New NYC Congressional Reps Land Influential Committee Assignments
New York City's Congressional delegation will hold major influence over federal spending and dominate a panel that oversees banks, insurers, housing and investing.
Updated: Jan 17, 2019 8:22 AM
McDonald's Can't Hide Behind Franchisees Who Exploit Workers, NLRB Rules
The federal government ruled on Tuesday that McDonalds is indeed an employer that exerts substantial power over its employees’ working conditions.
Updated: Jul 30, 2014 2:35 PM
Statue Of Liberty Reopens Amid Shutdown Thanks To Funding From NY State
New York State will be funneling about $61,600 of its own money per day into the attraction to keep it going, starting this weekend.
Updated: Oct 12, 2013 1:02 PM
How The Government's Spectacularly Stupid Shutdown Affects NYC
Congressional Republicans had their big tantrum last night; here's how it affects NYC.
Updated: Oct 1, 2013 2:17 PM
Mayor Bloomberg Went To Washington To Beg For Money Today
"New York's recovery from Sandy is clearly important to America's continued recovery and economic growth, and everyone in Washington understands that," Bloomberg said. "We're all Americans, this is not a partisan thing."
Updated: Nov 28, 2012 5:29 PM
Oh, Sh*t: It's Tax Day
Yes, the thing that you promised you'd do weeks ago right after you cleaned that area behind the toilet and started going to yoga every week is DUE TODAY.
Updated: Apr 17, 2012 1:12 PM
Ex-AIG CEO Sues U.S. Government For Taking Over AIG
AIG's biggest shareholder is angry the government took over the company to stop financial chaos.
Updated: Nov 21, 2011 3:09 PM
Justice Dept: Homeland Security Advised Raids On Occupy Wall Street Camps
A Justice Department official says that the recent evictions of Occupy movement across the country were "coordinated with help from Homeland Security, the FBI and other federal police agencies."
Updated: Nov 16, 2011 6:33 PM
Feds Say East New York Isn't A Food Desert, City Begs To Differ
By understating the amount of food deserts in the city, the USDA's numbers could be a deterrent to grocery stores who would otherwise want to open shop in underserved neighborhoods.
Updated: Aug 14, 2011 4:49 PM
Feds Cancel Deportation Of Immigrant In Same-Sex Marriage
In a landmark decision, the federal government decided to cancel the deportation of an immigrant in a same-sex marriage.
Updated: Jun 30, 2011 3:17 PM
Medicaid Whistleblower Could Make Millions From Lawsuit
Yesterday, the feds accused the city of committing Medicaid fraud, by
Updated: Jan 13, 2011 11:48 AM
Feds Suing City For
Providing Too Much Care
Today is quickly shaping up to be inverse day: people are
Updated: Jan 12, 2011 5:09 PM
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