Post Tagged with: "politics"

Writing

‘Hands off our hospital’ is the new normal

One hospital tried to close a campus and got hauled into court by disapproving locals. Another attempted to expand, but neighbors said no way. When it comes to health care, community activism is now standard operating procedure.

June 5, 2014 ×

Writing

Some NY businesses cheer DOMA’s Repeal

Some NY businesses cheer DOMA’s Repeal

The Supreme Court’s ruling brings relief to companies that were compensating employees whose same-sex spouses were taxed for receiving benefits that others enjoyed tax-free.

June 28, 2013 ×

Writing

GOP Mayoral Candidates Debate Paid Sick Leave, Income Inequality

GOP Mayoral Candidates Debate Paid Sick Leave, Income Inequality

Five mayor hopefuls debated critical issues facing the city including paid sick leave and income inequality — as well as the legacy of Rudy Giuliani — at a forum yesterday.

March 8, 2013 ×

Featured, Multimedia

Listen to Me: Brooklynites talk election

Listen to Me: Brooklynites talk election

As a collaboration with the NY City News Service and the PBS NewsHour, we went around the city asking complete strangers three questions.

November 2, 2012 ×

Investigations, Writing

“I Couldn’t Love Him More”: How Romney Steered a Key Olympic Project to a Friend

“I Couldn’t Love Him More”: How Romney Steered a Key Olympic Project to a Friend

Did the Salt Lake deal violate Romney’s own ethics rules?

September 21, 2012 ×