In typical New York City fashion, the problem is being confronted head-on, by spearheading a cross-sector collaboration to make NYC the construction tech capital of the world.
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A new report is revealing the city added 71,400 private-sector jobs in 2011, an overall 2.3 percent gain in the past year.
The data also shows th...
The price is not right.
In addition to skyrocketing rent and gas prices, New Yorkers are being nickel and dimed to death, shelling out 21 cents mor...
A small but highly effective provision of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act has expired.
Today, 12 council members are forming the NY City Council Progressive Caucus. Bloomberg has done little to confront inequality, preferring instead a trickle-down economic approach.
A staggering 39,200 people will bed down tonight in NYC's emergency shelter system. Paterson's budget would slash $104 million from adult shelters, prevention services and permanent housing.
Bloomberg must begin to recognize that real prosperity doesn't trickle from the top down. The battle over jobs planned for the Kingsbridge Armory in the Bronx is his first challenge.
Social promotion was never a big problem. Politicians, including both Thompson and Mayor Moneybags, created an unnecessary furor and stigmatized a tiny fraction of the student population.
While national news grabs headlines, voters around the country have expressed their interest in local issues this election season. A voter in New York says she wants to know about the impact of immigrants on the city's economy.
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