Oversight

Mayor Michael Bloomberg announces property tax relief for tens of thousands of people impacted by Sandy, May 28, 2013. (credit: nyc.gov)

Mayor Bloomberg Vetoes 2 NYPD Oversight Bills

Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Tuesday vetoed two bills aimed at impacting the NYPD that were recently passed by the City Council.

07/23/2013

FILE - A seriously damaged home is seen in the Midland Beach neighborhood of Staten Island on November 3, 2012. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Bill In City Council Would Require Oversight Of Home Elevation Projects

Staten Island Councilman James Oddo said when he visited New Orleans recently, he was warned repeatedly about home elevation projects.

02/20/2013

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (credit: Mike Groll/AP)

Gov. Cuomo Aide Benjamin Lawsky New Head Of Financial Oversight In New York

The New York Senate has confirmed Benjamin Lawsky, a former federal prosecutor in Manhattan and Cuomo’s chief of staff, is the first superintendent of the Department of Financial Services. He was a special assistant to Cuomo as attorney general.

05/25/2011