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Hynes' Dubious Battle

Jun 19, 2014

Former Brooklyn DA Joe Hynes (Bryan Thomas for the New York Times) As revealed by the recent Department of Investigation inquiry, former Brooklyn DA Joe Hynes spent a significant amount of

Last Updated (Thursday, June 19, 2014 12:04 PM)

 

A Free-Market Solution To The Affordable Housing Crisis

Jun 18, 2014

Hammel Houses, NYCHA (wikimedia) Mayor de Blasio's recently released affordable housing plan is extensive and forward thinking – but also extremely expensive. The 200,000 units it envisions are estimated to cost

Last Updated (Wednesday, June 18, 2014 12:49 PM)

 

New York City's Classroom Space Crunch

Jun 17, 2014

  (photo: Michael Albans) Last week Class Size Matters released a new report, Space Crunch, which analyzes the school overcrowding crisis in New York City, and points out the need to improve

Last Updated (Monday, June 16, 2014 08:35 PM)

 

Vergara's Shaky Significance

Jun 15, 2014

The students of Vergara (Monica Almeida/NY Times) A June 10th lower court decision in Vergara v. California found that five California teacher employment statutes violate the State Constitution's Equal Protection Clause

Last Updated (Sunday, June 15, 2014 04:35 PM)

 

New York City Must Care for Seniors

Jun 13, 2014

Council Member Helen Rosenthal speaks at a rally in support of seniors (ALIGN) Take a close look around your neighborhood and your house of worship and you'll see an aging city.

Last Updated (Thursday, June 12, 2014 02:48 PM)

 

Closer to Home

Jun 12, 2014

A family visit made possible by the Osborne Association The evidence that children love and need their parents is all around us. That evidence is a lot less visible when it

Last Updated (Wednesday, June 11, 2014 05:47 PM)

 

Let's Be Cautious With Local Minimum Wage

Jun 05, 2014

Council Member Mark Weprin, the author, and his guest council member for a day (William Alatriste) During his State of the Union address, President Obama vowed to work with Congress on

Last Updated (Wednesday, June 04, 2014 05:14 PM)