If talk show icon Jerry Springer still lived in his childhood home in Queens, he could vote for his former boss, Republican Bob Turner, in next month’s special election. But he wouldn’t. City Hall News reports.
The most powerful entities in New York this week were the natural disasters but only humans qualify for our weekly catalog of who’s up and who’s down in the seismic struggle of New York politics.
It has been a tumultuous year for education stakeholders — resources are tight, inequality persists and hundreds of school employees are out of a job. How will last year’s battles play out in the fall?
Advocates praise the motives behind New York’s plan to reduce the amount of sewage released untreated into its waterways. But they’re worried about the details.
The Straphangers Campaign released its annual “State of the Subways” report, the veritable “World Series” of subway performance, providing New Yorkers with individual profiles and comparative rankings of 20 subway lines. See how your commute stacks up.
Both Democratic Assemblyman David Weprin and his Republican opponent Bob Turner are reaching out to a diverse group of voters in the Ninth Congressional District for this fall’s special election. But one population group that makes up a significant portion of the district seems to be getting left in the cold: Latino voters. City Hall News reports.
New hire Courtney Burke plans to transform a New York agency with an ugly past. The Capitol reports.
A majority of City Council members has moved to take on the Obama administration and current city policy in an effort to reduce the threat of deportation for some of New York’s undocumented residents.
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey’s plan to increase tolls is just the latest in a series of cost saving measures — is there a cautionary tale from other urban centers or a creative model the region can follow?