New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has suffered setbacks regarding the NYPD‘s “stop-and-frisk” policy, this after the City Council overrode and voted against his veto of bills designed to curtail the practice. Attacking the New York Times earlier this year, and later President Barack Obama via an op-ed, Bloomberg is now on the offensive.
Anthony Weiner is not only looking towards redemption, political vindication is also on the menu. The former Congressman’s career was soiled thanks to a s-xting scandal two years ago, but he’s hoping that running for mayor of New York will allot him a second chance at making a first impression.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is making it easy for residents in the state to cast their ballots. The region has not quite recovered from Superstorm Sandy, prompting Christie to allow voting via email or by fax, as announced over the weekend. Voters can download a ballot before submitting it to their local county clerk’s office. […]
New Yorkers are still struggling during what is expected to be a long road to recovery thanks to Hurricane Sandy, which hit the East Coast as a tropical cyclone, last week. Up to 40,000 New Yorkers have been left homeless in Sandy’s aftermath, and the city is bracing for a cold front dropping temperatures to […]
In a 2011 Associated Press report, 50,000 low-level weed arrests took place in New York per year, more than any other reported crime in the city’s justice system. One out of seven cases in criminal court involved pot, with Black and Hispanic men making up the bulk of the arrested. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo […]