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  • Cuomo Wants To Bolster Police-Community Relations
    A proposal released Tuesday by Gov. Andrew Cuomo is meant to bolster relations between local police agencies and the communities. The move would empower Attorney General Letitia James’s office to help improve police-community relations and provide…
    - 7 Jan 20, 5:25pm -
  • Barclay Elected Assembly Republican Leader
    Republican Will Barclay on Tuesday was elected the leader of the state Assembly, taking the top post of the minority conference in the chamber. He was unanimously elected. “I am enormously proud of the work the Assembly Minority Conference has done…
    - 7 Jan 20, 3:25pm -
  • Advocates Push Back Against Rolling Back Bail Law
    Advocates for overhauling New York’s criminal justice laws are pushing back against the growing effort to alter the newly enacted cash bail law. Democratic state lawmakers over the last several weeks have been slammed by Republicans, law enforcemen…
    - 7 Jan 20, 12:25pm -
  • Fiscal Policy Institute Releases 2020 Proposals
    The progressive Fiscal Policy Institute on Tuesday released its economic plan that called for higher taxes on the rich and an expansion of family tax credits. The group also backed increasing aid to municipalities as a way of reducing property taxes…
    - 7 Jan 20, 10:53am -
  • Progressive Jewish Groups: Keep Bail Law In Place
    From the Morning Memo: Momentum to alter the state’s new cash bail law has sped up in recent weeks amid a spate of anti-Semitic hate crimes targeting Jews in the New York City metropolitan area. Democratic lawmakers are backing changes that would a…
    - 7 Jan 20, 5:40am -
  • Upstate Business Group Releases 2020 Agenda
    From the Morning Memo: The business-aligned Unshackle Upstate on Tuesday released a 2020 agenda that focuses on opposing both the creation of single-payer health and expanding the prevailing wage while also backing more workforce development investme…
    - 7 Jan 20, 5:40am -
  • Here And Now
    Good morning and happy Tuesday! Here’s the news. Happening today: Gov. Andrew Cuomo is in Albany with nothing public planned. Mayor de Blasio is in New York City and has no public events scheduled. At 10 a.m., Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul will deliver rem…
    - 7 Jan 20, 5:18am -
  • Paulin Backs Judicial Disrection For Bail Law
    Assemblywoman Amy Paulin became the latest Democrat in the state Legislature on Monday to back an alteration to the state’s newly enacted cash bail law by adding a judicial discretion component to the legislation. Paulin, a Westchester County lawma…
    - 6 Jan 20, 4:46pm -
  • Cuomo Calls Bail Law Changes ‘A Work In Progress’
    Potential adjustments could be made to the state’s newly enacted bail law changes, which end requiring cash bail for misdemeanors and non-violent felony charges, Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday said in New York City. His comments further cracked open t…
    - 6 Jan 20, 2:20pm -
  • New York Has A New Open Government Director
    Shoshanah Bewlay has been appointed the new executive director of the state Committee on Open Government, the state Department of State on Monday announced. Bewlay previously served as the general counsel and chief legal officer of the state Office o…
    - 6 Jan 20, 11:53am -

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  • Ex-NYPD employee arrested for wearing cop uniform to hijack bus: police
    A former NYPD civilian employee was arrested on Thursday for allegedly trying to hijack an MTA bus while dressed up as a cop, police sources and the department said. Joseph McGreevy, 61, allegedly got on the bus at Sixth Avenue and Canal Street in Ma…
    - 2 hours ago 26 Nov 20, 6:13pm -
  • NYC soup kitchen sees shorter lines this Thanksgiving amid COVID-19
    Organizers at the Bowery Rescue Mission in the Lower East Side chalked up the lower Turkey Day turnout to people being coronavirus-cautious.
    - 3 hours ago 26 Nov 20, 4:56pm -
  • Manhattan cat owner says sitter refuses to return pet: suit
    The owner of a Manhattan plant store claims a cat-sitter won’t return his kitty — the star attraction of his shop — after she offered to take care of it while his business temporarily closed during the COVID-19 pandemic, new court papers show.…
    - 4 hours ago 26 Nov 20, 3:42pm -
  • Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade watchers gripe about acts, lip-syncing and Rockettes
    A slew of spectators watching the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade from home didn’t seem to have much to be grateful for this year. Keyboard critics roasted the NBC broadcast, including various acts, lip-syncing performers and everything from the R…
    - 5 hours ago 26 Nov 20, 2:56pm -
  • Ex-guard charged in ‘brazen’ $1.7M armored car heist at NJ casino
    A former guard and two accomplices stole more than $1.7 million from an armored car outside a New Jersey casino – a bold heist that “harkened back to something out of the 1930s,” prosecutors said. Dante J. McCluney, a 35-year-old Newark man who…
    - 6 hours ago 26 Nov 20, 1:57pm -
  • Cops name suspect in months-old Bronx murder
    Police have identified a suspect in a months-old murder in The Bronx. Jameel Campbell, 42, is being sought by cops in connection with the fatal shooting of 27-year-old Ezequiel Rivera outside 1760 Bruckner Blvd. in Soundview on the morning of Sept. 1…
    - 6 hours ago 26 Nov 20, 1:54pm -
  • Four injured in separate NYC shootings over two-day period
    Four people were hurt in separate shootings across the city on Wednesday and Thursday -- the most recent a 28-year-old man wounded as he walked with his teen daughter in Harlem.
    - 6 hours ago 26 Nov 20, 1:50pm -
  • DOE wrestling coach gave 11-year-old concussion, court papers claim
    A Manhattan dad alleges a middle school wrestling instructor gave his 11-year-old son a concussion by slamming the boy onto the ground, court papers show. Saul Lalic says his son — referred to in the case by his initials D.L. — was chosen by his…
    - 7 hours ago 26 Nov 20, 1:17pm -
  • Man shot walking in Harlem
    A 28-year-old man was shot while walking in Harlem Thursday morning, according to police and a witness. The man was shot just after 11:45 a.m. on E. 106 Street near 1st Avenue, according to cops. EMS rushed the man to Cornell Hospital and was expecte…
    - 7 hours ago 26 Nov 20, 1:08pm -
  • Norman Seabrook asks to serve prison term from home amid COVID-19
    Disgraced ex-union boss Norman Seabrook is asking a judge to let him serve his 58-month prison sentence from home over coronavirus concerns — or wait until a vaccine is available, new court papers show. Seabrook must surrender by Dec. 29 to begin h…
    - 7 hours ago 26 Nov 20, 1:08pm -

