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Press coverage during 2012 of DC 37's White Papers and related issues from NYC and NYS media.



Dec. 28, 2012
  DC 37 Leader: Not Giving Up on Pact With Mayor
By David Sims
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Dec. 28, 2012
  DC 37 Joins TWU And CWA '1180' in Backing Kurland for Council
By David Sims
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Dec. 26, 2012
  OTB, still dead
Editorial
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Dec. 23, 2012
  From Crown Heights brutality to $500M CityTime fraud, Juan Gonzalez recalls 25 years of his greatest scandalous scoops
By Juan Gonzalez
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Dec. 21, 2012
  WTC Workers Vulnerable To 3 Particular Cancers
By Sarah Dorsey
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Dec. 21, 2012
  Cuomo Again Vetoes Health Coverage For Retired OTB Staff
By Richard Steirer
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Dec. 21, 2012
  Letter: OTB Aid Scratched Again
By Michael Mellon
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Dec. 21, 2012
  More mobile libraries on the way for Rockaway
By Lisa Colangelo
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Dec. 19, 2012
  Study belies GZ cancers
By Josh Margolin
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Dec. 18, 2012
  CIVIL SERVICE: Gov. Cuomo says 'no dice' to a bill to bring a successful upstate OTB operation to New York City
By Lisa Colangelo
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Dec. 18, 2012
  New city OTB bid is a loser
By Eric Kriss
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Dec. 17, 2012
  DC 37 Files Grievance On Absences Due to 'Sandy'
By David Sims
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Dec. 13, 2012
  Hurricane Sandy's Effects Leave Some Municipal Workers as Refugees, Too
By David Chen
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Dec. 13, 2012
  Court of Appeals ruling makes it easier for ailing 9/11 first responders to collect more generous pensions
By Glenn Blain
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Dec. 9, 2012
  Nearly two years after Zadroga bill signed, Ground Zero workers and others sickened or injured in 9/11 attacks haven't been paid
By Susan Edelman
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Dec. 5, 2012
  Your tax dollars pay Hudson Yards' debt, thanks to Mayor Bloomberg
By Juan Gonzalez
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Dec. 5, 2012
  Anger at muni parking-rate rise
By Sally Goldenberg
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Dec. 3, 2012
  EMS Unions: Worked 'Sandy' Shorthanded To Save on Overtime
By Sarah Dorsey
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Dec. 3, 2012
  Could Be Months Until Damaged DC 37 HQ Is Back Fully Running
By David Sims
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Dec. 3, 2012
  Order City to Release More-Critical Draft Of Report on 911 System
By Sarah Dorsey
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Dec. 2, 2012
  MTA penalizing office workers who failed to make it to work in Sandy aftermath
By Pete Donohue
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Nov. 30, 2012
  The Road to Jobs and Economic Growth
By Lee A Saunders
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Nov. 29, 2012
  Lillian Roberts re-elected for a fifth term as Executive Director of District Council 37, AFSCME
By David Seifman
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Nov. 27, 2012
  City workers still reeling from Hurricane Sandy
By Lisa Colangelo
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Nov. 25, 2012
  Paramedics union demands FDNY's EMS chief resign over Sandy fiasco
By Edelman & Harshbarger
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Nov. 20, 2012
  Small businesses, nonprofit groups that endured superstorm Sandy are now fighting insurance companies
By Juan Gonzalez
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Nov. 19, 2012
  City's swamped call center failed as lifeline for Sandy's victims
By Kirstan Conley & Chuck Bennett
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Nov. 18, 2012
  City Law Dept. staffers' time missed during Hurricane Sandy to come out of vacation days
By Reuven Blau and Bill Hutchinson
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Nov. 11, 2012
  Hosp union's griping drama
By David Seifman
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Nov. 11, 2012
  NYC plans $1.7B budget cut with loss of 2,000 city workers and price increase for school lunches, parking fees
By Erin Durkin
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Nov. 11, 2012
  FDNY Commissioner Salvatore Cassano on Hurricane Sandy response: 'I've always been proud... but this brought it to an even higher level'
By Joe Kemp
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Nov. 9, 2012
  Queens tops the city in downed tree woes after Superstorm Sandy
By Lisa Colangelo
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Nov. 8, 2012
  Suit Filed Against Queens Library - Queens Tribune NEWS
By Joe Marvilli
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November 6, 2012   Radio Ad: DC 37 Executive Director, Lillian Roberts urges members to vote on Nov. 6, 2012
By DC 37
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Nov. 6, 2012
  DC 37 on Receiving End Of Hurricane Sandy's Wallop
By David Sims
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Nov. 5, 2012
  More than 40 corpses subjected to Sandy's wrath inside Bellevue Hospital's morgue
By Heidi Evans
