New York is set to receive another $2.3 billion in extra Medicaid dollars thanks to the Supreme Court’s decision.
Mike Long: “If the state Republican Party was where the national party is, we’d be out of business.”
In an effort to increase transparency of the member item process, Dan Garodnick is posting copies of all the letters pleading for cash he received and all the meetings his office had with lobbyists and advocates seeking funding.
Ydanis Rodriguez held a rally calling on the Board of Elections to explain why the vote counting in the Rangel/Espaillat race was going so slowly.
Chris Christie and Andrew Cuomo are trying to wrest control of the 9/11 Memorial from Mike Bloomberg and the dispute has led to the stalling out of construction around the site.
Mike Bloomberg blasted the judges who allowed a 14-year-old with a rap sheet caught carrying a loaded gun to walk free.
The City Council voted to override Mayor Bloomberg’s veto of living wage laws.
The City Council approved a new zoning resolution to limit the size of big banks on major thoroughfares.
Due to the state’s new property tax cap, a third of school districts around New York are facing financial insolvency.
A federal appeals court panel ruled that New York City’s taxi system complied with federal disabilities law, rebuffing a class-action suit brought by advocates for disabled passengers that had threatened to jumble an already uncertain future for the city’s taxicabs, Matt Flegenheimer reports.
A new survey of retired police officers reveals that that they often manipulated statistics to artificially reduce crime rates.
Joe Hynes is receiving more scrutiny for his handling of abuse cases.
At the re-opening of McCarren Pool, one resident said, “Williamsburg is famously hipsterish, sneering and ironic, but there’s nothing ironic about this.”
The GOP thinks the Supreme Court’s health care ruling will help them win down ballot races.
Bobby Jindal vowed to keep Obamacare out of Louisiana.
Individual components of the law remain overwhelmingly popular, even if the law itself is not: “Blame for this morbid condition belongs to the Democrats who passed the measure and promptly ran away from their own achievement as though they had invented a virus, not a vaccine, Michael Hiltzik writes.
Congress is poised to vote on a massive transportation and student loan bill.
Adam Liptak on what was motivating John Roberts.
The court decided that states can opt out of the Obamacare Medicaid expansion program, since the court said the federal government can’t penalize them by withholding all Medicaid funding, meaning that the poorest may still not be covered.
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