Friday, August 22, 2014

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In the wake of recent reports about abuse and violence at Rikers Island, the City Council this week passed a bill requiring the Correction Department to provide more information about inmates in solitary confinement.

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Public Advocate Tests Proposed Police Body Cameras

The city's public advocate is calling for a new pilot program to equip some police officers with body cameras. On Thursday, NY1 tested the technology with her during a stroll around City Hall.

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Teachout Clears Second Hurdle to Appear on Primary Ballot

A Fordham Law School professor on Wednesday won the second round of her court battle with Governor Andrew Cuomo, who was trying to have her thrown off the primary ballot, saying she fails to meet the residency requirement to run. Updated 08/20/2014 09:30 PM


Cuomo's Running-Mate Announces 100K Signatures for Women's Equality Party Line

As Governor Andrew Cuomo tries to knock his female opponent off the Democratic primary ballot, he is preparing to run for re-election on the new Women's Equality Party ballot line. Cuomo's running-mate, Kathy Hochul, appeared with supporters at City Hall—including former City Council Speaker Christine Quinn—to announce that 100,000 New Yorkers signed petitions backing the party. 08/19/2014 08:53 PM

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