After Mayor Pledges ‘Due Process,’ NYPD Renews Aggressive Nuisance Abatement Enforcement

photo by Kevin Case/cc/flickr

After Mayor Pledges ‘Due Process,’ NYPD Renews Aggressive Nuisance Abatement Enforcement by Sarah Ryley for ProPublica and Sarah Smith, ProPublica, Oct. 13, 2016, 10:03 a.m. The New York Police Department has continued some of the most controversial elements of its nuisance abatement program, including its practice of seeking temporary orders that force people from their businesses and homes before they have had the chance to be heard in court. In an analysis of 150 nuisance abatement cases filed over the past six months, The Daily News and ProPublica found that police have sought scores of temporary closing orders as the […]

Read more

UPDATED: Experience voting difficulties?: NY Comptroller Wants Your Stories

Art via algotruneman/openclipart

IMPORTANT UPDATE** Remember Stringer is a Clinton delegate. [su_button url=”https://comptroller.nyc.gov/nyc-primary-day/” target=”blank” style=”noise” background=”#000000″ color=”#fffcfc” size=”17″ wide=”yes” center=”yes” icon=”icon: bank” text_shadow=”3px 3px 4px #000000″ rel=”lightbox”]To tell the Comptroller’s Office your story about issues at the polls, please click here.[/su_button] Primary day voting was a messy and controversial affair in New York. With both voter disenfranchisement and voter purging on the minds of many furious New Yorkers, Comptroller Scott Stringer has announced an audit of the New York City Board of Elections. Stringer, however, is a Clinton delegate, leading many to question whether the audit could possibly cast the Clinton political machine […]

Read more
1 2 3 37