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Dan Halloran

City Council Member Dan Halloran

City Councilman Halloran Seeks To Have Bribery Charges Dropped

New York City Councilman Daniel Halloran (R-19th) wants bribery charges against him dismissed.

08/07/2013

City Council Member Dan Halloran

Queens Councilman Charged In Corruption Case Won’t Seek Re-Election

Councilman Daniel Halloran said Wednesday that he wouldn’t seek to keep his Queens seat in November’s election so he could focus on exonerating himself.

05/01/2013

City Council Member Dan Halloran

Halloran Faces Investigation From Own City Council Colleagues

Already hit with criminal charges alleging that he took bribes in a federal corruption case, New York City Councilman Daniel Halloran (R-19th) is now facing an investigation by his own colleagues.

04/09/2013

Sen. Malcolm A. Smith on March 12, 2008  in Albany, New York. (Photo by Daniel Barry/Getty Images)

De Blasio, Other Advocates Call For Reform In Wake Of Lawmakers’ Arrests

State Sen. Malcolm Smith, City Councilman Dan Halloran and four others were arrested Tuesday in what U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara called “an unappetizing smorgasbord of greed” involving “six officials who together build a corridor of corruption.”

04/03/2013

Spring Valley Mayor Noramie Jasmin speaks to reporters on Wednesday, April 3, 2013 (credit: CBS 2)

Spring Valley Mayor Says Don’t Prejudge Her

Spring Valley Mayor Noramie Jasmin was charged Tuesday with mail fraud in a complaint centering on New York City politics.

04/03/2013

Mayor Bloomberg (file/credit: Edward Reed via Flickr)

Bloomberg Blames ‘Partisan Elections’ For Alleged Election-Rigging Plot

Mayor Bloomberg said he believes the opportunity for the kind of corruption alleged against the political leaders arose because political parties are part and parcel of New York City’s elections.

04/02/2013

City Council Member Dan Halloran

New York City Council Member Fixes Gas Station’s Computer In Post-Sandy Mess

A New York City Council member came personally to a gas station in Queens to help fix a crashed computer system, according to the owner of the service station.

11/05/2012

NYS Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver and Assemblywoman Grace Meng (credit: CBS 2)

NYS Assembly Speaker Silver Criticized For Hosting Fundraiser On 9/11

Silver hosted a meet and greet luncheon on 9/11, with some attendees donating money to Congressional candidate Assemblywoman Grace Meng.

09/12/2012

Twenty-ounce bottles of regular and diet soda are seen for sale at a Manhattan deli on May 31, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

City Lawmaker Calls Big Drink Ban Proposal ‘Pointless’ And ‘Silly’

As Mayor Michael Bloomberg continues to tout his plan to ban over-sized sugary drinks in New York City, some city lawmakers are speaking out against the proposal.

06/01/2012

43rd Avenue - Douglaston - Queens, NY (file / credit: Google Maps)

Street Names In Douglaston Going Retro

This Queens neighborhood used to have streets named after things seen every day, like a church. Then the Queens grid took over. Now, things are going back to the way they once were, though many never actually spoke of the streets using the numbers.

03/21/2012

(credit: Michael Nagle/Getty Images)

Two City Council Members Back Bill Requiring English Store Signs

Peter Koo and Dan Halloran are concerned about the proliferation of shops and stores that have store names written in other languages.

05/31/2011

Dept. of Sanitation show plow in wrong position

Councilman: Feds Open Probe In Alleged Slowdown

Queens Councilman Dan Halloran says workers were told they wouldn’t be written up or “tightly scrutinized” for missing routes and skipping streets.

01/04/2011

New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn - File / Photo: Jemal Countess/Getty Images for City Harvest, Inc.

Taxing Times: NYC Property Tax Hike Coming

There is no mercy for New York City taxpayers. Word came Thursday of yet another property tax hike.

10/28/2010

The city's DOT installed these bollards and signs in Little Neck to prevent drivers from making an unsafe turn that forces them perilously close to speeding trains. Residents, though, say the fix made things worse. (Photo: CBS 2)

Did DOT’s ‘Island Of Death’ Fix Make Things Worse?

EXCLUSIVE: The city Department of Transportation reacted speedily to correct a hazardous street condition exposed by CBS 2 this week, but they may have made things even worse.

10/08/2010

Queens traffic island

Exclusive: Perilous Queens Traffic Island

Who would install a traffic island that forces drivers to go perilously close to speeding trains to make a turn? If your answer is the New York City Department of Transportation, you’d be right.

10/06/2010