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Nov. 2, 2012
  Don't make us pay for Sandy: city workers
By Lisa Colange and Tina Moore
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Nov. 1, 2012
  Queens Library Guild sues library trustees
By Stephon Johnson
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Oct. 30, 2012
  911 System Swamped
By Sean Gardiner and Michael Howard Saul
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Oct. 23, 2012
  Union slaps Queens Library with lawsuit for Board of Trustees meeting minutes
By Lisa Colangelo
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Aug. 2, 2012
  Parking system could go private
By Michael Gannon
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July 31, 2012
  Union opposes New York City plan to privatize parking system
By Angy Altamirano
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July 31, 2012
  Bloomberg wants to privatize parking meters so the city can lose money like Chicago
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July 31, 2012
  Staten Island union leader joins protest: Don't make public parking a private enterprise
By Jillian Jorgensen  
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July 30, 2012
  Bloomberg, Liu Disagree On Parking Privatization
Daily Politics Blog by James Arkin
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July 30, 2012
  NYC extends deadline for first step in parking meter contract
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July 30, 2012
  Video: NY1 Online - Opponents Claim Privatized City Parking Meters Could Cost Jobs
By NY1 News
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July 30, 2012
  Privatizing City Parking. Take Two
By Zachary Stieber
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July 30, 2012
  Park privatization elsewhere
Op Ed by NYC Comptroller John Liu
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July 27, 2012
  Radio Show: Is the City really thinking of privatizing the City Park system?
Rebecca Myles interview with NYC Traffic Employees Local 1455 Pres. Michale DeMarco
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July 13, 2012
  Trades Unions Prevail As Mayor is Ruled Wrong on Wage Shift
By David Sims
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July 12, 2012
  Hewlett-Packard got a $6 million no-bid contract to work on New York's 911 system, even though City Controller John Liu said the company already had millions in cost overruns
By Tina Moore
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July 10, 2012
  Feds probing NYC Housing Authority secret report that cost $10 million
By Greg B. Smith
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July 10, 2012
  New York City plans to pay NASA $13 million to see if it can fix the city's troubled emergency communication system
By Tina Moore
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July 10, 2012
  Political Spending by Unions Far Exceeds Direct Donations
By Tom McGinty and Brody Mullins
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July 10, 2012
  Video: AFSCME MOCKS 'The Boehner Bunch' in New Video
Democratic Underground.com
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July 7, 2012
  Liu turn! Comptroller scraps pension plan
By Carl Campanile
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July 6, 2012
  Saunders Seeks Unity For AFSCME's Outside Battles
By David Sims
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July 6, 2012
  Budget Saves Fire Cos., Adds Child-Related Funds
By David Sims
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July 6, 2012
  Unions: Upholding Of Health-Care Law Is Huge for Us, Obama
By David Sims
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July 6, 2012
  Mike loses labor fight in court
By David Seifman and Dareh Gregorian
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July 5, 2012
  End Game: Liu Scores One On Prevailing Wage
By Celeste Katz
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July 5, 2012
  Judge Reverses Mayor on Wages
By Michael Howard Saul
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July 5, 2012
  Fights at NYC pools spark safety concerns
By Ivan Peirera
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July 5, 2012
  Keep Promise to OTB Retirees
By Michael Scanlon (Voice of the People)
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July 2, 2012
  Tax Dept puts heat on cheats
By Sally Goldenberg
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July 2, 2012
  City Agency Admits Illegal Lobby Effort
By Michael Howard Saul
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June 28, 2012
  DC37 pushes people to the primary polls
By Stephon Johnson
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June 28, 2012
  Save the New York Public Library
By Charles War
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June 26, 2012
  Greenfield Hails NYC Budget Deal that Saves Firehouses, Libraries & Child-Care
The Yeshiva World
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June 25, 2012
  City Hall Budget Deal, for Now, Includes Few Layoffs and No Tax Increases
By David W. Chen
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June 25, 2012
  Budget deal saves child care spots, averts school aide layoffs
By Philissa Cramer
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May 30, 2012
  Video: NY1 Online - Labor Leader Pushes Back Against Critics Inside City Hall’s Errol Louis spoke with Lee Saunders, the secretary-treasurer of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees about his new book “The Main Street Moment,” which pushes back against criticism of unions.
