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What Rob Astorino Offers New York City

City Limits - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 11:34pm
An op-ed from the Republican nominee for governor promises tax reduction, replacing Common Core and vigorous oversight of the city's finances.

A Third of NYC Races are Uncontested

City Limits - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 12:00am
Next Tuesday, 21 of 63 legislative races in New York City are one candidate affairs. A Gotham Gazette-City Limits project looks at why it happens and how it impacts voters.

NYC's Unopposed Candidates: Accountability Tools

City Limits - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 12:00am
If your state senator or assemblymember is running unopposed next week, there's no one to raise questions about their performance. So you'll have to check into it yourself.

Talking Corruption, Brooklyn-Style

City Limits - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 12:00am
Watch the latest episode of "Straight Up," the Brooklyn Independent Media reporters' roundtable that trades studio seats for bar stools. This month, Capital New York's Azi Paybarah and Ben Max of Gotham Gazette are guests.

What Awaits Unaccompanied Minors in New York

City Limits - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 9:00pm
If they aren't deported, the children who've come across the border in a recent surge will live here under one of several legal statuses, each offering advantages and complications to new Americans.

How Howie Hawkins Would Help New York

City Limits - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 3:04pm
City Limits invited allies of the three leading gubernatorial campaigns to submit op-eds on why their candidate would be the best choice for New York City. First up is the Green Party's Howie Hawkins.

When Subway Dancers Get Busted, City's Culture is Bruised

City Limits - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 7:02am
What time is it? Showtime or "No" time? A visitor to New York wonders why the city is cracking down on one of the things that makes it unique.

Steal this Poster About Tenant Rights

City Limits - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 12:00am
A survey says the city's housing enforcement system is unknown to many tenants who have problems with their apartments. So help spread the word.

Ambitious Call for De Blasio, Cuomo to Build Supportive Housing

City Limits - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 11:25am
Buildings that pair affordable housing with services are sure to be part of the mayor's housing plan. But it's unclear how big a part they'll be, or what funding role the state will play.

Will the State Wage Board Listen to Harvey Keitel?

City Limits - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 12:00am
A push to address the very low minimum wage of tipped workers recalls the exchange between Mr. White and Mr. Pink.

Elusive Companies Targeted By City Crackdown on Job Scams

City Limits - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 6:44am
The de Blasio administration is stepping up oversight of employment agencies, which need to be licensed and can only charge certain fees. But the targeted firms can change names and locations to keep operating in spite of the crackdown.

Where Do the Homeless Come From?

City Limits - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 12:00am
It's not gentrifying neighborhoods, for the most part, according to a new report. Instead, it's the neighborhoods where people find refuge from displacement.

Trash Fight is Sequel to Bloomberg Battle

City Limits - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 12:00am
A bill to cap how much city trash each neighborhood has to handle hardens the targets of a policy first approved nine years ago.

My First Term at Homeless University

City Limits - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 8:17am
A homeless woman decides to think of her time in the city's shelter system as the kind of multifaceted learning experience for which some of us pay $30,000 a year.

Details Murky in Cuomo's Goal for Minority Contracts

City Limits - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 8:00am
The governor has set an ambitious goal for directing state contracts to businesses owned by women and minorities. But why did it take so long? And who is really benefiting?

City Revamping its Affordable Housing Toolkit

City Limits - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 12:00am
Mayor de Blasio's housing plan was full of ambition and ideas. Achieving them will require streamlining and rearranging the city's housing development system, says HPD's commissioner.

Many Biz Owners Hurt By Gas Blast Still Waiting for Aid

City Limits - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 7:03am
The governor in August announced a loan program to help small businesses who were still reeling six months after the East Harlem gas explosion. But the money is still not flowing.

Good News Mixed With Danger Signs for NYC's Job Market

City Limits - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 8:49am
The overall employment picture is improving. But the economy is still plagued by trouble for young workers, a lack of middle-skill jobs and lingering effects from the years of deep unemployment.

Long Before Today's Ebola Scare, City Fended Off Smallpox

City Limits - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 12:00am
A small 1947 outbreak was halted when the city vaccinated 600,000 in a week and at least 2.5 million overall.