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Jumaane Williams On Running For Lieutenant Governor And Being a Powerful Activist
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Jumaane Williams On Running For Lieutenant Governor And Being a Powerful Activist

Photo: NY City CouncilFLATBUSH – Jumaane Williams [http://jumaanewilliams.com/], representing the 45th City Council district, is quite hopeful that he’ll become the next lieutenant governor of New York. Williams officially announced his candidacy for lieutenant governor in the last week of February [/williams-lieutenant-governor/], confirming all speculations [/councilmember-jumaane-williams-eyes-position-of-lieutenant-governor/]. Williams was

Save The Swans! Mute Swan’s ‘Death Sentence’ Reversed
Animals

Save The Swans! Mute Swan’s ‘Death Sentence’ Reversed

Photo via Flickr/Caroline Granycome. [https://www.flickr.com/photos/cgranycome/13199335103/in/photolist-m7o3ta-bwTbZM-GNk65h-ekaj6K-kYKLNN-mkD6WL-7qrpYW-e1tTP6-qr7GsY-e1tTPF-8iBFFX-pLFGPo-9YULm2-84FVf9-9YULBP-n8wvLB-61diqi-qr8o6h-eGqUFx-4ukLgN-5SeeSX-5LGWLa-8iBGpr-ePkwiz-7pu9po-qcXcTk-aEwHXS-FqHnYw-m9cKFa-9Kv2HQ-avF5j2-ocW5YU-9Ks4Qg-bAuxVH-qrgb1X-HTVqBv-bXhjeY-bnzwAb-aFGhXc-i8gq2z-bTGKC8-bAuAL4-bAuvSi-bnzHJd-5LGUYr-bnzDuJ-bAuwPB-2mdsni-aFt8rZ-m2rVex] Mute swans have a new look on life now that a

“Full Force of Law” Will Be Used To Address Spike In Hate Crimes, Say Brooklyn DA & Gov
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“Full Force of Law” Will Be Used To Address Spike In Hate Crimes, Say Brooklyn DA & Gov

Photo via Governor Cuomo’s Facebook page [https://www.facebook.com/GovernorAndrewCuomo/].In the wake of a reported spike in hate crimes after last week’s presidential election, local officials are taking action. As first reported by the New York Daily News [http://www.nydailynews.com/news/politics/new-york-state-launches-hotline-discrimination-complaints-article-1.2874631]

Animals

Conservationists Say Plan To Eliminate Sheepshead Bay’s Swans Is Based On ‘Weak’ Science

Swans, geese, and ducks in Sheepshead Bay. (Photo: Alex Ellefson / Sheepshead Bites)Sheepshead Bay’s swans have long been a target for extermination [/and-now-they-want-to-murder-sheepshead-bays-swans/] by the state. But a growing body of prominent environmentalists and conservationists say the evidence against these snow-white waterfowl – an indelible part of the neighborhood’s

Cuomo Announces $20 Billion Affordable Housing Plan At State Of The State Speech
Central Brooklyn

Cuomo Announces $20 Billion Affordable Housing Plan At State Of The State Speech

Governor Andrew Cuomo at his 2016 State of the State speech. (Photo: PROgovernorandrewcuomo [https://www.flickr.com/photos/governorandrewcuomo/23994415209/] / Flickr) Governor Andrew Cuomo rolled out a five-year, $20 billion housing plan during his State of the State speech [https://www.governor.ny.gov/news/governor-cuomo-outlines-2016-agenda-signature-proposals-ensuring-new-york-and-will-continue-be] on Wednesday that promised

Cymbrowitz, Golden Push Insurance Reforms Through Albany To Protect Sandy-Affected Homeowners
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Cymbrowitz, Golden Push Insurance Reforms Through Albany To Protect Sandy-Affected Homeowners

Photo by Leon LipkovichGovernor Andrew Cuomo signed a bill into law [https://www.governor.ny.gov/news/governor-cuomo-signs-legislation-support-homeowners-impacted-superstorm-sandy] Thursday, the third anniversary of Superstorm Sandy, designed to regulate insurance claims related to sewer backups that occur during storms. The law requires the Department of Financial Services to examine and make

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