City Comptroller John Liu

Marijuana Plants (file / credit: Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)

N.Y. Lawmakers Propose Legalizing Marijuana, Making It Into A Cash Cow

There was a move Tuesday to legalize — and tax — marijuana use in New York. State lawmakers want to put pot smoking on a par with drinking alcohol and let taxpayers profit.


New York City Parking Ticket (Credit: CBS 2)

Comptroller: NYC Lets Big Companies Off The Hook For Millions In Unpaid Tickets

According to an audit, there is more than $9.3 million in unpaid tickets by companies with delivery fleets.


Con Ed workers rally outside company headquarters on Monday, July 2, 2012 (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Union, Con Edison Expected To Get Back To Bargaining Table Thursday

Angry, unionized workers are protesting Con Edison’s decision to lock them out of their jobs as many wonder whether the power company’s management can cope with potential outages as the mercury soars.



Diaz, Other Officials: Living Wage Report Not Worth Paper It’s Printed On

The battle over a city council bill that would establish a mandated living wage of $10 plus benefits, rages on.