Hosted by Errol Louis
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May 20, 2012
  Taxpayers spend $10M on report of NYCHA's woes, but authority's execs keeping it secret
By Greg B. Smith
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May 20, 2012
  Mayor Bloomberg's 911 Call
Editorial
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May 19, 2012
  Mayor Bloomberg's whereabouts during blizzard unclear
By Tina Moore
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May 18, 2012
  DC 37: Fighting to protect jobs, benefits & our communities
By DC 37 Executive Director Lillian Roberts
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May 17, 2012
  Cuomo Pushing City to End Food-Stamp Fingerprinting
By John Eligon
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May 17, 2012
  Temporary justice for DC37 and other unions against city
By Stephon Johnson
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May 17, 2012
  HIT WITH AN 858G LESSON
By Ben Chapman
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May 17, 2012
  It's your neighbor to the rescue
By Eli Beer
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May 16, 2012
  DC 37 grad program a source of pride
By Stephon Johnson
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May 16, 2012
  Mayor Bloomberg wants to privatize city parking
By Tina Moore
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May 4, 2012
  Push for Felony Status In Social-Service Assaults
By David Sims
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May 4, 2012
  Leibowitz Gets New Term Chairing CLC Retiree Organization
By David Sims
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May 4, 2012
  Editorial: Protect Protective Staff
By Richard Steier
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May 2, 2012
  May Day Demonstrations, traffic jams and arrests
By Andy Newman and Colin Moynihan
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May 2, 2012
  Tens of Thousands Marck in Oakland, New York for May Day
By Allison Kilkenny
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May 2, 2012
  May Day Legacy of Labor, Immigrant Rights Joined by New Generation
By Amy Goodman
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April 27, 2012
  Vallone Joins DC 37 Urging NYPD to Add 500 Civilians
By David Sims
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April 27, 2012
  Local 924 Head: Got Forced Into Generous Award by Bloomberg
By Richard Steier
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April 27, 2012
  City Trades Workers Suing Over Mayor's Prevailing-Wage Shift
By Richard Steier
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April 27, 2012
  Letters to the Editor: Unions Must Wake Up
By Fitz Reid
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April 27, 2012
  Union: 'Finance' Stepped On Our Boots 'Privately'
By David Sims
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April 27, 2012
  Civilianize This: NYPD 'Loses' a Court Order
By Richard Steier
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April 26, 2012
  Mayor Bloomberg hires a technology executive even though the company he used to work for owes the city $500,000...
