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Talking about why corruption happens, what can be done to stop and what people think about it.
In an interview, City Limits and City & State discuss their 2013 campaign coverage partnership with one another and Channel 13's MetroFocus.
Seven candidates representing four parties discussed wages, sick leave, stop-and-frisk and other issues—to cheers and jeers from the crowd, and occasional jabs from one another.
From recruiting new cops to discouraging soda consumption, the city spends millions on advertising—and chooses whether to support mainstream media or the ethnic and community press with that money.
At a debate on issues affecting low-income New Yorkers, Bill de Blasio and John Liu attacked Christine Quinn over her refusal to permit a vote on requiring sick leave for workers.
Is $11.50 an hour too high? Is $9 enough? The candidates react.
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.
The biggest issue in the race for City Hall in 2013 might not be housing or crime or schools--but simply whether the candidates give voters a reason to care.
The leading gun lobby group called for armed guards in every school in America.
The leading gun lobby group says it will hold a major press briefing later this week.
Last-minute changes in polling sites left many voters in the Bronx confused about where to vote and in some cases, even prevented them from voting.
The third party's candidates don't expect to win. But they were happy to “have our voice heard.”
Poll workers ran ballots up and down the stairs between elderly voters and the scanners on an upper floor.
The juxtaposition of storm and ballot could be seen across the borough, with many makeshift polling sites sharing a roof or a plot of land with a relief center.
The shoreline neighborhood is pocket of conservatism in the heavily Democratic Bronx. A majority of the voters here voted for McCain in the 2008 election.
Pierre Mercredi is spending all day Tuesday volunteering to drive seniors and disabled people to polling stations across the Bronx.
It's the first presidential race for New York's new optical scan voting machines. Do they get a checkmark or an error message from voters?
Bronx polling sites saw heavy turnout this morning.
After area redistricting sent some voters to an alternate polling site in Norwood, poll workers said they had prepared to send some away
Said one voter: "A lot of people are saying this isn't normal."
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The city can offer voters the chance to pass legislation directly without encountering the alleged flaws of California-style government-by-referendum.
A key part of the landmark law is being challenged at the Supreme Court. While discrimination at the voting booth is often thought of as a Southern problem, New York City has its own harsh history.
It's not just that Gov. Cuomo's campaign-finance reform plan doesn't go far enough. It's that even the best reform won't do enough to make our system truly democratic.
Libraries perform a critical role in workforce development for low-income New Yorkers. But budget cuts have so curtailed service that Detroit's libraries are now open more than New York's.
Many city voters will recall the 2012 election chiefly for the long lines and deep confusion they endured. With municipal elections just around the corner, says this writer, this is no way to run a democracy.
"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.