A judge in Manhattan Supreme Court has ruled that the Civilian Complaint Review Board must release information about substantiated charges involving the police officer who was filmed deploying what appeared to be a chokehold around Eric Garner’s neck in an effort to bring him to the ground.
Deputy Fire Chief Paul Mannix, the outspoken, longtime head of the anti-affirmative-action group Merit Matters, permanently disbanded the orga…
Unions representing staffers at the City University of New York and State University of New York urged Governor Cuomo last week to sign a bill that would require the state to maintain funding levels for rising administrative costs, instead of taking that money from tuition increases.
Two unions suing the Federal government over a massive data breach have few legal landmarks to guide them and may face an uphill battle, experts said last week, though judges may be more sympathetic today than they were several years ago.
A drop in the inflation rate means the 2-percent annual cap on property-tax increases will really be 0.73 percent next year, causing new problems for already strapped municipalities, State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli announced last week.
Police Commissioner William J. Bratton said last week that he would not go the distance with Mayor de Blasio should he be elected to a second term.
As it released data saying that violent incidents and arrests were becoming less common in city schools, the de Blasio administration said it would begin adopting recommendations to make the school climate better by relying upon fewer arrests, suspensions and summonses.
After a wage board appointed by Governor Cuomo recommended that the hourly wage for fast-food workers should rise in increments to $15, the pr…
A four-year-old entering pre-kindergarten when the Federal government last overhauled its education policies could start college this fall as …
Teachers are starting to feel a little better about their profession after their first full year under Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña, according to a survey released last week by the Department of Education.
A new indictment released last week in the Dean Skelos & Son corruption case shows the former State Senate Republican Leader coming to Adam Skelos’s defense after the young man threatened a supervisor who called him on his failure to show up for work.
The Board of Certification this month provided another setback to efforts by the Health and Hospitals Corporation Police Benevolent Association to poach Special Officers represented by Teamsters Local 237.
A former city cop was convicted last week of a scheme to defraud auto-insurance companies through a series of false claims.
City Comptroller Scott Stringer and State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli were two of 13 public-pension leaders who July 21 urged the Securities and Exchange Commission to adopt rules to require more transparency from private equity managers when disclosing fees and expenses to limited partners.
He may be riding high in the presidential polls of Republican voters, but three former elected officials, including a prominent GOPer, said July 21 that Donald Trump had stuck a fork in himself by deriding the legitimacy of U.S. Sen. John McCain’s status as a war hero.