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While they had a chance to reflect after marathon sessions that dragged into the summer, MetroFocus caught up with some of New York’s newest representatives to find out how they’ve been dealing.
As the city shuts Bronx New School after finding contamination there, other schools on leased property remain open and could pose a danger to the health of their students and staff. Gotham Gazette reports.
Three uniformed departments in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut are currently embroiled in scandals over racism within their ranks.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will support a toll hike, but one that is substantially less than originally proposed by the Port Authority, reported ABC News. ABC reported that the governors will support a toll increase of $1.50 at peak hours, and a 25 cent increase on PATH fares.VIDEO
New policies by the HIV/AIDS Service Administration make it even more difficult for people living with the disease to obtain affordable housing, let alone pay for it.
Snooki and the gang are in Italy for the season but New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie hits his state's beaches to highlight the importance of clean water and a thriving tourism economy.VIDEO
While politicians were (hopefully) schooled in the unsavory usage of social media by the Anthony Weiner sexting scandal, there's now another group that ought to heed the perils of overshares on Facebook, Youtube and Twitter: criminals.
New York City's senior centers avoided a disastrous budget cut this year. But the passing of that threat masks a subtler one: the gradual erosion of an array of services New York City offers its elderly. City Limits reports.