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New figures confirm that poverty is increasing in New York City. What's the city's response? Budget cuts.
The role of private firms in developing city policy has expanded. Have accountability and transparency kept pace?
Fifteen hours after Mayor Michael Bloomberg ordered the police to clear Zuccotti park, a state Supreme Court judge denied a motion to allow protesters to return to the park with their belongings.VIDEO
The death of four-year-old Marchella Pierce raised doubts about the Administration for Children's Services effectiveness. But a new commissioner wants to make sure it doesn't happen again.
Who profits from public education? Occupy Wall Street should head uptown to the McGraw-Hill Building, where standardized tests are created.VIDEO
Three of New York City’s five district attorneys are up for re-election this year, but there's only doubt about the fate of one incumbent, Staten Island's Daniel Donovan.