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Is This NYC's Next Mayor? Interview With Bill de Blasio

David Kirby | Posted 11.05.2013 | New York
David Kirby

The following Q/A was taken from a series of brief interviews I conducted with de Blasio, 52, over the past two weeks.

Sick Leave Is Healthy Policy

Tom Allon | Posted 05.27.2013 | New York
Tom Allon

As a small business owner, I'm empathetic to other entrprepreneurs -- particularly restaurant owners who say their margins are too slim to extend paid sick leave.

Prosecuting or Persecuting Working Families Party?

Bennett L. Gershman | Posted 05.12.2013 | New York
Bennett L. Gershman

The U.S. Attorney's Office in New York investigated allegations of election violations in the 2009 City Council elections and closed the case finding no evidence of wrongdoing. Now a new bloodhound has been hired to re-investigate.

A Great Antidote to Lack of Faith in Government

Brad Lander | Posted 01.04.2012 | New York
Brad Lander

When offered the opportunity to meet and talk together with neighbors in a collaborative process, and to use shared resources to confront common problems and improve our community, people respond enthusiastically.

Council Members Push For Marijuana Reform Bill | Posted 10.19.2011 | New York

MANHATTAN -- A group of city council members is hoping to help change a law that allows police to arrest those caught with small amounts of marijuana...