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Should electricity remain a utility — or should it be a right? more
Southern New Hampshire University might be a four-hour drive away, but some of its top students call this part of the Bronx home. more
Charles Moerdler has never considered himself a “top-down” kind of guy. At least when it comes to government at the hyperlocal level. So why anyone would think he’d support city council Speaker Corey Johnson’s bill he says would overhaul community planning from the mayor’s office on down is beyond him. more
The new year means a new way to vote in city elections with ranked-choice voting taking over. Instead of choosing just one candidate, voters can rank their choices from their most-preferred to least. Yet, that might all go away if Eric Adams has his way. more
Not even two months into the hybrid learning program of New York City's public schools, and coronavirus has seemingly won again. Positivity rates have hit 3 percent on a weekly rolling average, and as promised, Mayor Bill de Blasio has closed physical school campuses beginning today. more
That’s the findings recently announced by city council Speaker Corey Johnson and his education chair, Councilman Mark Treyger, after a study of remote class attendance since the start of the academic year. more
Although it should be no surprise to anyone paying any attention to city politics, New York City’s comptroller Scott Stringer is now officially running to succeed Bill de Blasio in the mayor’s office. more
Opening public schools for the fall is something Mayor Bill de Blasio has been pushing quite heavily — even before he got the go-ahead from Gov. Andrew Cuomo. But accomplishing it is something that is going to take some serious planning — something people like council Speaker Corey Johnson doesn’t feel there’s been enough of. more
In the 12 days leading up to July 1, when the new budget fiscal year was slated to begin in New York City, a crowd of protesters occupied City Hall Park on Centre Street in Manhattan in an effort to pressure the city council and Mayor Bill de Blasio to defund the New York Police Department. more
Social distancing makes it difficult to have the wedding of a couple's dreams, but it doesn't mean they can't get married at all. Now couples looking to tie the knot can loop their way through all the red tape, without having to leave home. more
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