If it's any consolation for today's umbrella traffic jams and soaked pant-bottoms, New Yorkers can take heart in their city being rainier than most—a fact that is both a bragging right and a major factor in policy discussions about everything from sewage to transit. Continue Reading
In their annual reports, companies like Burger King, Taco Bell and McDonald's seem increasingly concerned about political pressure, union organizing and legal action around the firms' labor practices. Continue Reading
Everything you ever wanted to know about the state of marijuana laws in New York, but were afraid to ask, with Nushin Rashidian of Cannabis Wire and Danny Danko of High Times joining moderator Jarrett Murphy of City Limits. Continue Reading
The New York City Council is expected Tuesday in its response to the mayor's preliminary fiscal year 2016 budget to call for increasing the New York City Police Department's headcount by 1,000 officers.
The police department's headcount is well short of its all-time high. It's also way higher than most law enforcement agencies ... and quite a few militaries. Continue Reading