These organizations offer help and advice to people fighting a bad rap sheet: Continue Reading
In Albany, only a handful of legislators have tried to get government to fix its own mistakes.
One of every two people at Rikers Island has mistakes on their record. Frank Murphy is working to correct them, one by one. Continue Reading
Kevin Cleare marched from a police precinct to district attorneys' offices to courthouses in an effort to clear up mistakes that had somehow burrowed deep into his criminal record history. Continue Reading
New York's law enforcement system is great at arresting people, but lousy at keeping track of how the records of those encounters are handled. Continue Reading
On key rent-regulation issues—vacancy bonuses, preferential rents, individual apartment improvements, major capital improvements—it will remain unclear for a few weeks what the administration's specific "ask" will be. Continue Reading
"This is not a conflict between a religious group's right to run a discriminatory parade and pro-LGBT advocates' demand to enter it. It's the encroachment of the religious right into the public life of the city." Continue Reading
The state's Public Service Commission on Thursday delayed its vote on the proposed Comcast-Time Warner merger and is likely to decide on the deal next month. Continue Reading