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Paying a Price

It wasn't just a case of law-enforcement anger costing Democrats throughout New York State four State Senate seats, a few in the Assembly and two or three congressional seats, if the preliminary …

'Rounding the Corner,' Same as He Ever Was

The contrast between Donald Trump and Joe Biden personally rather than on issues came into focus with the final question of their Oct. 22 debate. Moderator Kristen Welker of NBC asked both men …

One-Sided Jail Report

The monitor overseeing the city jail system has issued a report questioning why, as the inmate population has gone down, use-of-force incidents involving correction officers rose 30 percent. One …

A lawsuit was filed Oct. 26 by the New York Civil Liberties Union and Legal Aid on behalf of 11 people who said they had been victims of police brutality during demonstrations over the past five …

Biden for President

With the nation at a crossroads, we believe it is time for a change in leadership. Joe Biden represents that change, and a chance to restore stability to our country and trust in its institutions …

Bye Bye to Bubba, But Real Boss Still Afloat

The removal of Franklyn "Bubba" Paige as president of Lifeguards Local 461 of District Council 37 under a ruling by its national union's Judicial Panel was a heartening victory for activists in the …

Solution in UFT/City Pay Beef Relatively Painless

When Mayor de Blasio and the United Federation of Teachers announced a nine-year contract deal May 1, 2014, it was clear it had solved serious problems for both sides. The union had finally …

In the wake of the arbitration award that allowed the de Blasio administration to delay by nine months half of its $900-million payment covering retroactive wages to United Federation of Teachers …

An Essential Class?

A new class of NYPD recruits scheduled to enter the Police Academy this month seems caught in a fall breeze, blowing in and out of the budget picture. On Oct. 6, Police Commissioner Dermot Shea told …

As this newspaper went to press early on Oct. 9 because of Columbus Day, it was still uncertain whether common sense would prevail in Washington, D.C. and a stimulus bill that would provide needed …

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