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The redistricting maps for the New York State Legislature have been called "the most gerrymandered" in recent New York history. How exactly do districts get gerrymandered, and where is it happening?
In his State of the City Mayor Bloomberg proposed a merit pay boost for highly effective teachers and announced that the city could eliminate up to half of the teachers at 33 struggling schools.
City Journal's Steve Malanga critiques Cuomo's plan to build a convention center in Queens, a tactic he says has failed to grow business in other cities and ultimately leaves taxpayers on the hook for ballooning costs.
The start of State Sen. Gustavo Rivera's legislative career coincided with the apparent beginning of Albany's clean-up, following years of corruption. MetroFocus spoke with Rivera after Gov. Andrew Cuomo's State of the State address on Wednesday.
As Gov. Andrew Cuomo preps for the delivery of his State of the State speech on Wednesday afternoon, MetroFocus took a look at what the Empire State governors of yesteryear had to say in their annual addresses.VIDEO
On Monday, New York became the seventh state to create benefit corporations, which are legally obligated to create benefits for both society and their shareholders. What does that mean for the city?