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In January, Mayor de Blasio announced a city-wide ban on the styrofoam containers. Read More.
New Yorkers breathed a sigh of relief last week as Hurricane Joaquin passed us by. Read More.
The city’s progressive leadership, never shy about congratulating itself for being on the winning side of history, has been looking backward lately. Read More.
Gotham’s taxes and regulations are among the most burdensome in the country, and the city’s strict laws governing employment make it difficult for businesses to adjust as their needs change. Read More.
Hospital admissions linked to “synthetic marijuana” have soared in the last year. Read More.
The city’s Department of Health has decreed that all chain restaurants must include a warning on their menus next to any item that contains more than 2.3 grams of salt. Read More.
Pope Francis’s visit to New York City has launched a security operation of unprecedented scope." Read More.
Last week, the popular real estate website Streeteasy released a study claiming that “renting affordably in NYC is impossible on minimum wage.” Read More.
This is just the latest in a series of scandals and revelations of fudging, data-skewing, or outright cheating by the public education establishment. Read More.
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