New York City Comptroller John Liu’s office audited the process that the city’s Department of Education uses to assign each eighth grader to a high school for the following year.
The former City Controller said the East Side location is unacceptable for children and families, he wants the project to stop immediately, 1010 WINS’ Stan Brooks reported.
District Council 37 announced the endorsement Wednesday on the City Hall steps. The union represents 121,000 workers in city government and some state agencies.
There was a stunning denunciation Thursday of Anthony Weiner’s mayoral bid by none other than the scandal-fighting governor of New York, Andrew Cuomo.
Several candidates weighed in on the latest addition to the race Wednesday morning at the Crain’s New York Business Democratic debate, just hours after Weiner released a YouTube video declaring his bid for mayor.
Six mayoral candidates touted their education policies Saturday at a panel hosted by the United Federation of Teachers.
City Comptroller and mayoral hopeful John Liu was never charged and has denied any wrongdoing.
City Comptroller John Liu’s name came up for the first time in the trial on Thursday when a videotaped conversation between Xing Wu “Oliver” Pan and an undercover FBI agent was played in court.
New York City mayoral race frontrunner Christine Quinn was bombarded Wednesday with questions about the so-called second coming of Anthony Weiner.
Prosecutors said Tuesday that in the midst of a fundraising drive for mayoral candidate John Liu, two of his aides met a man named Richard Kong who portrayed himself as a wealthy donor willing to go along with a scheme to skirt campaign finance rules.
City Comptroller John Liu has not been charged and is not expected to testify in the conspiracy case. But the trial could complicate his bid for higher office in what’s turning into a hotly contested mayoral race.
An article in New York Times Magazine said Weiner’s “political committee spent more than $100,000 on polling and research.” It also said his wife Huma Abedin is starting to think he should run.
City Comptroller John Liu said this week that over a third of Bronx households have no Internet access or computer.
As the fight over immigration reform pushes ahead, one issue that the president and Congress don’t agree on yet is whether someone should be able to sponsor a visa for a same-sex partner.
The former Democrat had switched parties for his attempt to make it to the 2013 general election ballot.