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The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has approved plans to spend between $8 and $10 billion on a new midtown bus terminal. Read More.
The murder of NYPD officer Randolph Holder has raised questions about the efficacy of so-called “diversion” programs that allow criminals to avoid incarceration. Read More.
In this edition of The Beat, we take a look back at City Journal’s contribution to New York’s renaissance. Read More.
Governors have used the ESEDC’s extensive legal powers to pursue their political agendas. Read More.
While the mayor sees only housing-market failure, a closer look reveals naturally occurring affordable housing throughout New York City. Read More.
A number of recent, and proposed, high-profile property seizures in New York are raising questions about whether the city is going too far and overstepping the proper limits on “public use.” Read More.
Advocates and their allies on the city council are trying to get metal detectors removed from school entrances on the grounds that they “criminalize” students. Read More.
The debate over New York City’s charter schools erupted again last week when opponents, backed by the teachers’ union, claimed that a large pro-charter group was “racist to the core.” Read More.
Mayor de Blasio recently announced that the NYPD will join the Strong Cities Network. Read More.
The facts you need to know about the issues that matter most in New York.