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New York Legislature Ends 2018 Session With Several Big-Ticket Items Left Undone

ALBANY, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – The New York Legislature adjourned its 2018 session Thursday, with several big-ticket items left undone.

As CBS2’s Political Reporter Marcia Kramer reported, some might say it was the “do nothing” party that prevailed in Albany. 462 more words


Carranza Releases Plan To Diversify Upper West Side, South Harlem Middle Schools

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — New York City Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza released a plan Wednesday to diversify middle schools on the Upper West Side and in South Harlem. 435 more words


NYPD To Put 1,000 More Cops On The Street To Deal With Summertime Challenges

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Police are rolling out a program to get more cops on the street and help deal with the rise in the warmer season’s unpredictable challenges illustrated by familiar examples: A homeless man rolling around the street playing the flute, strung out drug users on K2, or an oblivious man curled up across an active subway track. 374 more words


Republican Lawmakers Call On Cuomo To Tackle Term Limits

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Calling it a strong and badly needed anti-corruption measure, a group of Republican lawmakers is calling on Gov. Andrew Cuomo to tackle term limits. 402 more words


N.Y. Sen. Majority Leader Accuses Gov. Cuomo Of Being 'Disengaged And Disinterested'

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is fending off a blistering attack from the State Senate’s top Republican.

The governor was at a Flatbush yeshiva Wednesday announcing grants to protect schools from hate crimes. 327 more words


City Council Speaker Corey Johnson Calls Alleged NYCHA Coverups 'Unacceptable,' Demands Change

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Mayor Bill de Blasio faced a dramatic rebuke on Tuesday, after City Council Speaker Corey Johnson demanded the firing of NYCHA employees responsible for covering up massive problems in the city’s public housing system. 276 more words


Feds Force City To Pay Billions In NYCHA Settlements As Remedy To 'Deplorable Conditions'

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — It appears there may finally be a fix for the nation’s largest public housing agency.

The federal government is forcing NYCHA to pay billions of dollars to settle claims that it used dirty tricks like building fake walls to hide problems from inspectors and lied about lead paint conditions to mask risks to low-income residents and their children, prosecutors said Monday. 700 more words