Government & Politics

Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver Arrested in Manhattan

The longtime Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver has turned himself in to the FBI.

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Nick Powell, City & State  |  March 20, 2013 10:45 AM | Comments
It’s the calm before the storm at W’s, early evening on a Saturday night, the eve of St. Patrick’s Day.
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March 20, 2013 9:52 AM | Comments
What do the residents of the five boroughs actually think about the elections that will determine who governs them for the next four years?VIDEO
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David Cruz, NJ Today  |  March 15, 2013 11:34 AM | Comments
Debbie Walsh, who directs the Center for Women & Politics at Rutgers, says it’s been a long hard road for women in New Jersey. VIDEO
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Marisa Wong  |  March 13, 2013 2:55 PM | Comments
An interactive map tracks 20 years of data on poverty and minimum wage in the US.
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NJ Today  |  March 12, 2013 1:16 PM | Comments
The issue of mental illness has become an important topic of public discussion, particularly after recent mass shootings. VIDEO
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Jarrett Murphy, City Limits  |  March 12, 2013 9:52 AM | Comments
People on Blake Avenue say their No. 1 campaign concern is crime. But their worry seems to be more about whether young people are on the wrong track.
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Diane Jeantet, City Limits  |  March 11, 2013 11:59 AM | Comments
Produced in close concert with advocates, the mayor's 2004 initiative aimed for a paradigm shift in how the city approached homelessness.
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Gerard Flynn, The Brooklyn Bureau  |  March 11, 2013 11:45 AM | Comments
President Obama and Democrats in Albany want a higher minimum wage. Among Brooklyn's low-wage workers, who will it help and how much?
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Batya Ungar-Sargon, City Limits  |  March 7, 2013 3:00 PM | Comments
While some agree that the plan has financial merit, others fear the social costs of mixing incomes in NYCHA neighborhoods. The authority's chairman sees it as a win-win.
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David Cruz, NJ Today  |  March 7, 2013 12:11 PM | Comments
As speeches go, Mayor Cory Booker’s seventh annual State of the City was a long and winding road of an address.VIDEO
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