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Public Advocate Letitia James On Her Agenda for New York City

New York City Public Advocate Letitia James takes on her critics and shares her agenda with host Rafael Pi Roman.

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Kirsti Itameri  |  April 17, 2013 3:08 PM | Comments
Sonia Manzano’s novel, The Revolution of Evelyn Serrano, is a young girl’s coming of age story set in New York City’s “el Barrio” neighborhood in the late 1960s. This was a time when the city’s Puerto Rican - or “Nuyorican” - community was beginning to feel its strength and make political demands.VIDEO
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Beth Garbitelli  |  April 17, 2013 3:08 PM | Comments
Two separate cases involving bribery and corruption resulted in arrests of politicians.VIDEO
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Jarrett Murphy, The Brooklyn Bureau  |  April 16, 2013 12:41 PM | Comments
So far, most residents haven't found what they're looking for—or even done much looking.
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April 12, 2013 2:51 PM | Comments
In this edition of MetroFocus: political corruption in Albany and New York City and why the voters aren't reacting.VIDEO
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Jon Lentz, City & State  |  April 9, 2013 9:47 AM | Comments
On the Five Borough Ballot this week, residents of Bayside, Queens talk to City & State about the latest corruption allegations.
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Voices of NY  |  April 8, 2013 11:33 AM | Comments
Twenty-two Latinos will receive compensation for damages from a settlement with ICE as a result of illegal raids the agency carried out on Long Island in 2006 and 2007.
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David Howard King, Gotham Gazette  |  April 8, 2013 10:29 AM | Comments
Corruption and reform are an evergreen call-and-response of politics in Albany.
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Nathaniel Herz, The New York World  |  April 5, 2013 1:31 PM | Comments
For the second time in three days, a state legislator has been indicted on alleged criminal conspiracy — and Assemblyman Stevenson of the Bronx is not the only one implicated.
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Center for an Urban Future  |  April 5, 2013 10:56 AM | Comments
City Council Speaker Christine Quinn announced a new proposal to harness the incredible power of New York City's branch libraries.
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Liz Robbins, The New York Times  |  April 3, 2013 9:47 AM | Comments
Adlai E. Stevenson High School used to be one of the most dangerous in New York City. Today, it is home to nine small high schools that teach the same people, and each school has different results.VIDEO
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