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After Making History, James Seeks Change

Mar 22, 2015

Public Advocate James at a recent rally (photo: @PA_Outreach) During Women's History Month, the New York City YWCA holds weekly discussion and networking events, leading to a celebration honoring a "YW


26 Years Since the Board of Estimate's Demise

Mar 22, 2015

The mayor, council members, & advocates (photo: William Alatriste) New York City politics might seem convoluted now, but for nearly a century the city was governed by the Board of Estimate,


8 Government Ops Agencies to Face Council Questions

Mar 18, 2015

CM Ben Kallos (photo: William Alatriste) As preliminary budget hearings at the City Council approach the end of their third week, the Committee on Governmental Operations will meet Thursday to evaluate