Marcia Kramer

Cuomo, De Blasio Tout MTA Funding PactThe city is quadrupling its contribution to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority in exchange for assurances that the $2.5 billion will go directly to capital improvements.
De Blasio: NYPD Officers Will Be Trained To Make Arrests With Least Possible ForceMayor Bill de Blasio has vowed that police officers will be trained to use the least possible amount of force.
Thousands Of Charter Schools Supporters Rally In BrooklynThousands of people in red T-shirts filled Cadman Plaza on Wednesday as the event got under way.
Cuomo Says De Blasio Should Be More Like Bloomberg When It Comes To MTA FundingGov. Andrew Cuomo is trying to get under Mayor de Blasio's skin yet again.
Mayor De Blasio Promises Staten Island Will Be Priority For Snow Plows This WinterMayor Bill de Blasio has already issued promises that Staten Island will no longer be the forgotten borough when it comes to plowing the streets.
Christie Returns To N.J. For Severe Weather; Critics Say He Should Focus On Home FrontThe threat of severe weather brought New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie back home and off the campaign trail.
Allies, Opponents Slam De Blasio For Traveling, Focusing On National StageMayor Bill de Blasio may be the chief executive of New York City, but when he holds a presidential forum on income inequality this fall, he will travel to Iowa to do it.
NYC Public Advocate Unveils New Pilot Program To Improve Nail Salon Air QualityWith a statewide crackdown on nail salons resulting in hundreds of violations, city officials are now turning to another pressing question in salons -- air quality.
Obama, Putin Meet One-On-One For First Time In Over 2 Years At UNPresident Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin clashed over their competing visions for Syria, with Obama urging a political transition to replace the Syrian president but Putin warning it would be a mistake.
Cab Driver Shot, Killed In Bronx After Violent Weekend Across NYCA cab driver was shot and killed in the Bronx early Monday morning after a violent weekend across New York City that left seven others dead.
Feds: Screening Checkpoints, No Fly-Zone For Pope's New York VisitFederal officials have enacted new security measures for the pope's visit to New York City later this month.
Cuomo Announces Push For $15 Statewide Minimum WageIf approved, the minimum wage would nearly double from the current $8.75.