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The Week Ahead in New York Politics, September 21

Sep 21, 2014

New York City Hall What to watch for this week in New York politics: The week starts busy after a packed Sunday of politically-related activity, with a lot happening Monday and Tuesday,


Gouging Begins in Latest Battle Over Rent Laws

Sep 16, 2014

Mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio receives the endorsement of Tenants PAC When Mayor Bill de Blasio declared early in his tenure that he would like to see the City regain control


Brewer Taps CUNY Service Corps to Unlock City Data

Sep 15, 2014

Manhattan BP Brewer at a City Hall press conference (photo: @galeabrewer) When Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer held her first monthly meeting with representatives from each Manhattan community board in January,


Pre-Pilot Program, a Test Run for One NYPD Body Camera

Sep 12, 2014

Public Advocate James at a body-worn camera press conference (photo: Rob Abruzzese) NEW YORK—Last week, NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton unveiled the two body cameras that would be used in a pilot program