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Advocates, Legislators Wary of IDC Realignment

Jun 27, 2014

Members of the IDC (IDC) Advocates Say What Matters Is Support of Issues, Not Conference Alignment Tenant's PAC treasurer Michael McKee doesn't have any faith in the recent announcement that the Independent


City Council Expands Funding Of Veterans Services

Jun 25, 2014

Mayor de Blasio and Speak Mark-Viverito shake on a budget deal (William Alatriste) NEW YORK—The City Council added $400,000 of its discretionary money to fund veterans services in the fiscal year


TLC's Unintended Taxicab Confession

Jun 25, 2014

NYC Taxi (nyc.gov) NEW YORK—It all started with a tweet. "It's #metricmonday again! Today's #infographic shows data on yellow taxis on the road by day and time. #nyctaxi," tweeted the Taxi


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