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NYC IBO: Black Lives Might Matter More Than Pot Tax Potential – Holiday Weekend Digest

0 Comments 19 December 2014

Beyond tax revenue legalizing weed might be right for racial equity suggests Independent Budget Office, Air pollution's connection to Autism has Bronxites concerned, And more Holiday Weekend stories.

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NYC Metro

We Think These 9 Stories Pretty Much Sum Up What Happened In NYC This Year

0 Comments 18 December 2014

Some of these you can guess, others may have never graced your eyes, but all of them will shape NYC in 2015.

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NYCHA Squandered Over $690 Mil Opportunity: Comptroller – Morning Brief

0 Comments 18 December 2014

Opportunities to get millions in Federal aid slipped through NYCHA's hands says Comptroller Stringer, Gov. Cuomo takes a historic stance on fracking, And more Morning stories.

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NYCHA building near a railway track at night, in New York City

Editorials, NYC Metro

We Can’t Afford To Keep Telling NYCHA Crime Myths

0 Comments 17 December 2014

Long held stereotypes of life in NYCHA and tenant pleas for more control over security are being used to justify misguided and neglectful policies.

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$101 Mil For NYCHA Safety Announced By Mayor And DA Vance – Morning Brief

0 Comments 17 December 2014

Over $100 mil for NYCHA will come from assets forfeited by BNP Paribas, Can Pols make legal representation in housing court a norm? And more Morning stories.

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Mayor de Blasio and Shola Olatoye meet with stakeholders of NYCHA's Wagner Houses.

NYC Metro

3 Ways To Sustain NYC Public Housing Without Selling Shares

0 Comments 16 December 2014

These ideas could fetch NYCHA millions or at least help expand public housing during a period of divestment on all fronts.

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Vertical Patrols Threaten NYCHA Tenants In More Ways Than Expected – Morning Brief

0 Comments 16 December 2014

Vertical patrols, similar to the one that killed Akai Gurley, jeopardize public housing for law abiding tenants, NYPD's handling of sex workers blurs too many lines, And more Morning stories.

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Woman stands in front of a NYCHA complex on Amsterdam Avenue

Editorials, NYC Metro

What Does The Future Hold For NYC Public Housing?

0 Comments 15 December 2014

Whether or not administrators and politicians like it, keeping NYCHA sustainable and legitimate means prioritizing public housing and social mobility for tenants.

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The Largest Eric Garner Protest To Date Rattles NYPD – Weekend Watch

0 Comments 15 December 2014

NYPD claims the huge mostly peaceful protest included a handful of assaults on officers, Harlem teens find themselves incriminated by little more than social media, And more Weekend stories you missed.

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Cuomo To Change Minority Perceptions of Criminal Justice With Reform – Weekend Digest

0 Comments 12 December 2014

Minorities need to at least see NY's justice system as fair says Gov. Cuomo, Are guns being planted by the NYPD in Brooklyn? And more Weekend stories.

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