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The New York City Housing Authority now has a federal monitor and is supposedly getting more money and attention from the city. Read More.
Before he ended his campaign for president, Mayor de Blasio announced his support for a “robot tax.” Photo: Traimak_Ivan/iStock Read More.
The MTA has put forward a $52 billion, five-year capital plan. Photo: Kit L./iStock Read More.
Moving ahead with plans to close Rikers Island, the city wants to build new county-based jails by 2026. (Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images) Read More.
Mayor de Blasio entered office on a platform of reducing income inequality in NYC. (Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images) Read More.
New York City hasn’t forgotten what happened on a day when thousands died. Read More.
Millions of people ride New York’s buses and subways every day, and they know that the Metropolitan Transportation Authority has major problems. Read More.
Though crime in New York City remains historically low, a recent spate of shootings may be cause for concern. Read More.
Mayor de Blasio has made the eradication of “implicit bias” from the minds of municipal employees a major initiative of his administration. Read More.
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