The launch of the seven-month public review process starts the clock toward the likely rezoning of 14 blocks along the Bay Street corridor.
Are defendants in Brooklyn getting a fairer shake thanks to the reforms already undertaken?
And the advocates that often prod the city’s Department of Environmental Protection to act faster to address pollution support the move. Sort of.
The House is considering tinkering with how the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program calculates benefits.
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Advocates are pushing back against the MTA’s plan to raise fares next year, saying straphangers shouldn’t be forced to pay more until lawmakers secure a plan to fund improvements for the city’s deteriorating transit system.
The leader of Senate Democrats, who will enjoy a solid majority come January, says she has avoided getting into specifics about what the conference will accomplish in its first months in power.
The sponsor of an Assembly measure that would sharply constrain the use of financial bail says she is optimistic her proposal will become law now that Democrats control the State Senate.
‘Our recommended changes will aim to advance meaningful and substantive remedies that no mainstream politician will currently support. Not because they don’t make sense but because they are too politically charged.’