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Can Bill de Blasio Lead a Progressive Urban Surge?
Lax Compliance With Post-Hevesi Scandal Reforms
As Klein Solidifies Support, Koppell Backers Say They Can Win
Success, Struggle as Library Branches Fill Gap in Services
De Blasio's First 100 Days: Our Coverage
Exclusive Interview: New Child-Welfare Chief Eyes Change
How de Blasio Can Fix FOIL
Confusion Over Special Elections in the Bronx
Bronx Council Newcomer Gibson Gets Key Post
Council Freshman Cohen Steers Clear of Progressive Caucus
Council Newcomer Torres Wins Early Power
Is the Bronx as Progressive as De Blasio Says?
Budgets Cut, But NYC's Libraries Thrive—For Now
Bronx Pols Get Council Leadership Posts
Brooklyn Members Get Key Council Posts
Looking After the Welfare of Child Welfare Workers
New Brooklyn Beep Adams Offers Continuity and Change
What the Bronx Wants From De Blasio
Our Top 10 Top 10 Lists About Mayor Bloomberg
Five Brooklyn Stories to Watch in 2014
If your state senator or assemblymember is running unopposed next week, there's no one to raise questions about their performance. So you'll have to check into it yourself.
Next Tuesday, 21 of 63 legislative races in New York City are one candidate affairs. A Gotham Gazette-City Limits project looks at why it happens and how it impacts voters.
Watch the latest episode of "Straight Up," the Brooklyn Independent Media reporters' roundtable that trades studio seats for bar stools. This month, Capital New York's Azi Paybarah and Ben Max of Gotham Gazette are guests.
If you've figured out how to help America's urban places attract talent, create opportunity or get citizens engaged, one foundation has a $5 million pool for you to tap into.
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.
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An op-ed from the Republican nominee for governor promises tax reduction, replacing Common Core and vigorous oversight of the city's finances.
City Limits invited allies of the three leading gubernatorial campaigns to submit op-eds on why their candidate would be the best choice for New York City. First up is the Green Party's Howie Hawkins.
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.
"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.