The arrest of top New York City housing officials may have exposed a network of fraud in Department of Housing Preservation and Development programs. City Hall News reports.
Almost every one of the more than 900 people arrested since the Occupy Wall Street protests began on Sept. 17 faces a charge of disorderly conduct. MetroFocus took a closer look at the surprising roots of disorderly conduct as a legal concept in 14th-century British common law and the myriad ways in which the NYPD has used the charge to different ends.
The Cuomo administration hopes hydrofracking will bring jobs to New York but Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has raised red flags about the environmental impact of drilling.
Six months after reports surfaced of rampant abuse of developmentally disabled people living under state care, the new head of the Office for People with Developmental Disabilities discusses what’s changed under her watch.
By naming one of his deputies to run the Port Authority yesterday and putting the agency in charge of building an expanded Moynihan Station in Midtown, Gov. Andrew Cuomo put another footprint in the center of Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s New York City. The Capitol reports.
As the case against former campaign operative John Haggerty moves to Manhattan Supreme Court, one mystery remains unanswered: how much did Bloomberg spend to extend mayoral term limits?
Carl McCall, who was the first African-American to serve as New York State comptroller, will take control of a network of 64 campuses, the largest higher education system in the country.
On Oct. 14, City Hall News presented a panel discussion about how to best harness new communication technologies in and around government.