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The Week Ahead in New York Politics, June 22

Jun 22, 2014

New York City Hall What to look for this week, via the City and Albany: U-S-A! U-S-what-the-heck-just-happened?! Despite the tie with Portugal, World Cup Fever is hot and spreading, especially with New


Mayor, City Council Agree on $75 Billion Budget

Jun 20, 2014

The Mayor, Speaker & Council Members announce budget deal (William Alatriste) NEW YORK - In a late night press conference in the rotunda of City Hall on Thursday evening, Mayor Bill de


A Special Subset of Bronx Voters

Jun 19, 2014

  A small group of voters in the northwest Bronx can vote in two of the most watched Democratic primaries in New York politics this year. South of Van Cortlandt Park, in


Advocates Ready Last-Minute GENDA Blitz

Jun 16, 2014

GENDA ralliers (Lori Van Buren/Times Union) Supporters of the Gender Expression Non-Discrimination Act plan to launch a major end-of-session blitz targeting State Senate leadership and Gov. Andrew Cuomo in an effort