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Two years ago, New York State launched SNUG, a program in which former gang members work full-time to mediate potentially violent disputes between youths. But funding for the program has been cut.VIDEO
Students make up a large contingent of the Occupy Wall Street encampments in New York and it's not because they're schooled in democratic theory, it's a simple bread and butter issue: the student protesters say rising tuition costs and ballooning student debt are what drove them to the streets.
New York State has been without a functioning ethics watchdog for two months and change. Assembly members say it's time for the governor to act.
Six months after reports surfaced of rampant abuse of developmentally disabled people living under state care, the new head of the Office for People with Developmental Disabilities discusses what's changed under her watch.
By naming one of his deputies to run the Port Authority yesterday and putting the agency in charge of building an expanded Moynihan Station in Midtown, Gov. Andrew Cuomo put another footprint in the center of Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s New York City.
As the case against former campaign operative John Haggerty moves to Manhattan Supreme Court, one mystery remains unanswered: how much did Bloomberg spend to extend mayoral term limits?