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City Hall News  |  October 28, 2011 11:06 AM | Comments
Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance Jr. is on hold from our list until the John Haggerty jury renders a verdict, and Mayor Bloomberg gave the Occupy Wall Street protesters a reprieve.
At 224 Spencer St., the building is wrapped in white-and-blue paper siding, making it look like a present that was never gifted. Neighbors say the house has been in this state for more than a year. New York World/
Alice Brennan for The New York World  |  October 27, 2011 10:41 AM | Comments
The arrest of top New York City housing officials may have exposed a network of fraud in Department of Housing Preservation and Development programs. City Hall News reports.
The "Digital Communications" panel, including Occupy Wall Street spokesperson, Bill Buster (second from left). The panel talked about proven strategies, and current roadblocks, to political organizing through digital means. MetroFocus/Charnee Perez.
John Farley  |  October 21, 2011 9:00 AM | Updated: October 24, 2011 10:23 AM | 1 Comment
On Oct. 21, technology leaders in government, advocacy and business held a panel discussion about online organizing with a spokesperson from Occupy Wall Street.VIDEO
"Digital Communications" panel discussion on Oct. 14. MetroFocus/Daniel Ross.
John Farley  |  October 14, 2011 9:09 PM | Updated: Oct. 17, 2011 4:00 AM | Comments
Events in recent years have demonstrated that digital tools hold great power in improving government and business -- and can destroy political careers. On Oct. 14, City Hall News presented a panel discussion about how to best harness new communication technologies in and around government.VIDEO
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City Hall News  |  October 3, 2011 10:23 AM | Comments
The leader of the Occupy Wall Street movement would be a winner if that group had a leader. The NYPD's pepper-spray wielding Anthony Bologna would be a loser, if we thought he'd be punished.
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Adam Lisberg for The Capitol  |  September 28, 2011 3:16 PM | Comments
Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s administration is considering backing a City Council plan to use an obscure city commission as a pressure point to force banks with city business to do more for the neighborhoods they serve.City Hall News reports.
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City Hall News  |  September 23, 2011 10:51 AM | Comments
Gov. Cuomo’s poll numbers soared while the world’s leaders converged on Midtown to decide foreign policy and aggravate commuters. And, as always, the weeks winners and losers came into focus.
Assemblyman David Weprin, running in the special election for Anthony Weiner’s congressional seat, is facing a revolt among Orthodox Jews – though he himself is an Orthodox Jew – because he strongly defended same-sex marriage during an Albany debate. Photo courtesy of City Hall News.
Andrew J. Hawkins for City Hall News  |  September 6, 2011 9:03 AM | Comments
The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee is said to be in panic mode over the prospect of David Weprin losing to Bob Turner. City Hall News reports.
Bob Turner, Courtesy of City Hall News
Chris Bragg for City Hall News  |  August 31, 2011 10:07 AM | Comments
When Bob Turner came to Multimedia Entertainment in 1991, it was a cash cow for its parent company Multimedia, but after a promising start, profits at the company took a sharp nosedive under his watch. City Hall News reports.
In this June 20, 2009, file photo, New York state Sen. Pedro Espada, D-Bronx, speaks to members of the New York State Chapter of The League of United Latino American Citizens during their annual convention in Albany, N.Y. New York and federal authorities on Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2010 said Espada and his son have been indicted on six charges that they embezzled more than $500 thousand from the Bronx health clinic Espada founded. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink, File)
City Hall News  |  August 26, 2011 10:50 AM | Comments
The most powerful entities in New York this week were the natural disasters but only humans qualify for our weekly catalog of who’s up and who’s down in the seismic struggle of New York politics.
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