New York Matters
April 26, 2018
NYPD Blues: De Blasio Takes Over

In 2011, then-New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg got himself in hot water when he declared “I have my own army in the NYPD, which is the seventh biggest army in the world.” It was not—not the seventh biggest and not an army—but Bloomberg was not far off the mark. With a current uniformed strength[…]

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March 20, 2018
Bell Tolls for Cuomo

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has been slowly sinking in his own personal purgatory lately, beset by the corruption trial of a former close aide and a primary challenge from the Left by actress Cynthia Nixon. Things got worse last week when news emerged that a Cuomo-appointed parole board was freeing cop killer Herman Bell. The news sent a shock wave[…]

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The New Tammany Hall: New York in an Age of Corruption

De Blasio, Clinton cronies are carving up the city. Right, developer Bruce Ratner   In New York City, the controversy plagued Atlantic Yards development appears to be heading for trouble again. That could create problems for Mayor Bill de Blasio and presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton. Allies of both Democrats have profited mightily from the project.[…]

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