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Progress Elusive as Bronx DA Cruises Toward Reelection

Aug 11, 2015

Bronx DA Robert Johnson, foreground (photo: Associated Press)  There’s a rooftop rock garden at the Bronx County Hall of Justice, the sprawling ten-story glass building that houses the county’s criminal and

 

The Week Ahead in New York Politics, August 10

Aug 09, 2015

New York City Hall What to watch for this week in New York politics: LEGIONNAIRES' FALLOUT: Monday morning at City Hall, Mayor Bill de Blasio will hold a bill-signing ceremony, beginning at

 

The Week That Was in New York Politics, August 3-7

Aug 07, 2015

photo: Stanley Kubrick via Museum of the City of New York Gotham Gazette's Week in Review, Friday August 7 PHOTOS OF THE WEEK: Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams and others carry a symbolic

 

Another Way of Looking at Infill Housing Development

Aug 06, 2015

The Mayor's NYCHA plan (photo: Demetrius Freeman/Mayoral Photography Office) The mayor touted the number of affordable apartment units - 20,325 - as a one-year record, and far from anything seen in the

 

Executive Order Shifts Cuomo-Schneiderman Dynamic

Aug 05, 2015

Cuomo and Schneiderman (photo: Office of the Governor - Kevin P. Coughlin) When Governor Andrew Cuomo signed an executive order on July 8 giving Attorney General Eric Schneiderman the authority to investigate

 

18 Months of NYCHA Scrutiny, Reform and Conflict

Aug 03, 2015

Mayor de Blasio at a NYCHA announcement (photo: Demetrius Freeman/Mayor's Office) "If we were to lose public housing," warns City Council Member Ritchie Torres, "we might have a shelter system overflowing with

 

The Week Ahead in New York Politics, August 3

Aug 02, 2015

New York City Hall What to watch for this week in New York politics: LEGIONNAIRES' DISEASE in the BRONX: the city continues to monitor and combat an outbreak of legionnaires' disease in