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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
Grassroots Groups Have Taken Over Sandy Relief
In Storm-Battered Coney, a Trickle of Relief Faces a Deluge of Damage
High Times: New York City's War on Drugs
Fiscal Woes, Long-Held Fears Spur Waste-to-Energy Debate
Top Staff Depart Animal Care System Amid Criticism
Class of 2013: Bloomberg's Babies Start Senior Year
Push for More Crime Data Stalls in Council
Beyond Scandal, NYCHA Residents Seek More Power
DOE Diaspora: NYC School Vets Spread Reforms Nationwide
Agency, Developer Wrestle Over Atlantic Yards Affordability
Beyond the NRA: Pro-gun Groups Aren't in Lock-Step
Are New York City's Gun Laws the Next Target?
A Tale of Two Brownfields
Legal Questions Emerge About Citi Field Mall
Coney Island's Invisible Towers
Who Killed John Dewey High?
Recently elected to his third term, Michael Bloomberg is New York City’s 108th mayor. Among his initiatives, he has focused on improving New York City schools, and introducing a revolutionary affordable housing program.
The mayor's final state of the city speech was a tribute to his past accomplishments as well as a to-do list for the final 320 days of his tenure.
Hundreds gathered around City Hall on Tuesday to argue that Mayor Bloomberg's proposed budget cuts don't add up—because there's already ample money in the city's coffers to close this year's funding gap, and there could be even more.
Advocates are speaking out against proposed cuts to programs that feed and house people living with HIV/AIDS.
Closing fire companies to reduce the city's budget gap could have broad ripple effects as firefighters travel farther to get to emergencies and deal with buildings with which they aren't as familiar.
While announcing the restoration of some child care services that had been targeted for cuts, the mayor's plan projects that many agency budgets will see bigger reductions than earlier predicted.
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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.
Like the smoking ban, the trans-fat ban and requirements to post calorie counts, Mayor Bloomberg's proposal to ban large sodas makes good sense but faces opposition. As with the others, this writer argues, good sense will eventually prevail.
Thousands of New Yorkers face an impossible choice when they get sick: Go to work and get yourself and others sicker, or stay home and risk losing pay or your post.
Next month, city students take the standardized tests on which their progress, and perhaps the fates of their teachers and schools, depend—all amid a debate over testing that, this writer observes, is nothing new.
Detailed data confirm that today's Brooklyn is different. An inclusive civic infrastructure is what's needed to turn mere change into real progress.
The Community Service Society of New York 11th annual survey as they relate to the mayoral race—findings that could decide the votes of one out of three New Yorkers.
Report says NYPD tactics and attitudes unjustly target blacks, Latinos, gays, transgender people, vendors and sex workers.
An Investigation of Private Consultants in the Bloomberg Administration
Following the death of Osama Bin Laden, President Barack Obama visits the World Trade Center site to pay tribute to victims of 9/11.