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City Hall News  |  September 12, 2011 10:36 AM | Comments
Some politicians drink their own Kool-Aid; New York's governor is drinking his own floodwaters. See why Cuomo rises to the surface of this week's winners and losers.
Former New York City Mayor Ed Koch. Koch believes there are certain times when it's appropriate for the mayor to conceal personal information about his staff from the public.
Ed Koch  |  September 12, 2011 6:00 AM | 5 Comments
I would have asked the deputy mayor to join me in the Blue Room and say, "Because of a personal matter involving my wife...I have told the mayor that I am resigning."
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Sam Lewis  |  September 9, 2011 6:00 AM | 1 Comment
Leading up to the 10th anniversary of Sept. 11, MetroFocus spent several days exploring the streets around the World Trade Center site. We wanted to see how the events of that day still shape people’s daily experiences.
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg speaks before helping to plant the Survivor Tree at the World Trade Center site on Dec. 22, 2010. Bloomberg said Tuesday that since so much progress had been made on the site, it should no longer be called "Ground Zero." AP Photo/Mark Lennihan
Julie Shapiro for DNAinfo  |  September 6, 2011 2:07 PM | Comments
The mayor said in a speech on Wall Street Tuesday that construction at the World Trade Center site has made so much progress the name "Ground Zero" is no longer fitting. DNAinfo reports.
City Councilmember Melissa Mark-Viverito, a leading sponsor of a bill to limit the city's cooperation with federal immigration officials, spoke at a rally before the measure was introduced on Wednesday. Jane C. Timm/Gotham Gazette
Jane C. Timm for Gotham Gazette  |  August 22, 2011 10:14 AM | Comments
A majority of City Council members has moved to take on the Obama administration and current city policy in an effort to reduce the threat of deportation for some of New York's undocumented residents.
Civil Service Employees Association union president Danny Donohue, right, talks about a labor deal with New York state during a news conference in Albany, N.Y., on Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2011. A five-year deal that would freeze wages for three years for 66,000 union members but would avoid hundreds of layoffs was approved Monday night, the union and Gov. Andrew Cuomo's office announced. Also pictured are union treasurer Joe McMullen, left, and secretary Denise Berkley. AP/Mike Groll
City Hall News  |  August 19, 2011 10:12 AM | Comments
August means news is so slow that endless rain is a compelling headline. But fear not! There was still politicking. And where there’s politicking, there are winners, and losers.
Long Island Congressman Steve Israel  Flickr/Third Way.
City Hall News  |  August 12, 2011 10:49 AM | Comments
If ever anyone deserved to be a posthumous winner, it would be the late Gov. Hugh Carey. Judge for yourself whether any of this week’s Winners & Losers can meet that standard.
Plans to charge drivers to cross 60th Street from uptown, and impose tolls for the first time on the Brooklyn, Manhattan, Williamsburg, and Ed Koch Queensboro bridges.
Adam Lisberg City Hall News  |  August 9, 2011 10:05 AM | Comments
Could the Port Authority’s proposed $4 toll increase on Hudson River bridges and tunnels be the catalyst to put tolls on the free East River bridges and impose congestion pricing?
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John Farley  |  August 5, 2011 1:24 PM | 1 Comment
Does Mayor Michael Bloomberg's politically influential philanthropy represent a troubling intersection of personal wealth and government?
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Sam Lewis  |  August 3, 2011 6:00 AM | 6 Comments
Despite an increase in the popularity of specialty food trucks, new rules and regulations limit where they can operate. What can New York learn from other cities?
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