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NYC Cuts Percentage of Local Resident Preference in Housing Lotteries

NYC Cuts Percentage of Local Resident Preference in Housing Lotteries

The city must post a public statement pledging its commitment to a non-discriminatory housing allocation.
Rally Backs Affordable Housing Initiative in Wingate

Rally Backs Affordable Housing Initiative in Wingate

Officials showed support for Governor Hochul's plan to convert part of the Kingsboro Psychiatric Center campus into an affordable housing development.
Former BK Borough President Howard Golden Dies at 98

Former BK Borough President Howard Golden Dies at 98

Golden championed Brooklyn through many roles, including the City Council, Borough Hall and the Brooklyn Democratic Party.
Musical Chairs at City Hall as Adams Condemns Council Bills

Musical Chairs at City Hall as Adams Condemns Council Bills

Comptroller Audit Finds Speed Cameras Reduce Speeding, Crashes

Comptroller Audit Finds Speed Cameras Reduce Speeding, Crashes

Illegally obscured license plates cheat NYC out of $100 million per year, however.
Labor Agreements Reached For 911 Operators

Labor Agreements Reached For 911 Operators

The deals include higher pay and work flexibility.
State Mulls Downsizing SUNY Downstate Medical Center

State Mulls Downsizing SUNY Downstate Medical Center

Brooklyn could lose its only kidney transplant program if the state goes through with its restructuring plan.
Medgar Evers College Partners with Onondaga Community College

Medgar Evers College Partners with Onondaga Community College

Two higher education institutions, one in the city and the other upstate, have created an opportunity for students to earn their bachelor's degree.
City Launches School Bus Tracker App

City Launches School Bus Tracker App

The new tool will provide parents and caregivers peace of mind as students travel to and from school.
Fiscal Officers Urge for Federal Funding for Asylum Seekers

Fiscal Officers Urge for Federal Funding for Asylum Seekers

Cities, including New York, have expended substantial local resources to assist with the arrival of tens of thousands of asylum seekers.