They're two bills birthed from latest NYPD controversy. One would establish an inspector general to oversee the department, and another would allow citizens to sue the police over claims of racial profiling. The two parts of the overarching Community Safety Act have divided the city's most powerful, ... More >>
The NYPD hands out plenty of traffic tickets
Former New York City mayor Ed Koch is getting the Queensboro Bridge re-named for him after the City Council voted 38-12 on Wednesday in favor of the change. The bridge connects Manhattan and Queens starting at 59th Street and heading over the East River. As soon as next month, it will officia ... More >>
Students manhandled by police in Bloomberg's schools have no place to complain
Our Education Mayor remains silent about police abuses of students in public schools
Ain't that a bitch?
You've got to fight for your right to partyor at least to possess spray paint or a permanent markerand so designer Mark Ecko is suing Mayor Bloomberg, the city, and his old nemesis Queens Councilman Peter Vallone, Jr., in federal court. The claim is that Vallone's 2005 anti-graffiti bill ... More >>
Union says waste kings trash a health plan for workers
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The party bosses choose a former activist as Council Speaker
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White Voters Play the Race Card, Again
Rudy Pushes Right Buttons, Wrong Candidate
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Felons, Wiseguys & Usual Suspects Back a Bizarre Charity
Why No Woman Is Running for Mayor
World Trade Center Lease Deal Could Slash Housing Revenue
Shown the Door, Term-Limited Pols Slap City in the Face
But in Mayors Race, the Industry Hasnt Picked a Horse Yet
Races All Over the City Promise a Mad, Mad Year
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The Guys Who Want Rudy Giulianis Job
Poor Renters Hit Hard by Board Plan
Vallone Extends Laws; Now Comes Round Two
Vallone Leads Pack in Real Estate Dollars
Vallone's Past Plants Doubt About Rent Pledge
Should Brooklyn Pol Mike Nelson Keep His Council Seat?
Jockeying for Position in the Culture Wars
Speaker Vallone's Pamphlet Flies Like a Lead Balloon
Children Suffer While Peter Vallone Thins Lead-Paint Law
Will Vallone Write a Sickening Lead-Paint Bill to Please Landlords?
Rudy's Budget Blows Up CUNY, Board of Ed, and Youth Programs
Rudy Takes a Dive on City Wetlands for Upstate GOP
White Pols and Press Tread Lightly on Rudy Role in Cop Brutality
Giuliani busts city and federal campaign limits on his way to possible senate run
The Mayor's Flip-Flop on Aiding Vacco Recharges His GOP Enemies
For Bronx-Bashing Steinbrenner, a Few Terms of Endearment
Working families party forges a left-liberal coalition
Tired of Watching Pols Playing Hardball
Are Giuliani and Pataki Planning a Stadium December Surprise?
Buyer of Loisaida Community Center still a mystery
Betsy's 'Warbucks' Bets $3 Million on Wonk With a Wiggle
Schumer Morphs Into Alfonse: Fires Assault Weapon at Green, and Praises His Own Miss