Tag Archives: Politics

The Camera Comeback
Regreso de los radares

Los conductores tendrán una razón extra para sonreír esta semana: vuelven a la cámara en las zonas escolares. Funcionarios de Nueva York...
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Hurricane Maria death toll officially upped to nearly 3,000
El número de muertos por el huracán María aumentó oficialmente a casi 3,000

El gobernador de Puerto Rico elevó la cifra oficial de muertos por el huracán María de 64 a 2,975, luego de un estudio independiente realizado por...

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UC Recap – August 20 – August 25

If you are like me, then you are suffering from a severe case of Trump fatigue. The man is a straight up sociopath and he is making the rest of...

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Developers spent over $200,000 lobbying for Inwood rezoning: report
Desarrolladores gastaron más de $200,000 dólares en lobbying por la rezonificación: informe

Two housing developers each spent tens of thousands of dollars lobbying the city to move the Inwood rezoning plan forward, according to the Wall Street Journal..
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UC Recap – August 13 – August 18

Even though the Inwood rezoning was approved by the City Council, a significant contingent of people, including many local elected officials, are concerned...
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Primary Election is one month away
Las elecciones primarias están a un mes de distancia

With New York’s primary election one month away, the deadline for voters to register in time to participate is quickly approaching...
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A “Son” named Stanley
Un “hijo” llamado Stanley

Considérela la Casa de Correos Michels ahora. Una oficina de correos local ha cambiado de nombre en honor a un icónico ex concejal de la ciudad...
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Cap on the Cabs
Límite a los taxis

It’s a first brake for the nation. New York became the first city in the country to implement a freeze on new for-hire vehicles (FHV) on Tuesday...
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A Blueprint for Gentrification at its Finest
Un plan para la gentrificación en su máxima expresión

Estoy profundamente preocupado por la decisión de la semana pasada del Concejo de la ciudad de Nueva York de aprobar el plan de...
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“Our Work Is Never Done”
“Seguimos en la lucha”

In the 1980's, I led the negotiations to stop CUNY tuition increases that would hurt low-income students and hinder our success.  Above all things...
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UC Recap – August 6 – August 11

As many of you are already aware, the City Council voted 43-1 (with one abstention) to approve the Inwood Rezoning plan. The fight, however...

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Rezoning Approved
Aprobado

When the City Council voted to approve the Inwood rezoning plan on Wednesday, it capped a tumultuous week marked by protests from community...
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