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A majority of New York City Democrats would vote against a mayoral candidate who opposed paid sick leave and a living wage, according to a new survey to be released today. City Hall News reports.
When it comes to New York City’s trees, a recent New York Times story suggests something more than pollen is in the air. A local author of a new book about the city’s trees roots her argument in optimism.
As the MTA embarks on the largest borrowing program in its history, the Transit Workers Union has decided to take up its megaphone and question just how much money Wall Street is making off the agency's debt. VIDEO
On Thursday, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo unveiled a new website designed to open the executive branch to the public by providing unprecedented access to his schedule, travel and more. Gotham Gazette reports.
On Oct. 1, 700 Occupy Wall Street protesters were arrested on the Brooklyn Bridge. On Oct. 5, a collective of worker's unions will march with the protesters, signaling the movement's growth.
A guide to Tuesday's races, including the special election for former Congressman Anthony Weiner' seat, and four other special elections for Assembly seats in New York City. Gotham Gazette reports.