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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?
Occupy Wall Street has revealed that the concept of "privately owned public spaces" is at odds with itself.
The NYPIRG Straphangers Campaign released its list on Tuesday of the top 10 best and top 10 worst New York City public transit events in 2011.
Cuomo's ethics commission was supposed to be fighting corruption and bringing transparency to the capital by now, but we just found out who's on it. And the appointments are raising some eyebrows.VIDEO
The four City Council members involved give MetroFocus an update on the project's progress, including their picks for the quirkiest and boldest ideas proposed to date.
The City Council voted unanimously yesterday to override a mayoral veto of the Outsourcing Accountability Act on Friday — taking a stand against outsourcing and the mayor, too.
All of the competitors in Gov. Andrew Cuomo's experimental regional funding contest were at least given a consolation prize, but only four took home the truly big bucks.
While Cuomo's expedient push to raise taxes on the wealthy pleased many people of disparate political beliefs, it has also raised concerns about the governors' disregard for transparency.VIDEO