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Long Island City »

Public Advocate and NYCLU Call for Probe of City's 'Illegal Cab' Seizures

The outcry follows DNAinfo's story about inspectors accusing innocent drivers of being illegal cabbies.

Fort Greene »

Letitia James Breaks City Rules With Rental Property, Records Show

Like Bill de Blasio, the public advocate needs to have her property registered with HPD.

Civic Center »

Letitia James Criticizes de Blasio's Slow Pace in Hiring Top-Level Staffers

Public Advocate Letitia James said she was worried about the failure to replace FDNY Commissioner.

Midtown »

Board of Elections Removes Ballot Booth for Lone Midtown Voter

The booth had been allocated for a single voter on primary day last month.

Civic Center »

Pol Asks for Ed Dept Emails After Learning City Lacks Preservation Plan

Councilwoman Letitia James filed a Freedom of Information Request asking for a slew of Ed Dept. emails.

Civic Center »

Bill de Blasio's NYPD Security Detail Includes No White Officers: Sources

De Blasio's recently created NYPD security detail includes 10 officers, none of whom are white.

Downtown Brooklyn »

Beastie Boy Ad-Rock Endorses Daniel Squadron for Public Advocate

Adam "Ad-Rock" Horovitz will speak at an event at Bowery Station Monday night on Squadron's behalf.

Civic Center »

Donors With Checkered Records Give Thousands to De Blasio

De Blasio's campaign has received thousands of dollars from donors who fall short of his high standards.

New York City »

Reshma Saujani Out-Raises Daniel Squadron in Latest Campaign Filing

The candidates for Public Advocate have been battling it out in the money race.

Upper West Side »

Noah Gotbaum Drops Out of Public Advocates Race to Run for City Council

Education advocate Noah Gotbaum has decided to run for City Council instead.

New York City »

Public Advocate Candidates Face Off at First Debate

The Public Advocate candidates faced off for the first time Wednesday night in Queens.

New York City »

Ruben Diaz Jr. Ditches Public Advocate Race to Seek Re-Election

Diaz Jr. withdrew from the citywide race Tuesday, saying he will run for re-election in 2013.

Manhattan »

Reshma Saujani Leaving Public Advocate's Office to Explore Potential Run

Reshma Saujani will leave the Public Advocate's office later this month as she eyes a possible run.

Manhattan »

Housing Forum Will Address Uptown Slumlords

A housing forum will be held on May 5 in order to address problems with landlords in Upper Manhattan.

Manhattan »

Scott Stringer Planning New Website for Community Groups

The Manhattan Borough president says the online project represents the future of community organizing in the city.

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