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New York City’s public housing complexes are more dangerous now than they were a decade ago. Read More.
For the last year, debate has raged over whether a so-called “Ferguson effect” is paralyzing cops and emboldening criminals. Read More.
Recent polls indicate New Yorkers are deeply dissatisfied with the direction of the city under Mayor de Blasio. Read More.
The assault on a series of soft targets by Islamist terrorists in Paris Friday night was a horrific follow-up to the attacks at the Charlie Hebdo editorial offices earlier this year. Read More.
New York City has cut its school suspension rate by 17% in the last year. Read More.
New York’s city council has passed legislation to elevate the Mayor’s Office of Veterans Affairs to the department level in the municipal government. Read More.
The Martin Act has been used to wrest billions of dollars in settlements from companies whose only crime is to have made the wrong political enemy. Read More.
In September, Mayor de Blasio outlined an ambitious plan to rezone Brooklyn’s East New York. Read More.
A federal judge recently approved a consent agreement between New York City and various litigants regarding conditions at Rikers Island. Read More.
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