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Mayors warn cuts to block grants will cost jobs

Mayors around the country are reacting with alarm to the cuts proposed for the Community Development Block Grant program.

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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.

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Bronx community takes on the real estate industry

Who said you can't beat City Hall? In a predominantly Hispanic working-class New York neighborhood, people organized against powerful business interests allied with City Hall, and they won.