NYC Is Notoriously Bad With Tech. Can The Next Mayor Change That?
The crash of the Department of Education's health screening website this week was a painful reminder of how the city's technology struggles to perform even basic functions.
Sep 15, 2021 2:29 PM
Which NYC Government Agencies Are The Most Corrupt?
It's notable that four of these agencies are involved in housing or construction. Perhaps these activities offer unusual opportunities for corrupt activity?
Updated: May 15, 2014 1:07 PM
13 Essential Facts About NYC's Public Workforce
Just who are the 327,793 municipal employees that help our city run?
Updated: Mar 6, 2014 10:29 AM
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New York City Fleet Week Officially Cancelled
No "Hello, sailor!" this year.
Updated: Apr 24, 2013 12:29 PM
House Passes "Fiscal Cliff" Deal To Raise Taxes On Wealthy Americans
It's the "largest tax cut in American history"—unless you make over $400,000.
Updated: Jan 2, 2013 9:35 AM
City Making Bank Fining Small Businesses, And De Blasio's Suing To Find Out Why
"Fines have been increasing for so long it’s become de facto City policy," de Blasio said today.
Updated: Jul 26, 2012 12:38 PM
Don't Show Up Early For Jury Duty On The Coldest Morning Of The Year!
A Prospect Heights man says that when he arrived for jury duty in Brooklyn he was forced to wait outside in 13 degree weather for a long time, even thought the lobby was open.
Updated: Jan 4, 2012 4:03 PM
More Cyclist Crackdown Promised By City Council In 2012
James Vacca, chair of the City Council Transportation Committee, says he will push through tough new safety rules for cyclists in the coming year and demand strict enforcement of the current laws.
Updated: Dec 27, 2011 6:24 PM
Ron Paul: Only A Matter Of Time Until Government Starts Assassinating Members Of The Media
"Can you imagine being put on a list because you're a threat? What's going to happen when they come to the media? What if the media becomes a threat?...It's incrementalism," Paul said.
Updated: Oct 6, 2011 11:30 AM
Billionaire Bloomberg: If Rich Are Taxed, Then Everyone Should Be Taxed
If Mayor Bloomberg is paying higher taxes, then you should be paying higher taxes too.
Updated: Aug 12, 2011 2:37 PM
Prosecution Strikes Out: Judge Declares Mistrial In Roger Clemens Case
The perjury trial of Cy Young Award- and World Series-winning pitcher Roger Clemens was declared a mistrial today, after prosecution entered evidence that the Judge had already declared inadmissible.
Updated: Jul 14, 2011 6:21 PM
Obama Offers Plan To Cut $4 Trillion From Deficit In 12 Years
President Obama outlined his plan for deficit reduction today, calling for
Updated: Apr 13, 2011 7:27 PM
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