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Liu: NYC High School Selection ‘Unfair, Deeply Flawed’

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.

06/13/2013

91st Street waste transfer station

Debate Over 91st Street Marine Transfer Station Heats Up

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.

05/30/2013

John Liu

John Liu Wins Endorsement From City Government Workers Union

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.

05/29/2013

Anthony Weiner (C) smiles while courting voters outside a Harlem subway station a day after announcing he will enter the New York mayoral race on May 23, 2013. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Gov. Cuomo On Weiner: If He’s Elected Mayor, Then ‘Shame On Us’

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.

05/23/2013

FILE - Anthony Weiner (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NYC Democratic Mayoral Candidates Weigh In On Weiner Entering Race

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.

05/22/2013

UFT Mayoral Candidate Forum

Mayoral Candidates Talk Education At Teachers’ Union Forum

Six mayoral candidates touted their education policies Saturday at a panel hosted by the United Federation of Teachers.

05/11/2013

New York City Comptroller John Liu - File / Photo: Office of the Comptroller

Two Former Liu Aides Convicted In Illegal Campaign Fundraising Scheme

City Comptroller and mayoral hopeful John Liu was never charged and has denied any wrongdoing.

05/02/2013

New York City Comptroller John C. Liu (file/credit: Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)

Videotaped Conversation Shown In Corruption Trial Of Former Liu Fundraiser

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.

04/18/2013

Fmr. Rep. Anthony Weiner at Barclays Center for a Brooklyn Nets game - Nov. 3, 2012 (credit: Elsa/Getty Images)

Poll: Weiner Second In Democratic Field For New York City Mayor

New York City mayoral race frontrunner Christine Quinn was bombarded Wednesday with questions about the so-called second coming of Anthony Weiner.

04/17/2013

New York City Comptroller John C. Liu (file/credit: Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)

Prosecutors: Liu Aides Didn’t Count On Getting Caught In Campaign Finance Scheme

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.

04/16/2013

New York City Comptroller John Liu - File / Photo: Office of the Comptroller

Campaign Finance Trial For Two Former Liu Associates Under Way

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.

04/15/2013

Former Rep. Anthony Weiner speaks to reporters about a possible run for mayor on April 10, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Report: Anthony Weiner Eyeing Run For NYC Mayor

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.

04/10/2013

City Comptroller John Liu in front of the Marriott Marquis hotel - Feb. 12, 2013 (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

Liu: A Staggering Number Of NYC Households Have No Internet Access

City Comptroller John Liu said this week that over a third of Bronx households have no Internet access or computer.

04/06/2013

Lawmakers, advocates call on Senate to include immigration reform provision for LGBT families (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Lawmakers Lobby For Gay Couples To Be Protected Under Immigration Laws

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.

03/18/2013

Tom Allon (file/credit: Allan Montaine/tomallonformayor.com)

Publisher Tom Allon Purchases News Organization, Drops Out Of Mayoral Race

The former Democrat had switched parties for his attempt to make it to the 2013 general election ballot.

03/18/2013

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