In 2013 — the most recent numbers available — 16,663 defendants couldn’t make bail of $2,000 or less, according to City Council data. And 6,327 people couldn’t make bail of $20 to $500.
Mayor Bloomberg blasts override: “Today’s vote is an example of election year politics at its very worst and political pandering at its most deadly.”
“We simply cannot let the streets of Queens or anywhere else become places where girls and young woman are unsafe,” Quinn said.
They show images of toddlers and what the campaign calls the “hard-hitting facts about the money and time costs of parenting, and the negative consequences of having a child before you are ready.”
A Queens community still reeling from superstorm Sandy now has one of its most treasured gathering places back.
Seastreak will operate the hourly ferry service beginning at 5:45 a.m. Monday.
There is a new effort to give New York City residents a louder voice in how the city should spend some of their tax dollars.
Assemblyman David Weprin will compete for the 9th district Congressional seat in a special election on September 13.