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New Contractor Rules Aim to Prevent the Next CityTime Scandal

A new directive from Comptroller Scott Stringer sets standards for reporting IT workers' hours.

Fort Greene »

De Blasio Proposes $41B Plan for 200,000 Units of Affordable Housing

The plan would create 80,000 new units through mixed-income models and preserve 120,000 units.

East Harlem »

New Pre-K Seats Could Leave Many 4-Year-Olds Scrambling for Afternoon Care

The city wants 53,000 "full day" pre-K seats in September, but a six-hour day is hard on some families.

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City Investigating Death of 4-Year-Old Who May Have Eaten Rat Poison

The city is investigating the death of Juan Sanchez, a 4-year-old boy who possibly consumed rat poison.

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Labor Union Council Approves de Blasio's Health Care Savings Deal

The deal, which is designed to save the city $3.4 billion, will now have to be approved by each union.

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De Blasio Strikes Deal With Teachers Union, With $5.5B in Raises

The deal would extend retroactively to 2009, giving teachers billions of dollars in back pay.

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NYPD Union Blasts de Blasio Offer of No Retroactive Raises Despite UFT Deal

Patrolmen's Benevolent Association president Pat Lynch blasted the city's offer of no raises.

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Mayor Cancels Affordable Housing Announcement Amid Teacher Union Deal Talks

Officials said labor talks remained ongoing, as the mayor canceled a major housing policy talk.

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Poverty Rate Continues to Climb Among NYC's Working Adults, Study Finds

More than 21 percent of New Yorkers lived in poverty as of 2012, according to the mayor's office.

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Unions May Hire Low-Wage Workers for Mayor's Affordable Housing Plan

City Hall and construction unions discuss a new labor tier with workers for affordable projects.

New York City »

Rent-Stabilized Apartments Are Being Occupied by Millionaires, Records Show

Tens of thousands of rent-stabilized apartments are occupied by tenants earning more than $200,000.

Williamsburg »

City Council Reaches Deal on Domino Factory Redevelopment

The Land Use Committee approved the Domino project Thursday in exchange for new affordability standards.

Midtown »

Animal Rights Activists Protest Horse Carriage Fall

Carriage horse Spartacus fell on 59th Street just below Central Park Wednesday afternoon. 

Civic Center »

Pre-K Applications Up by More Than a Third, City Says

Nearly 42,000 families applied for public school pre-K seats, a 36 percent increase from last year.

Kips Bay »

NYU Langone Opens Emergency Room for First Time Since Hurricane Sandy

NYU Langone's new $81 million emergency department opened this week.

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