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Sal F. Albanese
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Sal F. Albanese is an attorney, former New York City Council member, and advocate for electoral and government reform.

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LICH Leftovers

(0) Comments | Posted June 24, 2014 | 1:00 PM

This is the second in a series of posts on the 2013 New York City mayor's race and the issues facing post-Bloomberg New York.

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For years, Long Island College Hospital, a healthcare facility perched on prime Brooklyn real estate overlooking the...

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Swinging for the Fences: How and Why I Decided to Run for Mayor

(0) Comments | Posted June 16, 2014 | 3:28 PM

This is the first in a series of posts on the 2013 New York City mayor's race.

On October 31, 2012, New York City was reeling. Hurricane Sandy had unleashed unprecedented destruction on huge swaths of the five boroughs. In Breezy Point, Queens, dozens of homes burned like islands of...

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Education's Elephant in the Room: Poverty

(0) Comments | Posted May 10, 2013 | 12:16 PM

For the last decade, New York City has been immersed in a debate about how to improve our failing schools. It is a critical discussion that has been derailed by small ideas and counterproductive divisions. School closings and co-locations have pitted parents against administrators. A focus on standardized testing has...

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Fixing Stop and Frisk by Reforming Our Drug Laws

(1) Comments | Posted April 12, 2013 | 3:16 PM

The most divisive issue facing New Yorkers in 2013 is stop and frisk, a tactic used by law enforcement to stop, question, and frisk people suspected of a crime. From Bed-Stuy to the Upper West Side, the single most commonly-asked question as I campaign for mayor is, "How do you...

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