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De Blasio Administration: No Guaranteed Day Off During a Disaster

At a City Council hearing today, top officials from Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Office of Emergency Management said they were powerless to force employers to close during natural disasters. 260 more words

Council Slams Airbnb for Having No Idea How Many Listings Are Illegal

Members of the City Council slammed popular home-sharing website Airbnb today for saying it has no idea how many of its New York City apartment listings violate state law. 1,046 more words


Board Votes to End Solitary Confinement for Rikers Inmates Under 21 By 2016

The Board of Correction today approved a plan for an enhanced supervision unit touted by Mayor Bill de Blasio and Department of Correction Commissioner Joseph Ponte—but also voted to end solitary confinement for all inmates on Rikers Island under 21 by 2016, a sweeping change that will set the department apart from jail systems nationwide. 1,078 more words

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