Mayor Bloomberg is obsessed with data, and now that data is showing a city administration in a slump, Sam Roberts reports.
After David Weprin pulled out of a debate last night, a local paper ran the headline–“Weprin to Middle Village, Maspeth, Glendale & Ridgewood — DROP DEAD.”
Weprin read law books aloud to his Hofstra law school classmate David Paterson when both were students there to help the partially-blind future governor navigate his way through school.
Bloomberg is set to testify in the upcoming Haggerty trial.
Hurricane Irene stuck the city with a $7-$13 billion bill.
The storm was the biggest deployment of New York National Guard troops since 9/11.
People who lived and worked as far north as Canal Street on 9/11 will be eligible to receive compensantion for illnesses brought on by the attacks, under expanded guidelines announced by the federal government yesterday.
The Times praises Scott Stringer’s report on the way that the City Council distributes member item money, and encourages reform.
Queens Councilman Ruben Wills has been stonewalling the Manhattan D.A.
A Fifth Avenue panhandler is allowed to panhandle on, a judge has ruled.
Tom DiNapoli’s office has rejected a $27 million contract with News Corporation to build a data system for tracking student performance due to the phone-hacking scandal.
News Corp’s foray into the education business is under the purview of Joel Klein.
A rookie Bronx judge keeps letting offenders go free.
The Post approves of how Bloomberg handled the hurricane.
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