Month: November 2017

Assemblywoman wants to review how sexual harassment claims are handled in state government
Featured-Policy

Assemblywoman wants to review how sexual harassment claims are handled in state government

In the wake of the flood of sexual harassment accusations against powerful men in politics, entertainment and media, Assemblywoman Sandy Galef is calling on Gov. Andrew Cuomo to immediately convene a task force charged with reviewing existing policies and making recommendations for a uniform standard to handle claims and investigations […]

Coalition of government watchdogs asks Gov. Cuomo to sign FOIL reform bill
Policy

Coalition of government watchdogs asks Gov. Cuomo to sign FOIL reform bill

A coalition of 20 state and national government watchdogs is calling on Gov. Andrew Cuomo to sign legislation reforming the state’s Freedom of Information Law. The bill, A.2750-a/S.2392-a, would award attorney’s fees to plaintiffs in a FOIL case where a judge determines an agency failed to properly disclose request documents. […]

Letter: De Blasio has nothing to be proud of in his election “win”
Letters

Letter: De Blasio has nothing to be proud of in his election “win”

To the editor: As of November, 2017 there are 4.596,813 active registered voters in New York City. This includes 3,156,031 Democrats; 476,614 Republicans; 814,830 Blanks (no declared party affiliation); 105,023 Independence; 18,379 Conservative; 13,761 Working Family; 7,912 Green; 1,782 Women’s Equality; 258 Reform and 1,319 other registered voters. Out of […]