Jostling, Criminal Trespassing, Disorderly Conduct, Loitering and several other New York State laws contain broad and equivocal wording. Opponents of over-policing are targeting these "vague" laws. City Limits reports.
For political novices, New York’s maze of arcane election laws makes running for office nearly impossible. But even the pros can get tripped up.
As lawmakers in Albany begin redistricting, based on recent Census data, the process is ripe with both corruption and ingenuity.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s administration is ramping up the state's economic development efforts with a $1 billion pot of money. New York City will compete for some of that, but won't let go of its own five-borough initiatives.
Controversy has consumed the construction of three arenas in recent years. Why does the combination of sports and development incite such furious debate?
One year ago, the city began branding restaurants with grades based on cleanliness and food safety -- but how can you tell what the conditions are for workers?
John Mattingly's reputation suffered as a results of a handful of horrific events, including the 2006 murder of Nixzmary Brown. But now fewer kids are in foster care and more are living with families. The director of the Center for New York City Affairs weighs in on how Mattingly handled one of "the most difficult" jobs in urban government. VIDEO
Policies and programs to improve food access, nurture community gardens and promote healthy school food were largely ignored in the city’s sustainability plan.