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Buildings Get High Marks—From Feds, Not Tenants
Disappointment with Obama, in Obama Country
Voting for Obama, but Playing Romney
NYC's Congressional Delegation: Got Impact?
From Capitol Hill to Murray Hill: NY's Reps at Home
Confused and Frustrated in Line for 'Obama Gas'
Obama + Romney = Lesson for Brooklyn Students
Brooklyn's Red Coast
Hospitals Face Pressure, Six in Brooklyn Could Close
Foreclosure Crisis: Buzz Fades, Protests Continue
Beyond the NRA: Pro-gun Groups Aren't in Lock-Step
Packing Heat: Meet a Concealed Carrier
Gun Violence in the Birthplace of Gun Industry
Are New York City's Gun Laws the Next Target?
Politics of Prison Rape: How PREA Came To Be
Flatbush Designs a Fight Against Poverty
Will Cities Be Heard in Campaign 2012?
Detroit: Beyond the Bailout, Immigration Is Key Issue
New York: Local Transit's Future Depends on the Feds
Oakland: Federal Ammo Running Short for War on Crime
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The Urban Jobs Act would provide $20 million for services to unemployed young people. Amid partisan rancor, will the idea survive Congress? Against record youth unemployment, will it make a difference if it does?
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Corruption, cronyism—much was wrong with old-fashioned machine politics. But compared to today's campaigns of sound-bites and surveys, yesterday's ward heelers fused genuine relationships between politics and people's lives.
Yes, says this writer, but it will require vision and renewed drive by the Bloomberg administration: Doing a few things better will not be enough.
Federal weatherization funding can be used to address not only the energy efficiency of buildings but also their financial sustainability, resident health and safety, all while upgrading green skills for workers.
The collapse of the Supercommittee process gives New York City anti-hunger activists a chance to help shape a farm bill that fights hunger, promotes health, protects the environment and bolsters independent farmers.
The economy is sluggish and the job market is weak. But that's all the more reason, this writer says, to make sure disabled workers get their shot at the work that's out there.
A report by Franklin Romeo and Jennifer Ching of (Queens Legal Services and Legal Services NYC) explores foreclosure risks in neighborhoods hit hard by Sandy and finds that some of the steps taken by banks in the wake of the storm "[create] a situation where a homeowner is likely to fall into a mortgage delinquency."