While the Garden State is sometimes dubbed the “armpit of America” in jest — a reference to the state’s legacy of industry and pollution — the deadly consequences of decades worth of illegal dumping and unhealthy manufacturing practices have prompted few chuckles.
The mayor has a dream for New York City: to one day rival Silicon Valley as the center for technological innovation. And that may be doable — the city has replaced Boston as the second largest technology hub in the nation, according to a new report. But the plan is not without its critics.
Many construction workers — long-standing supporters of the controversial Atlantic Yards project — are becoming disillusioned and angry as promised jobs fail to appear.
On Monday, Wal-Mart announced its annual holiday season donations — none of which are going to New York City. Is the retail giant backing out of its plan move into the five boroughs?
From the fight over suburban charter schools to the discontinuation of a teacher performance bonus program, it’s been a busy week and weekend for education in the region. Check out the highlights.
Following news that the FBI was reaching out to the NYPD as it began an investigation into whether News Corp. journalists attempted to hack the phones of 9/11 victims, the company brought in the big legal guns in the form of former Manhattan U.S. Attorney Mary Jo White and former Attorney General Michael Mukasey.
It would be unconscionable to promote any proposal that would undermine the health and well-being of our citizens — and the recommendations to reduce Medicare Graduate Medical Education (GME) funding would do just that. An Op-Ed by Mount Sinai’s CEO.
Questions remain on the level of savings that will be wrung out of Medicaid, how effective the property tax cap will be and whether revenues might again fall short of projections. The Capitol reports.
Leading the fundraising pack is — surprise! — City Council Speaker Christine Quinn. Can you guess which candidate hasn’t revealed the results of his fundraising efforts to date? And which one raised the least amount of money? There’s also a new horse in this race…