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Scott Stringer

A Better, But Still Broken, NYC Child Welfare System Means Another Child Murdered

Jeremy Christopher Kohomban, Ph.D. | Posted 11.30.2016 | New York
Jeremy Christopher Kohomban, Ph.D.

The loss of any child is painful; a loss that could have been prevented is almost too much to bear.

Pension Funds Tell Exxon To Tell The Truth About Climate Change

The Huffington Post | Ben Walsh | Posted 05.12.2016 | Business

Pension funds are putting pressure on ExxonMobil to start telling its shareholders how climate change will affect the oil giant’s business. The Cali...

America's Largest City Is Failing Its Young People

The Huffington Post | Shane Ferro | Posted 04.26.2016 | Business

New York City is worried about millennials -- for good reason. The city comptroller, Scott Stringer, put out a report on Monday that paints a rather ...

New York's Pension Fund Pact With the Devil

Randy Credico | Posted 09.02.2016 | New York
Randy Credico

Both the New York City and New York State pension funds have a direct stake in corporations that are second cousins to slavery, the private prison industry. This is a shocking revelation.

NYPD Assaults 11-Year-Old in the Bronx -- On Video

Bob Herbst | Posted 07.22.2016 | Crime
Bob Herbst

Take a look at this video, in which a white male New York City police lieutenant grabbed a 6th grade elementary school student of color -- big for her age but only 11 years old -- around the neck and threw her to the pavement on a Bronx street corner, six months after Eric Garner was wrestled down on a Staten Island pavement.

Why Public Pensions Matter to Us All

Robert Hiltonsmith | Posted 05.21.2016 | Politics
Robert Hiltonsmith

The assets owned by public pension funds represent the largest pool of financial assets held by the public, and the size of this pool -- more than $5 trillion -- gives the public an important and influential channel of influence on the private sector as one of its largest investors, and they are using that influence to create a more equitable and sustainable private-sector economy.

NYC Comptroller Responds To Controversy Surrounding His Security Detail

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 11.07.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer played it safe while addressing the controversy surrounding his treatment of his security detail during a Huf...

What the Overworked and Underemployed Have in Common

Robin Hardman | Posted 12.07.2014 | Business
Robin Hardman

The overworked, the underworked. The Great Divide. It's odd to wrap the phrase "work-life" around the situations of these two groups of people, yet it does apply to both. Each ultimately comes down to a lack of control over one's own time.

'Our Future, Our Choice' -- On the Ground at the People's Climate March

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 11.27.2014 | Green
Marcia G. Yerman

On September 21, I was present at a piece of history...the People's Climate March of 2014. It was a huge event, planned with precision, and broken down into six contingencies. The route covered two miles. My interviews began with people waiting for the bus, on their way to the west side of Manhattan.

1.2 Million New Yorkers Could Get A Much-Needed Raise

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 06.17.2014 | Business

Everyone knows New York City is one of the most expensive cities in the U.S. But did you know its inflation-adjusted minimum wage ranks among the lowe...

Christopher Mathias

NYC Is Even More Unaffordable Than You Think, In 6 Charts | Christopher Mathias | Posted 04.25.2014 | Business

We knew it was bad, but not this bad. Rents in New York City have skyrocketed over the past decade while New Yorkers' incomes have fallen, creatin...

Michael McLaughlin

DEFEATED | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 09.11.2013 | New York

In a stunning rebuke, former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer lost his bid to become the Democratic nominee for city comptroller. Poll results Tuesday n...

Mark Blumenthal

Final NYC Mayoral Polls Confirm Bill De Blasio's Lead | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 09.09.2013 | Politics

The final round of polls in New York City's mayoral race confirm a dominant front runner in Public Advocate Bill de Blasio but leave much uncertainty ...

POLL: Spitzer, Stringer In Dead Heat

Posted 09.04.2013 | New York

With less than a week left before election day, the race for the Democratic nomination for New York City comptroller, is "too close to call." The l...

Michael McLaughlin

Spitzer Has BIG Lead ... Or Does He? | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 08.30.2013 | New York

A new poll showing Eliot Spitzer with a sizable lead over Scott Stringer in the New York City comptroller’s race conflicts with two other polls rele...

Ariel Edwards-Levy

Race For NYC Comptroller Narrows Dramatically | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 08.15.2014 | New York

With less than two weeks till New York City's primary elections, Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer has gained significant ground in the Democ...

Joy Resmovits

Eliot Spitzer Wants To Audit Standardized Testing | Joy Resmovits | Posted 08.28.2013 | Politics

NEW YORK -- Two weeks before the New York City primary, former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer (D) plans to wade into the complicated world of education p...

Michael McLaughlin

EXCLUSIVE: Stringer Didn't Pay Taxes On Failed Bar For Years | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 08.27.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- Scott Stringer, a candidate for New York City comptroller, and his friends failed to pay more than $6,000 in taxes and fines for 10 years ...

Michael McLaughlin

Exclusive: Stringer Proposes IT Czar To Save Billions On Tech Projects | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 08.28.2013 | New York

To avoid the inflated budgets that have cost city taxpayers hundreds of millions on tech projects in recent years, New York City comptroller candidate...

WATCH: Spitzer Will Work For A Dollar A Year

Posted 08.22.2013 | New York

Eliot Spitzer said he'll work as New York City comptroller for only $1 a year--the same salary as Mayor Michael Bloomberg. Spitzer was asked Thurs...

Michael McLaughlin

Spitzer Ally Backtracks And Endorses Comptroller Rival | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 08.20.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- Former New York Gov. David Paterson on Tuesday cleared up his awkward endorsement of Scott Stringer in the New York City comptroller campa...

PHOTO: Paper Endorses Spitzer's Opponent

Posted 08.17.2013 | New York

The New York Post endorsed Scott Stringer on Saturday for New York City comptroller by pillorying his opponent, former New York governor Eliot Spitzer...

WATCH: Weiner Scoffs At Spitzer Question

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 08.13.2013 | Politics

New York City Mayoral Candidate Anthony Weiner (D) dismissed a question Monday involving New York City Comptroller candidate Eliot Spitzer and his 200...

Michael McLaughlin

Spitzer, Stringer Race Gets Even Uglier With First Debate | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 08.09.2013 | New York

The harsh campaign between Democrats Eliot Spitzer and Scott Stringer for New York City comptroller dove deeper into negative territory during their f...

Pastors Endorse Spitzer

Posted 08.08.2013 | New York

Eliot Spitzer gained an unlikely group of endorsees Thursday in his run for New York City comptroller: Dozens of city pastors, most of whom represent ...