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Letter to the editor, May 17

Sex harassment reforms appreciated

To the editor,

I applaud Mayor Bill de Blasio and the New York City Council for their leadership to enact a comprehensive and visionary package of reforms to… 74 more words

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Mayor De Blasio, NYPD Already At Odds Over New Marijuana Arrest Policy

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Mayor Bill de Blasio has ordered the NYPD to stop arresting people for smoking marijuana in public, setting up a challenging situation, to say the least, for officers. 379 more words


Opinion: The business of stopping harassment

By City Council Member Keith Powers

Most businesses in New York City are small businesses. Not just small, but really small: a whopping 62.8 percent of businesses in the city have just 1-4 employees, according to census data. 476 more words


Mayor De Blasio To Tell NYPD To Stop Marijuana Arrests And To Issue Summonses Instead

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Mayor Bill de Blasio is moving toward a new policy regarding marijuana.

A spokesman confirmed to CBS2 on Sunday night that de Blasio will be directing the police to stop arresting people for smoking marijuana in public, and to give out summonses instead. 107 more words


Mayor announces expanded ferry service

By Sabina Mollot

One year after the launch of NYC Ferry, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that ridership along the city’s waterways could grow to as many as 9 million annual passengers by 2023. 470 more words


Concerned Parents Fear NYC School Lunches Leading To Childhood Obesity

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Some New York City public school parents say much of the cafeteria food their children eat leads to childhood obesity.

They’re demanding healthier meals after a report labeled school cafeterias among the worst restaurants in town. 323 more words


New City Schools Boss Backtracks On 'Wealthy White Manhattan Parents' Tweet

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The new head of public schools in New York City was apologizing Monday for an early morning tweet about a hot-button issue. 428 more words