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Audit: NYC Subway Riders Spend More Time Waiting For Trains

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — The amount of time New York City subway riders spend waiting between trains is getting longer, according to an audit by the office of state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli. 297 more words


Despite de Blasio's Claims of Progress, Cuomo Insists Homelessness 'Getting Worse'

Gov. Andrew Cuomo insisted the city’s homelessness crisis is continuing to worsen because of the “mismanagement” of his nemesis, Mayor Bill de Blasio—despite a spate… 704 more words

Bill De Blasio

Auditors Fault Oversight Of Squalid New York Homeless Shelters

ALBANY, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Auditors have reported finding unchecked squalor including rodents, vermin, mold and fire hazards in New York homeless shelters, faulting inadequate state oversight. 480 more words


With Rat Complaints On The Rise, NYC Redoubles Efforts

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — To many in New York City, the rats are winning.

The city’s complaint hotline is on pace for a record year of rat calls, exceeding the more than 24,000 over each of the last two years. 873 more words


State of Confusion: Albany's Top 40 Power Players

This time a year ago, Sheldon Silver reigned over the State Assembly with an iron fist. Dean Skelos was about to become the sole Senate leader—no longer needing to share the title with anyone after Republicans won a majority of seats in November elections. 5,154 more words

Bill De Blasio

NY Comptroller: Wall Street Profits Hit $11.3B In 1st Half Of 2015

ALBANY, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) — The securities industry in New York City tallied $11.3 billion in profits during the first half of 2015, higher than in the past three years, while also adding jobs last year for the first time since 2011, the state comptroller reported Tuesday. 316 more words


State Comptroller: Removing Trash Cans From Subway Stations Doesn't Make Them Cleaner

He’s trashing the trash cans.

State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli rankled the Metropolitan Transportation Authority today with a new audit that said the authority’s controversial decision to remove trash cans from subway stations did not necessarily make them any cleaner or cut down on the rodent population. 412 more words