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James Vacca

NYC Shows the Way on Pregnant Workers' Rights

Dina Bakst | Posted 09.25.2013 | New York
Dina Bakst

New York City has just given an important boost to the rights of pregnant workers with a new law that will ensure that women across the five boroughs ...

Saki Knafo

Christine Quinn, City Council Calls Mayor Bloomberg's Cuts To Children's Service "Unacceptable"

HuffingtonPost.com | Saki Knafo | Posted 04.18.2012 | Education

Hundreds of parents, children and teachers gathered on the steps of New York's City Hall Tuesday to protest Mayor Michael Bloomberg's budget plan, whi...

City Council Passes Legislation To Slow Bike Lane Construction

Posted 01.04.2012 | New York

City Council passed legislation Thursday that could slow the proliferation of bike lanes in the city, angering some bike advocates. The bill state...

Middle Class Bronx Apartment Crumbling, Tenants Blame Mentally Ill Neighbors

New York Daily News | Tina Moore | Posted 09.17.2011 | Impact

Parkway Towers was once considered luxury housing, a middle-class oasis in the Bronx with a swimming pool, terraces and landscaped gardens. Today, re...