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New York Public Advocate

A Common Sense Idea to Save NYC $20 Million

Richard Robbins | Posted 11.13.2013 | New York
Richard Robbins

The Public Advocate race on the other hand, will surely require a runoff, that could cost $20 million. Here's a simple, common sense idea that could save that money: postpone the Public Advocate runoff, and hold it during the November 5th general election.

A New Vision for New York's Public Advocate

Reshma Saujani | Posted 08.09.2013 | New York
Reshma Saujani

We should be taking up the fight to solve the problems that New Yorkers face, not waiting to deal with their consequences. New Yorkers deserve a Public Advocate that will fight for them and lead their charge, not just pick up their phone call.

Sam Stein

Hedge Funds Continued Investing In Gun Manufacturers Around Time Of Newtown Massacre

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 03.14.2013 | Business

WASHINGTON -- Financial firms and hedge funds invested roughly $79 million in gun manufacturers during the last quarter of 2012 -- a period that inclu...

Does De Blasio Have What It Takes To Be New York City's Mayor?

By Colin Campbell The year: 1980. At stake: the presidency of NYU’s Weinstein Hall dorm. “It was a hotly, hotly contested race,” Public Advo...

Bill de Blasio, John Liu Win Democratic Runoffs

1010wins.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

John Liu and Bill de Blasio won Democratic runoff elections Tuesday for city comptroller and public advocate in an election that attracted little atte...

Mark Green Campaign Ad: "Always There For New Yorkers" (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Mark Green, Democratic politician and president of Air America Radio, is running for NYC Public Advocate, and has a new campaign video out (shot by hi...

Bill De Blasio And Mark Green In Runoff For Public Advocate

New York Times | JULIE BOSMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The Democratic race for public advocate narrowed to two candidates on Tuesday as City Councilman Bill de Blasio and Mark Green, who held the job for s...

New York Elections Decision Day Tip Sheet

New York Times | Michael Barbaro | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

After four years of fund-raising and campaigning, candidates for mayor, comptroller, public advocate, distract attorney and City Council will face Dem...

Mark Green Back On Campaign Trail Despite Vowing Otherwise

New York Times | DAVID W. CHEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Outside the Fairway market on the Upper West Side the other day, not far from the cartons of strawberries and cases of Fiji Water, a voice pleaded for...