation to permanence, housing court to homelessness, here are some of the elements we'll be eyeing.
In response to an inquiry by City Limits, the Congressman says he did not endorse a court ruling that threw 200,000 Haitians in the DR into immigration limbo.
New York City's wealthiest pay a disproportionately large share of the city's income taxes. But when property and sales taxes are figured in, the picture changes.
In the distance race that is a New York City mayoral administration, Bill de Blasio has moved beyond the starting-line cheers and into the long, grueling middle.
More than a dozen years after rescue workers and others toiled in toxic fumes amid the ruins of the World Trade Center, a report recommends changes to practices—and culture—before the next disaster.
They pay 46 percent of personal income taxes. That means they're important to funding city services. Does it also mean they're overburdened?
The mayor described a progressive ideal that, he promised, would encompass everything his administration does from Day 101 on.
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First there were four. Then there 10. This year 22 Councilmembers will let constituents decide how to spend money. The dollar impact is impressive. The democracy impact could be even more so.
"Our approach to improving child welfare and juvenile justice services for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning children, young people, and adults featured in the piece deserves a closer look."
Inequities in the tax system punish renters, reward owners and contribute to economic inequality and the shortage of affordable housing in New York.
Reducing income inequality depends on a sound, fair social safety net—something the city has not had in 20 years.
For Arvernetta Henry, the stakes in the budget talks are pretty simple. With a rent subsidy, she gets out of the shelter. Without it, she doesn't.
"Mayor Bloomber says it's Manhattan's turn to help take out New York's trash, but opposition is numerous and staunch."
New York can become a leader in environmentally sound development - if big business buys in. Here's how well-paid professionals are building a marketplace movement.