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Mayor de Blasio’s administration has consistently defied the law by by refusing to guarantee space for charter students. Read More.
The MTA has been accruing debt just to make the trains run on time while ignoring significant capital needs. Read More.
This year’s West Indian American Day Parade again erupted in violence. Read More.
Tenure is now largely a means for powerful unions to protect bad teachers and preserve the principle of seniority over performance. Read More.
The rent tax was phased out of the rest of the city in the 1990s, and the time is past due for all tenants to get the same relief. Read More.
Under the de Blasio administration’s direction, the Human Rights Commission is sniffing out petty injustices that would otherwise escape everyone’s attention. Read More.
Governor Cuomo should act to loosen the strictures of SEQR. Read More.
Small businesses like bodegas are subject to an array of fines and commercial rent taxes that are less burdensome to larger businesses. Read More.
By 2030, the elderly will outnumber schoolchildren in New York City. Read More.
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