The head of the United Federation of Teachers spoke out Thursday against Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s plan to add more charter schools.
The video, “Hands Up” by Uncle Murda and Maino, was posted online in December and shows the two rappers pointing guns at the head of a man in a police uniform.
The 119 members of the powerful and, for the most part, deep-pocketed host committee will be leading the way when DNC Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz visits Friday.
Calls for more transparency have sounded in Congress, statehouses and editorial pages, mixed with notes of caution about forswearing secrecy that can safeguard witnesses and the accused.
Mayor Bill de Blasio said there will be a review of the city’s storm procedures to see if anything can be done better the next time around.
NYC Considers Bill Requiring Doctors At All Youth Football Games, Practices To Protect Athletes From Concussions
What City Councilman Stephen Levin of Brooklyn is proposing is requiring a doctor at every youth football game, and a doctor or athletic trainer at any practice involving tackling.
New York must raise the minimum wage, cut small-business taxes, ease the burden of high property taxes and invest big in transportation, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said in a sprawling address that laid out a long list of priorities for 2015.
The average tax bill in the city is set to increase by $400 to $800, Councilman James Vacca said.
City council members are looking at how Airbnb and other home-rentals affect New York’s economy and housing market.
Pope Francis will be stopping in New York City during his trip to the United States this year.
At a seperate MLK Day event at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, Borough President Eric Adams, a former NYPD captain, also stuck up for the mayor.
Hundreds of fellow officers lined the street outside Mount Sinai Hospital as Officer Andrew Dossi left Friday afternoon.
Police union leaders have called for de Blasio to apologize for not supporting the NYPD following the grand jury’s decision not to indict a white officer in the apparent chokehold death of Eric Garner, an unarmed black man.
Following the Eric Garner case, there has been a call for the release of secret grand jury minutes.
Five former heads of the MTA came together Tuesday to say it will be money well spent.