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The Legacy of Eric Garner

Josmar Trujillo | Posted 06.14.2015 | New York
Josmar Trujillo

"Body cameras are a huge joke." That was one of the responses of Jewel Miller, mother of Eric Garner's one year old baby daughter, Legacy, to the body camera 'reform' ideas that were now being further embraced around the country after the videotaped shooting death of Walter Scott in South Carolina earlier this month.

Bad Credit Shuts New Yorkers Out of a Job

Amy Traub | Posted 04.09.2013 | New York
Amy Traub

"I served in the military for 30 years and received the highest level security clearances," said Brooklyn resident and war veteran Emmett Pinkston. "Yet I was turned down for a job as a TSA baggage screener, because of a bogus charge on my credit report. I found myself stuck at a low paying job."

Matt Sledge

Would Giant Ferris Wheel Stand Up To Hurricane? | Matt Sledge | Posted 11.15.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- Staten Islanders tongue-lashed a proposal to build the world's largest Ferris wheel in a hurricane evacuation zone during a public meeting...

Getting Back to Work

Dan Cantor | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Dan Cantor

The Working Families Party's opponents -- Republican operatives and lobbyists -- know they can't beat progressive ideas at the ballot box. So they dragged us into court.