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Quinn Selected As New Speaker

Jan 05, 2006

In an emotional speech in a crowded chamber, Councilmember Christine Quinn accepted her selection as the new Speaker of the City Council. Quinn is only the third person to


9/11 And ''Inappropriate Art''

Sep 09, 2005

  George Negroponte once met an ironworker who had helped dismantle the last remnants of the Twin Towers after the terrorist attack of September 11th, an experience that changed the man’s


Opinion Roundup blog

May 16, 2005

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311, Noise, and Community Boards

Jun 17, 2004

When Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced plans earlier this month to overhaul the city's noise code for the first time in over 30 years, the proposal was at least partly thanks


State of the State Governor George Pataki January 4, 2006

Jan 04, 2004

Chief Judge Kaye, honorable members of the Court of Appeals, Lieutenant Governor Donohue, Attorney General Spitzer, Comptroller Hevesi, Majority Leader Bruno, Speaker Silver, Leader Tedisco, Leader Paterson, distinguished members of