By Juan Gonzalez
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April 24, 2012
  Social Workers Seek Assault Protection
By Melissa Russo
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April 23, 2012
  Probe eyes 'fraud' in botched 911 fix
By Josh Margolin
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April 23, 2012
  Assaults on Social Service Workers On the Rise: City Agencies
By Annmaire Fertoli
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April 20, 2012
  Denounce Mayor's Shift In Trade-Worker Pay Status As Power Grab
By Richard Steier
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April 20, 2012
  Governor Hosing OTB Retirees
By Robert Sica
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April 20, 2012
  Appeals Court Upholds Boost of Nearly 50% In Pay for Laborers
By David Sims
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April 20, 2012
  City Appeals Judge's Order To Release 911 Report
By Sarah Dorsey
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April 20, 2012
  Executive Power Grabs
By Richard Steier
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April 20, 2012
  The Queens Library: an endangered jewel
By Karl Meyer
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April 20, 2012
  Union suing in pay snub
By David Seifman
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April 18, 2012
  Union Workers Demand NYPD Give Desk Jobs To Civilians, Increase Number Of Patrol Officers
By NY 1
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April 17, 2012
  Union says NYPD clerical jobs should go to civilians; backs Councilman's effort to get desk cops out on the streets
By Lisa Colangelo
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April 17, 2012
  A call to put 500 more NYPD officers back on the streets
By Alison Bowen
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April 16, 2012
  City Settles Lawsuit That Claimed Bias and Retaliation
By Benjamin Weiser
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April 16, 2012
  Controller finds flaws in property assessments
By Clare Trapasso
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April 16, 2012
  In Schools Cut by the City Ax, Students Bleed
By Michael Powell
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April 14, 2012
  Mayor Bloomberg rightly takes power to set wages for some city workers away from city controller
Editorial
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April 14, 2012
  '$eizing' comptrol
By David Seifman
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April 13, 2012
  Cheating OTB Retirees
By DC 37 Retirees Association Pres. Stuart Leibowitz
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April 13, 2012
  With City Appeal, 911 Report Remains Secret
By Michael Howard Saul
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April 11, 2012
  Library Lends Out E-Readers
By Jennifer Maloney
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April 9, 2012
  Judge Tells Bloomberg to Release 911 Report
By David Halbfinger
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April 9, 2012
  Food Stamps Helped Reduce Poverty Rate, Study Finds
By Sabrina Tavernise
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April 9, 2012
  Libraries Rethink Their Role
By Jennifer Maloney
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April 7, 2012
  Mayor refuses to release 911 system report, but court date looms
By David Seifman
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April 06, 2012
  Money to Pay Health Costs for OTB Staff A Budget Casualty
By Richard Steier
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April 5, 2012
  Washington Hts./Inwood overrun with rats
By Douglas Feiden
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April 5, 2012
  The 411 on 911
By Editorial
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April 5, 2012
  Firms Settle With City on Wages
By Michael Howard Saul
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April 4, 2012
  Endless 311 call-waiting
By David Seifman
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April 4, 2012
  Monitor Mark Cohen overseeing FDNY minority hiring charges city $310,000 for services
By John Marzulli
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April 3, 2012
  Mayor Defends Withholding Report on 911 System
By David M. Halbfinger
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April 3, 2012
  Elected Officials Demand Release Of Report On City Emergency Response System
By NY 1
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April 3, 2012
  More alarm bells over city's 911 system
By Josh Margolin
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April 2, 2012
  City tries to squelch 911 disaster report
By Josh Margolin
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April 2, 2012
  NY Pension Cuts Fuel Insurgent Public Employees
By Jon Flanders
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March 29, 2012
  Goldman's deal with union: something for everyone
By Kerber & LaCapra
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March 27, 2012
  Unions make last-minute push for members to join pension plans; those who miss deadline must join Tier VI
By Lisa Colangelo
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March 26, 2012
  GOP's Dem-olition man in Senate
By Fredric Dicker
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March 25, 2012
  NY State cuts public pensions
By G. Dunkel
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March 23, 2012
  Cuomo Undermines Retirement Security
By DC 37 Executive Director Lillian Roberts
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March 22, 2012
  DC 37 goes on the offensive over Tier VI, warns employees of deadline
By Stephon Johnson
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March 12, 2012
  Controversy at the New York Public Library
The Leonard Lopate Show   
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February 22, 2012
  Quinn Highlights Contract Reform At DC 37 Breakfast
By Andrew Hawkins
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February 21, 2012
  Court Keeps City's Homeless Shelters Open to Those Who May Have Options
By Alan Feuer
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February 21, 2012
  Mayor Bloomberg announces new job center at Brooklyn Public Library to assist unemployed
By Reuven Blau and Tina Moore
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