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Councilmember Daniel Dromm on Soon-to-Launch Municipal ID Program

New York City Councilmember Daniel Dromm answers questions about what he calls this “must-have accessory for all New Yorkers."

Grocery Store Rockaways Sandy
Jarrett Murphy for City Limits  |  December 12, 2012 9:49 AM | Comments
Most businesses on the peninsula are still closed after Hurricane Sandy. Some of those that are operating are suffering because their customer base has been displaced.
NYCHA resident who is now employed as a clean-up worker by NYCHA.
Katia Savchuk for City Limits  |  December 7, 2012 12:08 PM | Comments
Hundreds of low-income New Yorkers who've struggled to find jobs have found work doing post-storm cleanup, including public housing tenants.
supserstorm-sandy NYC
Ali Winston for City Limits  |  December 7, 2012 11:35 AM | Comments
The city's evacuation zone maps used 2003 data and scientists also made Sandy storm-surge predictions that were dwarfed by the actual outcome.VIDEO
Greenleaf Compassion Center rep Dec 2012
David Cruz for NJ Today  |  December 7, 2012 10:36 AM | 1 Comment
Media at the dispensary in Montclair outnumbered the 20 patients who had an appointment on opening day.VIDEO
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Bijan Rezvani  |  December 6, 2012 7:00 PM | Comments
How the region is recovering from Hurricane Sandy and a look at the magnificent trees of the New York Botanical Garden.VIDEO
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December 6, 2012 6:54 PM | Comments
The hurricane relief fund, to supplement expenses not covered by FEMA or insurance, has raised more than $18 million.VIDEO
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December 6, 2012 6:51 PM | Comments
FEMA's deputy federal coordinating officer speaks about FEMA's work in New York City and warns homeowners about scams.VIDEO
As part of President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act, states must propose a plan for a state-run insurance marketplace, or opt-out of controlling it in-state, thus yielding to federal control. AP /Jacquelyn Martin (File Photo)
Georgia Kral for MetroFocus and Michelle Sartor for NJ Today  |  December 5, 2012 4:00 AM | Updated: December 6, 2012 1:30PM | Comments
New York and Connecticut have set up health exchanges and are waiting for approval. But in New Jersey, a state with a Republican governor, the exchange is not a sure thing.
Jersey Shore towns were ripped apart by the storm. NJToday and MetroFocus reported on Belmar and Neptune on Nov. 8, 2012.
NJ Today  |  November 29, 2012 6:15 PM | Comments
FEMA says it has sufficient funds to take care of the needs of the Garden State and so far, a quarter of a billion dollars has been granted to individual families.VIDEO
Hunts Point produce co-op in the Bronx
Allison Maier for The New York World  |  November 29, 2012 11:41 AM | Comments
The Bronx produce co-op is threatening to move to New Jersey if new lease with NYCEDC doesn't satisfy vendors.
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