Some months after the City Council grilled the New York Police Department's policy on of traffic crashes -- and ongoing criticism of its handling of the Mathieu Lefevre case -- several members want to establish a taskforce to investigate the Department's accident policy, which has long come under f ... More >>
Mayor Mike Bloomberg released his $68.7 billion executive budget proposal today and patted himself on the back for leading the city in a speedy recovery that's better than the rest of the country. The new budget for 2013 has no tax increases and relies on $6.2 billion in savings generated through de ... More >>
Cathie Black: hated by the same old gangHave you noticed that it's the same five or six people protesting Cathie Black's appointment as Chancellor of Schools the past couple of weeks? No? That's probably because her opposition has been hyped to seem like it's made of far more people than it i ... More >>
The Daily News and the Post have rushed to the defense of Fire Department exams that have given us the whitest rank and file of any big-city department in the country, with 303 black firefighters out of 8,998, a percentage that's actually lower than the last time a federal judge ruled the sam ... More >>
Two probable mayoral candidates have some unfinished business about school thugs
No lame duck, Bush has big plans to push through an imperial legacy before he leaves
Will the Supreme Court hold high the banner 'Bong Hits 4 Jesus,' or crush free speech?
New Jersey student-warrior for the Constitution gets a death threat
New York City's Department of Education has stopped recommending that special education students enroll at a residential school in Massachusetts that uses skin shocks to control behavior, a top DOE official testified at a City Council hearing Thursday. Linda Wernikoff, the Deputy Superintendent for ... More >>
The Military Commissions Act of 2006 subverts who we are as Americans. Beware.
Tenants gained some ground in their ever escalating battle against the mega-landlord known as the Pinnacle Group, the most hated landlord in upper Manhattan these days. This week, the Voice wrote about the litany of complaints that tenants have lodged against Pinnacle and its owner, Joel Wiener, wh ... More >>
Tenants accuse mega-landlord of forcing them out
At home, Bush, Warner, Lugar join the department of Rumsfeld defense
Leaders Offer a Surprising Mix of Praise and Put-Down
The Gubernatorial Wannabe Undercut Our Schools in Major Court Battle
Youth Rally to Halt Millions for Juvenile Facility Expansion