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The NYPD has launched an internal investigation into a now-notorious video of a police official pepper spraying a crowd of Wall Street protesters, Commissioner Raymond Kelly said Wednesday.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s administration is considering backing a City Council plan to use an obscure city commission as a pressure point to force banks with city business to do more for the neighborhoods they serve.City Hall News reports.
Can the public-private model save neglected parks without rich neighbors?
The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee is said to be in panic mode over the prospect of David Weprin losing to Bob Turner. City Hall News reports.
Both Democratic Assemblyman David Weprin and his Republican opponent Bob Turner are reaching out to a diverse group of voters in the Ninth Congressional District for this fall's special election. But one population group that makes up a significant portion of the district seems to be getting left in the cold: Latino voters. City Hall News reports.
All the pieces are in place to develop sustainable and efficient energy in New York state except one: leadership.
As lawmakers in Albany begin redistricting, based on recent Census data, the process is ripe with both corruption and ingenuity.
WNYC's blog, The Empire, which covers New York state politics, created a map to show readers where in the city mayoral candidates are raising funds.