There is a reason why the Occupy movement began in NYC–among the 1 percent of American households with the highest income, 13 percent live in the New York metropolitan area, with 4.4 percent living in Manhattan, Sam Roberts reports.
Community Board 1 approved a resolution requiring the protesters to arrange access to rest rooms even at night, and to limit their incessant daily drumming to two hours.
Minority lawmakers and union leaders called for a millionaire’s tax.
Ex-cons fresh out of Rikers seem to be heading to Zuccotti Park. The frustrated organizers said they’re brainstorming how to launch a protest within the protest to target the drunken, stoned layabouts, The Post colorfully reports.
One rogue Brooklyn cop only stood to gain $6,000 from the scheme, and his fellow cops were slated to get even less.
Dean Skelos and Alec Baldwin traded barbs over the millionaire’s tax.
The largest health insurer in New York, United Health/Oxford, became the first company to drop a fight to keep its filings for rate increases secret, putting pressure on other insurance carriers to follow suit rather than keep battling against state regulators pressing for disclosure.
Mayor Bloomberg is pushing a project that would extend the 7 train to New Jersey.
Cas Holloway intimated that city workers will have to start paying for their health care.
There are delays in the trials of those accused of bilking the city through the CityTime contract scandal.
An advisory committee is likely to miss its deadline on the safety of hydrofracking by months.
Clergy from George Carlin’s former church resist naming a street after him.
As international trade has accelerated in the last four decades, no state has lost more of its ability to make things or gained more through exporting ideas and professional services than New York has, Patrick McGeehan reports.
Former employees are suing the Waldorf-Astoria, alleging age and race bias.
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