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On Sunday night, Columbia College Student Council voted to send a letter to local New York City government representatives in support of improved gun control policy after Sam Hysa, a student from Parkland, wrote to CCSC asking whether Columbia students would be willing to participate in gun control ...
The Columbia College Student Council voted to send a letter to local New York City government representatives in support of improved gun control policy at Sunday night's general body meeting. The letter advocates for more policies that would make school campuses safer, but does not recommend any ...

A hug counts as sexual harassment, the New York City government said in an April 4 press release. The New York City Commission on Human Rights launched a new ad campaign to fight sexual harassment in the workplace, according to the Wednesday release. The bilingual Spanish-English campaign posters feature ...
As a city, we preach women's equality in the workplace, but we do not lead by example. It's time to put our money where our values are. In 2016, my office released a report addressing the wage gap between men and women in New York City. We discovered that women earn approximately $5.8 billion less ...
Brown said the city will deploy the initiative across all NYC government agencies' public WiFi networks by the end of the year. The city is working in partnership with Global Cyber Alliance, an international cybersecurity group that combats cybercrime. The NYC Secure initiative will cost the city $5 million ...
New York City government took another step forward in its ongoing push for transparency in how its services operate yesterday, this time with the unveiling of a website that tracks the performance of MTA buses. The dashboard measures and displays some pretty bedrock statistics about bus performance ...

Most New York City government jobs “are part of the competitive class, which requires permanent appointment through taking and passing a competitive civil service examination,” according to NYC.gov. If you see a New York state government job, “you will most likely have to take a civil service exam ...
This news comes after it was announced in August 2017 that New York City government would create a nightlife office and nightlife task force. As stated last year, the nightlife mayor's main role will be to act as a go-between for the council and those who work in the nighttime economy in the city. In an official ...
DoITT is the technology core of New York City government, working with over 100 city agencies and entities to deliver the tech they need to serve and empower New Yorkers. DoITT's technology solutions help keep the five boroughs safe, strong, and vibrant. For more information, visit nyc.gov/DoITT or visit ...
A paper in this vein published on March 5th pores over a dataset released by New York City's government covering more than 1bn cab rides between 2009 and 2014. David Finer, a graduate student at University of Chicago's Booth School of Business, analysed trips connecting the headquarters of big banks and the ...
It would not be in GrubHub's interest to increase projected delivery times to accommodate regular bike usage–as representatives from the New York City government have suggested they should–because they will lose customer loyalty. “E-bikes are a faster, more efficient way to deliver food, and, from that ...
There is no indication now that the president himself is taking a close interest in improving NYCHA or Rikers. But by dropping Trump's name, Cuomo appears to be making a point at de Blasio's expense. That is, even the Trump White House would better manage major parts of New York City's government ...
With more of these facts now plainly out in the open, how is it possible that New York City's government and elected officials continue giving Uber and Lyft a free pass when it comes to the regulations already faced by the taxi industry? How do they allow drivers to be underpaid and the public overcharged?
In the New York City government, women are still largely underrepresented. Women's History Month reminds us that we have come a long way, but the battle is still far from over. Opinions expressed on the editorial pages are not necessarily those of WSN, and our publication of opinions is not an ...
Recruited to New York City government in the late 1960s by the administration of Mayor John V. Lindsay, Mr. Weinstein joined several like-minded young colleagues in a new Urban Design Group within the Department of City Planning. Their goal was to tailor zoning regulations to a neighborhood's unique ...
If elected lieutenant governor, Williams said he would focus on many of the issues he's been working on now in New York City government. Housing and homelessness would be a priority. He noted that there is an upstate-downstate coalition forming to address the homelessness problem, especially in ...
All other NYC Government buildings have metal detectors and armed security, including Tweed, the New York City Department of Education's central office, as well as City Hall and each Borough Hall. Community Education Council 31's Comprehensive Safety and Security Proposal was passed in 2013 ...

The New York City government has reached a settlement with plaintiffs attorneys in a suit challenging the police department's retention of seized cash and property in criminal cases in which the city has agreed to implement a set of reforms. The plaintiffs, who are represented by The Bronx Defenders and ...
Trump and his ghostwriter Tony Schwartz portrayed the Wollman Rink episode in their 1987 book "The Art of the Deal" as the triumph of private enterprise over a cumbersome government. When New York City's government closed the Wollman Rink in 1980 for renovations, it could have been a simple job.
Stossel: NYC Government Traumatizes Gun Owners. New York City arrests people who travel with guns–even when they notify and follow all TSA rules and have a valid gun license from their home state. John Stossel & Maxim Lott | August 8, 2017. EMAIL · SHARE · Facebook; Twitter; Tumblr; StumbleUpon; Digg; Delicious ...
Did you see the $2 million dollar bathroom? That's what New York City government spent to build a "comfort station" in a park. I went to look at it. There were no gold-plated fixtures. It's just a little building with four toilets and four sinks. I asked park users, "What do you think that new bathroom cost?".
The city's poverty rate dropped to 43.5 percent in 2016—a 1.6 percent decrease from the 45.1 recent rate in 2014, according to the annual New York City Government Poverty Measure report prepared by the Mayor's Office for Economic Opportunity (NYC Opportunity). And the number of New Yorkers who ...
One commissioner got a judgeship. Another was made an adviser to a mayoral commission. Several other top officials have retired, resigned or received new jobs elsewhere in New York City government. No matter how deep the scandal or level of scrutiny, one thing rarely, if ever, happens publicly to a ...


 

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