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  • REISMAN COLUMN: Who Won the Debate And Why
    Before the first verbal punches were thrown in the 95-minute presidential debate Monday night, I asked a cross-section of 11 political observers to judge the candidates’ performances and assign them an overall letter grade. The grades are in. Read…
    - 27 Sep 16, 4:57pm -
  • Pay Hikes For Pols?
    Few things will incite riot in the taxpaying populace faster than a plan to raise the salaries of its elected leaders. It taps that peculiar American vein of boiling resentment against the political class, which in this surly Trumpian Age is often an…
    - 12 Sep 16, 10:38am -
  • REISMAN: Ethics… What’s That?
    A funny thing happened on the way to a new and improved ethics law in Westchester County. The law was hijacked and held hostage by political opportunists, people who, for whatever selfish reasons, have put themselves ahead of the principle of good go…
    - 1 Aug 16, 10:44am -

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  • New Jersey’s $5B mall could use a Black Friday boost
    Shopping centers are struggling through one of the worst retail crises ever, as a public health emergency and changing consumer tastes conspire to ravage the industry.So it’s not exactly the ideal...To view the full story, click the title lin…
    - 12 hours ago 26 Nov 20, 8:00am -
  • Citi should get back rest of $900 million flub, trade groups say
    Citigroup Inc. should have more than $500 million it says it mistakenly transferred to Revlon Inc. creditors returned, financial services trade groups told a federal judge ahead of a trial over the...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 12 hours ago 26 Nov 20, 8:00am -
  • State tops 6,000 virus cases for first time since April
    Daily coronavirus cases in New York state topped 6,000, the highest since April, and are expected to increase, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said.Of the 173,085 tests conducted Tuesday, 6,265, or 3.62%, were...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 12 hours ago 26 Nov 20, 7:30am -
  • Ex–Giants running back steps into virtual-meetup business
    A Chelsea-based startup led by former Giants running back Tiki Barber is pushing to expand in the pandemic-boosted virtual-events market.  Events company Thuzio, whose founding team includes the...To view the full story, click the title li…
    - 1 day ago 25 Nov 20, 2:45pm -
  • Real-time data is essential to tackling coronavirus surges
    With Covid-19 hospitalizations nationwide doubling in recent months, those on the front lines need every advantage they can get in managing the ongoing surge in patients.Advance notice of even a...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 1 day ago 25 Nov 20, 2:11pm -
  • Homeless New Yorkers ordered to relocate from Lucerne Hotel
    The homeless men currently taking shelter at the Lucerne Hotel on the Upper West Side were ordered Wednesday to relocate to the Radisson Hotel in the Financial District.Judge Debra James of state...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 1 day ago 25 Nov 20, 1:26pm -
  • Unemployment situation worsens in New York and the nation
    Unemployment numbers are getting worse as New York and the rest of the nation enter a Covid-19 winter.An additional 30,000 Americans filed initial unemployment claims for the week that ended Nov....To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 1 day ago 25 Nov 20, 12:55pm -
  • Real estate is gearing up for a second lockdown
    As rumors of a second round of shutdowns sweep through the city, real estate brokers and agents are preparing to keep deals in the pipeline moving.After the real estate industry was put on pause...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 1 day ago 25 Nov 20, 12:44pm -
  • City launches $35M loan program for mom-and-pop shops hit by pandemic
    The city is launching a $35 million small-business-relief loan program as part of an effort to stimulate sales in mom-and-pop stores during this gift-buying season.There are more than 240,000...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 1 day ago 25 Nov 20, 12:33pm -
  • Prologis buys Queens radio station site for $51M
    Industrial real estate giant Prologis is buying a radio-station site in Queens for $51 million from a Christian broadcasting company, property records show.The REIT has purchased 48-00 Grand Ave....To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 1 day ago 25 Nov 20, 12:14pm -

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