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New Jersey could decriminalize marijuana. Yet, marijuana has been decriminalized in New York for over three decades, and arrests are higher than they've been since 2000.VIDEO
Will NYC's new responsible banking ordinance improve support for local communities and prevent foreclosures? MetroFocus asked Cleveland, which led the way in 1990.
As the debate over medical marijuana in New York State heats up, MetroFocus looked at who the power players are.
Brooklynites, working with the group 596 Acres, explain why and how they're transforming formerly vacant city-owned lots into green spaces for everyone.VIDEO
MetroFocus asked New York City Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott how the largest school system in the country is preparing for the future.VIDEO
On June 15, President Barack Obama announced a radical policy shift on immigration, which in many ways works around congressional resistance to the federal DREAM Act.VIDEO