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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo during the "school bus tour" to advocate for the passage of the "red flag" law.
Getting one private entity to boycott another isn’t the governor’s job.
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Orthodox Jewish children and adults cross a street in front of a school bus in Borough Park, Brooklyn.
Exempting yeshivas from educational requirements violates the First Amendment.
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New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and Police Commissioner James P. O’Neill announce a new policy to reduce unnecessary marijuana arrests.
The mayor’s recent announcement addresses the severity but not the disparity of marijuana enforcement.
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Then-New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito greets onlookers at the Puerto Rican Day Parade in 2014.
Reallocating funds from Centro was about supporting another generation of immigrants.
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A big yellow private sanitation truck driving through the streets of Manhattan.
Zoned franchises for waste management harms customer service. Other approaches can improve safety.
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An immigration advocate holds a sign during a New York City Council rally on the steps of City Hall.
A new bill would protect immigrant New Yorkers while attending court.
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Assemblywoman Rodneyse Bichotte
I went to LaGuardia because I feared the admissions test was culturally biased.
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A bail bonds business along Atlantic Avenue in Brooklyn.
Race, wealth and geography should not determine whether someone is free or locked up.
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Ravenswood Generating Station in Long Island City, Queens. The plant uses natural gas, fuel oil and kerosene to power its boilers.
Dirty energy stocks have a lousy future outlook.
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Stuyvesant High School
Let’s end the zero-sum competition between ethnic groups and create more opportunities for everyone.
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