Reform

'Resist Rikers Rally' (Credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

Protesters Call For Reform At ‘Resist Rikers Rally’

Despite a recent change by the city that no longer allows solitary confinement for juveniles, Funkhouser and other activists believe no youths should be jailed at Rikers and that the practice should be banned for all inmates.

11/08/2014

NYC Restaurant Rating System

Restaurant Owners Hope Inspection Changes Mean Lower Fines

Reform is on the menu for the controversial New York City restaurant inspection system.

07/08/2013

Gov. Chris Christie delivers the State of the State address in the Statehouse - Trenton, NJ - Jan 11, 2011 - Photo: Tim Larsen / Governor's Office

Christie Declares War On Teachers … The Bad Ones

Governor Chris Christie held his first town hall meeting of the year Thursday in Bergen County. Hundreds of people packed a building to listen to the Republican talk about pension and education reform.

01/13/2011

Debbie Friedman - File / Photo: Golden Land Concerts & Connections

Jewish Folk Singer Debbie Friedman Dies

Jewish folk singer Debbie Friedman, whose songs are performed in Reform synagogues around the world, has died.

01/10/2011

Gov. Chris Christie (Credit: Tim Larsen / Governor's Office)

Gov. Christie Urges Fast Action On Reform Plans

Gov. Chris Christie says New Jersey lawmakers have only 36 days to enact his reform agenda before town governments start suffering.

11/15/2010

Gov. Chris Christie holds a town hall meeting - Moorestown, NJ - Oct 28, 2010 - Photo: Tim Larsen / Governor's Office

NJ Lawmakers Still Sparring Over ‘Tool Kit’ Items

Several key measures will be up for discussion Monday when committees in both houses of the New Jersey legislature convene at the Statehouse.

11/07/2010

Friends and family rallied in Brooklyn on Sunday for reform in NYPD CPR training after Briana Ojeda suffered a fatal asthma attack while a police officer failed to administer CPR.

NYC Couple Demands NYPD Reform After Cop Failed To Help

The Brooklyn parents whose daughter died of an asthma attack when a police officer failed to perform CPR are now mobilizing a movement to require officers to take action, and to be prosecuted if they don’t.

09/13/2010

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie

Gov. Christie, Imus Talk About Weight Loss

Gov. Chris Christie will be kicking off a series of town halls Tuesday to unveil his reform agenda after hitting up the morning shows where he discussed plenty of weighty issues.

09/07/2010