Politicians

Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz Fined $20,000 For Trips With Wife

Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz Fined $20,000 For Trips With Wife »

Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz got slapped with a $20,000 fine Monday for bringing his wife on several free trips abroad. The city’s Conflicts of Interest Board fined Markowitz for taking his wife on trips...

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Anthony Weiner Admits To Sending Lewd Photos, Won’t Resign

Anthony Weiner Admits To Sending Lewd Photos, Won’t Resign »

In a bombshell announcement, Brooklyn-Queens Congressman Anthony Weiner admitted Monday afternoon to sending racy online messages to six women over the last three years, after claiming for several days that he had nothing to do...

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News

David Weprin Concedes To Bob Turner In NY Special Election »

David Weprin Concedes To Bob Turner In NY Special Election

Democrat David Weprin has conceded the special election to fill the seat vacated by former Congressman Anthony Weiner. In a statement, Weprin congratulated Republican...

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Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz Fined $20,000 For Trips With Wife »

Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz Fined $20,000 For Trips With Wife

Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz got slapped with a $20,000 fine Monday for bringing his wife on several free trips abroad. The city’s Conflicts...

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Rent Guidelines Board Approves 4 Percent Increase on Stabilized Apartments »

Rent Guidelines Board Approves 4 Percent Increase on Stabilized Apartments

The Rent Guidelines Board has approved a nearly 4 percent hike for rent-stabilized apartments in the city, affecting some 1.1 million apartments by 3.75...

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New York State Senate Approves Same-Sex Marriage »

New York State Senate Approves Same-Sex Marriage

After a long battle followed by days of protracted deal-making, the New York State Senate voted Friday night to legalize same-sex marriage in the...

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Issues

NYC Unemployment Rate Grows to 8.7% »

NYC Unemployment Rate Grows to 8.7%

The two-week strike by unionized employees of Verizon offset all of the hiring that occurred last month in New York City and pushed the city’s unemployment rate up slightly, according to figures released Thursday by the State Department of Labor. The city’s official unemployment rate...

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Rent Guidelines Board Approves 4 Percent Increase on Stabilized Apartments »

Rent Guidelines Board Approves 4 Percent Increase on Stabilized Apartments

The Rent Guidelines Board has approved a nearly 4 percent hike for rent-stabilized apartments in the city, affecting some 1.1 million apartments by 3.75 percent for one-year renewals and 7.25 percent for two-year contracts, the New York Daily News reported. The hikes will take effect...

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Rent Guidelines Board To Hold Vote Tonight »

Rent Guidelines Board To Hold Vote Tonight

The Rent Guidelines Board will hold a final vote tonight on how much the tenants of more than one million rent-regulated city apartments will pay this fall. Board members are gathering at Cooper Union’s Great Hall at 5:30 p.m. to consider a hike of 3...

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Real-estate

Rent Guidelines Board Approves 4 Percent Increase on Stabilized Apartments »

Rent Guidelines Board Approves 4 Percent Increase on Stabilized ApartmentsThe Rent Guidelines Board has approved a nearly 4 percent hike for rent-stabilized apartments in the city, affecting some 1.1 million apartments by 3.75 percent...

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Andrew Cuomo

Govenor “To Busy” to Meet Archbishop Dolan in Albany for Conference

Govenor “To Busy” to Meet Archbishop Dolan in Albany for Conference

Mayor Bloomberg isn’t the only person getting snubbed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo these days. Cuomo’s office told the state’s Catholic Conference this week that the governor would not have the time to meet...

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Michael Bloomberg

Mayor’s Approval Rating Hits Eight-Year Low

Mayor’s Approval Rating Hits Eight-Year Low

Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s approval rating is at its lowest point in eight years. According to a newly released Quinnipiac University poll, 51 percent of New Yorkers disapprove of the job he’s doing. Thirty-nine...

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Kirsten Gillibrand

Kirsten Gillibrand Urges GOP To Focus on Jobs not DOMA

Kirsten Gillibrand Urges GOP To Focus on Jobs not DOMA

Just one day after House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) announced that House Republicans would take action to defend the Defense of Marriage Act, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) is urging GOP leadership not...

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Dean Skelos

Majority Leader Dean Skelos Says Redistricting Pledge Not Broken

Majority Leader Dean Skelos Says Redistricting Pledge Not Broken

Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos was a popular target this week, branded a deceiver by editorial writers, and singled out by former mayor Ed Koch for reneging on his promise to reform the...

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Peter King

Congressman Peter King Pushes Bill To Block City’s 9/11 Trial

Congressman Peter King Pushes Bill To Block City’s 9/11 Trial

Long Island Congressman Peter King said in the Republican Party’s weekly address Saturday that the United States needs to send a different message in the war on terrorism. The chairman of the House...

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Christine Quinn

Rallying for a Bill, With Sermons and Songs

Rallying for a Bill, With Sermons and Songs

When members of the City Council want Speaker Christine C. Quinn to call a hearing on a piece of legislation, they have a few options. They can try to cut a deal; they...

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Bill de Blasio

Public Advocate Bill de Blasio Declares War On NYC Slumlords

Public Advocate Bill de Blasio Declares War On NYC Slumlords

There’s a new housing scam to report. Bad landlords, reportedly lining their pockets with taxpayer dough for housing the formerly homeless — but in deplorable conditions. The public advocate told CBS 2’s Marcia...

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Pedro Espada

Pedro Espada Back in Court “Feels Great” New Trial Date

Pedro Espada Back in Court “Feels Great” New Trial Date

Pedro Espada Jr., the former State Senate majority leader who is facing federal corruption charges, strode into federal court in Brooklyn on Friday with a far different demeanor than he did four months...

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