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Long Island City Immigration Office (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Officials Hold Hearing On Immigrant Children In New York City

State Assembly members heard from witnesses including the consul general of El Salvador in Manhattan and organizations that provide shelter, along with legal, medical and social services.

09/16/2014

Town Hall - Hempstead, NY - File / Photo: Town of Hempstead

Hempstead Officials Propose Giving Themselves Raises Of Up To $10,000

A public hearing on the proposal will be held Dec. 10.

12/03/2013

The Roosevelt Field Mall - Garden City, NY - File / Photo: Roosevelt Field via Facebook

Hempstead Residents Vow To Fight Proposal To Allow Mall Expansions

Hempstead Town zoning legislation would allow both Roosevelt Field Mall and Green Acres Mall to expand.

09/16/2013

Greenburgh Town Supervisor Paul Feiner (file / credit: Judith Ebenstein / Town of Greenburgh)

Greenburgh Town Supervisor Wants To See Large Development Project Built

The development along Old Saw Mill River Road would include retail, a hotel, a bank, gas stations and two big box stores.

05/09/2013

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Dozens Speak Out At City Council Members’ Hearing On Stop-And-Frisk Policy

Residents on both sides of the issue voiced their concerns to New York City lawmakers Tuesday night about the practice of stopping and frisking hundreds of thousands of people a year.

CBS New York–10/23/2012

Union members pack a hearing on Port Authority toll hikes - Jersey City, NJ - Aug 16, 2011 (credit: Peter Haskell / WCBS 880)

Public Sounds Off At Port Authority Hearings On Possible Toll, Fare Hikes

The agency says it needs the additional revenue the hikes will generate to pay for a new 10-year capital investment plan, maintain security, and complete the over-budget World Trade Center.

08/16/2011

Holland Tunnel (credit: Stephen Chernin/Getty Images)

Area Residents Sound Off Ahead Of Port Authority Hearings On Proposed Toll Hikes

The Port Authority said the additional revenue is necessary to pay for new bus projects and much-needed fixes for bridges, roads and airports.

08/15/2011

Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino (file / photo: Westchester Taxpayer Watch)

Public Hearing In Westchester To Address Possible Rent Hikes

Renters and landlords are getting their chance to sound off about possible increases.

06/06/2011

Marijuana (file/credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Marijuana Decriminalization Bill Up For Debate

Connecticut lawmakers are taking up several bills that would legalize marijuana for medical purposes and decriminalize the possession of small amounts of the illegal drug.

03/13/2011

Christmas Weekend Blizzard in Manhattan (credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Post-Christmas Blizzard Hearings Head To Manhattan

The City Council was expected to receive another dose of blizzard backlash Thursday night.

01/20/2011