U.S. News

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-drunk.jpg

Lobbyist opposing DWI law accused

Anti-union PR boss Richard Berman is on the hot seat after two charity organizations asked the New York State Commission on Public Integrity to investigate one of his firms for illegal lobbying.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-health2.jpg

Health reform law still a big deal

A package arrived for me yesterday - something I ordered a while ago and then forgot about - my "Health Reform is a BFD" t-shirt! (Remember that: Joe Biden's muttered comment about just exactly how big a deal health care reform is?)

Three grim tales from the Big Apple

Ranked third or fourth richest city in the world, will New York tell its young generation that it cannot provide shelter, or classrooms, or even transportation to school?

Northern Manhattan mobilizes against budget cuts

More than 1,000 residents held a unity rally on Saturday to mobilize against proposed budget cuts that will have a devastating effect on this predominantly Latino and black working class community.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-homeless.jpg

Comptroller: NYC paying slumlords millions to house homeless

The Department of Homeless Services is wasting millions of dollars on services that lack oversight, some of which are overtly illegal, according to recent audit of the DHS.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-DemoinQueens.jpg

Monserrate runs on anti-gay platform

N.Y. politician uses homophobia as main election message.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-Healthcare-rally-across-Brooklyn-Bridge-February-10-2010.jpg

A good day for health care reform

NEW YORK -- It was a beautiful day Feb. 20 for New Yorkers and for health care reform.

New York City threatens to evict public school in favor of charter

Privately-run, publically-funded charter schools are pushing out successful public schools in competition for scarce resources, leading to more segregation, more inequality.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-john-liu.jpg

City comptroller takes aim at developer abuse

NEW YORK - Comptroller John Liu is setting up a task force to help protect communities from big developers and corruption.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-gillibrand.jpg

N.Y. progressives begin to line up behind Gillibrand

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., appointed to fill the seat vacated by now-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, has already picked up a spate of endorsements.

15 6 7 8 9