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Elizabeth Crowley

A Pivotal Law for NYC Pets

Matthew Bershadker | Posted 02.21.2015 | Green
Matthew Bershadker

While these laws won't keep all puppy mill puppies out of New York City pet stores, it's a critical step in the right direction. Taken together they will deeply impact the lives of dogs in puppy mills across the nation, and further New York City's reputation as a leader in animal welfare and safety.

Christopher Mathias

Lawmaker: Treatment Of Teen Inmates On Rikers Island Is 'Torture' | Christopher Mathias | Posted 10.09.2014 | Politics

NEW YORK -- New York City Department of Correction Commissioner Joseph Ponte said on Wednesday that he's ending solitary confinement for young inmates...


| Posted 06.26.2012 | New York

By Patrick Hedlund, DNAinfo News Editor NEW YORK CITY — New Yorkers take to the polls Tuesday to cast their votes in a handful of hotly contested...

Congressional Candidate's Texting Habit Under Fire

The Huffington Post | Erin Mershon | Posted 06.01.2012 | Politics

After checking her cell phone nearly 20 times in a recent debate in what her opponents said was texting for answers, Elizabeth Crowley, a Democratic c...

Christopher Mathias

850,000 Bodies Buried In Mass Graves On Forbidden NYC Island | Christopher Mathias | Posted 12.30.2011 | New York

A City Council oversight committee held a hearing Friday to review the operations of the oft-forgotten cemetery at Hart Island, New York City's potter...

Tweed Still at It

Henry J. Stern | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Henry J. Stern

The Department of Education's arbitrary decision to cut in half the small percentage that the principals can use to alleviate next year's budget shortfall flies in the face of Bloomberg's sound fiscal management.