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New York Attorney General Letitia James today released the following statement after New York and other states suing Purdue Pharma objected to a bonus payment in the millions for the company’s CEO...

Tonya Lewis Taylor will be honored tomorrow for her twenty years of community service by the New York City Council and its Majority Leader Laurie Cumbo.

We are pleased to announce that the...

On Monday, at a press event at New York City Hall, House Small Business Committee Chairwoman Nydia Velázquez (D-NY) and House Democratic Caucus Chairman Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) announced a set...

Elaine Gross, President of ERASE Racism, above, called yesterday on municipal, county, state, and federal governments as well as the real estate industry to address widespread housing...

On Wednesday, November 20, 2019 (TOMORROW), Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. will host his annual Puerto Rican Heritage & Culture Celebration, honoring individuals who have contributed...

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. has issued a new report outlining a set of recommendations aimed at reforming the New York State Lottery to minimize its adverse effects on low-income...

During the Central Park Five fiasco, the establishment New York news media referred to the Exonerated Five (including Dr. Yusef Salaam above)  as a teenage "wolf pack." But Lehman College College...

Former Mayor Michael Bloomberg apparently had a recent epiphany--now that he is about to run for president, as a Democrat--that stop-and-frisk policing was "really wrong."

Rev. Al Sharpton...

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today signed legislation allowing adoptees for the first time to receive a certified copy of their birth certificate when they turn 18-years-old.

This measure (...

Is National Grid "strong-arming" New Yorkers with gas shortages (as winter nears) because their construction plans to build a new pipeline were denied?

Today, New York Attorney General...

Assembly Members Alicia Hyndman and Erik Martin Dilan joined with homeowners and advocates on Tuesday, November 12, 2019, to call on the members of the New York State Assembly and Senate to...

New York Attorney General Letitia James and New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer today announced a settlement totaling almost $3 million with the developers and landlords of a luxury apartment...

Marion Wright Edelman, president of the Children Defense Fund, and a board member of the Robin Hood Foundation.

The Robin Hood Foundation, in collaboration with Columbia University,...

Jumaane Williams. Photo: Facebook

Today's general election will address public policy issues while selecting a small number of office holders. New York will have its first experience with...

What should Black and Brown New Yorkers expect from new NYPD Commissioner Dermot Shea?

The Rev. Sharpton, of the National Action Network, made the following comments in response to the NYPD...

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