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Sometimes Politics is Still Local

The media punditocracy is all agog about yesterday’s upset victory by an insurgent newcomer over an establishment powerhouse in New York’s heavily Democratic 14th Congressional district. 916 more words

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Mayor and City Council Adopt 2019 Budget


The union scored several major victories in this years’ city budget process, including getting $16 million for public library operating expenses and $60 million in capital funding sought by DC 37 leaders and members. 381 more words


Toward a People's City Budget

Budget negotiations continue at City Hall after Albany lawmakers passed a state budget that, perhaps most urgently, protects vital services at New York City Health+Hospitals. 382 more words


Boss Buzzing You After Hours? NYC Might Let You Say Buzz Off

NEW YORK (AP) — Technology that once promised freedom from the confines of an office has, for many workers, become a ball and chain, blurring the lines between work hours and, well, any other hours. 682 more words


DC 37 Leaders Meet With New City Council Committee Chairs


DC 37 has hosted a number of meetings with new City Council leaders throughout the month of February to discuss issues of importance to union members and all New York working families. 278 more words


New Bill Would Keep Felons Off New York City Ballots

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Two members of the New York City Council are introducing a bill to keep felons off the ballot.

As WCBS 880’s Peter Haskell reported, Councilman Ritchie Torres (D-15th) of the Bronx thinks when it comes to corruption, it should be one strike and you’re out. 90 more words