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.
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.
N.Y. politician uses homophobia as main election message.
NEW YORK -- It was a beautiful day Feb. 20 for New Yorkers and for health care reform.
Privately-run, publically-funded charter schools are pushing out successful public schools in competition for scarce resources, leading to more segregation, more inequality.
NEW YORK - Comptroller John Liu is setting up a task force to help protect communities from big developers and corruption.
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.
ITHACA, N.Y. - Residents in this town, known for its picturesque waterfalls, are protesting a plan to extract gas from the ground by a process known as horizontal hydraulic fracturing, or fracking.
The MTA's cuts, targeting students and seniors, are even worse than past "doomsday" scenarios, but the truth is, none of these cuts are necessary.
Public high school students, as well as teachers and parents, are organizing in new ways against a proposalto take away free-and reduced-price Metrocards currently issued to students.