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New York voters approve charter revisions on elections, budget and police oversight

Voters re-elected a suite of Democratic incumbents and career politicians on Tuesday—and ushered in changes to the city charter that could have major ramifications for the business community. Public... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkNov 8th, 2019

De Blasio cuts $1B from police budget, City Council calls for more

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a completed  that will shave $1 billion off the New York  Police Department's $11 billion budget and reinvest that money in youth services and public housing. The... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJul 2nd, 2020

Council passes austere budget that cuts $1B from NYPD

New York City lawmakers approved an early Wednesday that will to education and social services in the coming year, acknowledging protesters' demands to cut police spending — but falling short of... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJul 2nd, 2020

A city without an income tax: How COVID-19 could impact Beavercreek"s budget

Until voters approve a municipal income tax levy, Beavercreek city services remain funded primarily by property owners......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 3rd, 2020

State sees 18,000 fewer Republican voters registered

New York's beleaguered Republican Party is seeing a decreasing number of registered voters. The latest state Board of Elections data shows the state's GOP has seen a drop of over 18,000 Republican... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkNov 8th, 2019

New York City voters approve ‘rainy-day fund’ to ease recession

New York voters approved a measure to create a city savings account to help shield its 8.4 million residents from the need for tax hikes and program cuts during the next economic downturn......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 6th, 2019

Capitol Report: Trump could shoot someone, and police couldn’t investigate it, lawyer says

President Trump famously said during the 2016 campaign that he could shoot somebody in the middle of 5th Avenue, New York, and he wouldn’t lose any voters. Apparently, if his lawyer is to be believed, he wouldn’t go to jail, either......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 23rd, 2019

Capitol Report: President Trump could shoot someone, and police couldn’t investigate it, lawyer says

President Trump famously said during the 2016 campaign that he could shoot somebody in the middle of 5th Avenue, New York, and he wouldn’t lose any voters. Apparently, if his lawyer is to be believed, he wouldn’t go to jail, either......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 23rd, 2019

As Elections Loom, Australian Government Tries Tax Cuts

Australia’s conservative government, trailing the center-left opposition in the polls, proposed tax cuts in its annual budget as it seeks to win back voters ahead of elections that must be called by early next year......»»

Category: topSource: wsjMay 8th, 2018

Election 2018 Digital Misinformation Roundup

The midterm elections are 17 days away. Here is a collection of coverage from The New York Times and elsewhere on efforts to mislead voters on social media and the wider internet......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytOct 21st, 2018

Upstate candidate"s wife claims Manhattan condo as primary residence

It has become standard in competitive elections in New York to check candidates' property-tax breaks for evidence that they are living somewhere other than where voters might think. So it should come... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkOct 26th, 2018

Election 2018 Misinformation Roundup: ‘Problematic’ Text Messages and Doctored Mailers

Midterm elections are seven days away. Here’s a collection of coverage from The New York Times and elsewhere on outreach efforts that have been misleading voters......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytOct 30th, 2018

The godmother of good government

Betsy Gotbaum harnesses her many decades of civil service—and a killer Rolodex—to steward fair elections After a nearly 40-year career serving four mayors, running the New York Police Foundation,... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkDec 18th, 2018

Tighter economic development rules included in Cuomo budget

After a pair of high-profile corruption trials ending in convictions for two of Gov. Andrew Cuomo's top advisers, the Democrat is proposing tighter oversight of New York state's economic development... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJan 21st, 2019

Deep red Missouri becomes 38th state to approve Medicaid expansion under Obamacare

Voters made Missouri the 38th state to approve expanding Medicaid health care coverage to thousands more low-income adults.Voters made Missouri the 38th state to approve expanding Medicaid health care coverage to thousands more low-income adults......»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneAug 5th, 2020

Progressive challenger Cori Bush defeats 10-term incumbent Lacy Clay and voters approve Medicaid expansion in Missouri

David A. Lieb/AP Photo In a major upset, activist, nurse, and pastor, Cori Bush won her second attempt to win.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 5th, 2020

Cincinnati City Council members approve new plan to fund the Cincinnati Bell Connector streetcar

A supermajority of City Council members gave initial approval Monday to a new plan to restart the Cincinnati Bell Connector with passengers, moving money around within the budget to fund it for the rest of the fiscal year......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 3rd, 2020

Google rejects ad depicting police violence aimed at persuading black voters

The ad, part of a campaign sponsored by Priorities USA and Color of Change, is aimed at mobilizing voters of color ahead of the November election......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJul 28th, 2020

Google rejects ad depicting police violence aimed at mobilizing black voters

The ad, part of a campaign sponsored by Priorities USA and Color of Change, is aimed at mobilizing voters of color ahead of the November election......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJul 28th, 2020

Tech CEO Fahim Saleh’s personal assistant arrested in gruesome slaying

New York City police suspect the stabbing and dismemberment of the 33-year-old entrepreneur was related to stolen money......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJul 17th, 2020

BitLicense Recipients

A list of all New York Department of Financial Service BitLicense and limited purpose trust charter recipients......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskJul 15th, 2020