Municipal Government

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg an Icon
Features, Health and Safety, Law and Politics, Municipal Government, National

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg an Icon

“Justice Ginsburg is an icon. She leaves behind a legacy as a brilliant, hardworking jurist and a trailblazing feminist; her loss is incalculable. Long before she became notorious, she broke barriers most never even dreamed to approach. Her unfailing sense of justice reminded us of its awesome power, and her unbending sense of duty reminded…

Hunter College Educators, Parents Demand COVID Testing, Ventilation Inspections and Contact Tracing
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Hunter College Educators, Parents Demand COVID Testing, Ventilation Inspections and Contact Tracing

New York, NY – On Wednesday, September 16, angry Hunter College educators rallied outside the campus demanding random COVID-19 testing, room-by-room ventilation inspections and contact tracing. “Why are Hunter Campus Schools students, teachers and staff not entitled to the same safety standards as all other New York City public school students? Are Hunter College and CUNY…

Parents, Teachers Unite Against ‘Super-Spreader’ School Reopenings
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Parents, Teachers Unite Against ‘Super-Spreader’ School Reopenings

New York, NY – The city may have agreed to delay in-person classes for 10 days amid a potential strike from the UFT, but for some parents it’s not enough to ensure the safety of their youngest loved ones. Earlier this month, Tanesha Grant, the former administrator for the Wall of Moms chapter in New…

New COBA President Challenges ‘Revolving Door’ Justice, Poor Response to COVID-19 Crisis
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New COBA President Challenges ‘Revolving Door’ Justice, Poor Response to COVID-19 Crisis

New York, NY – Correction Officers Benevolent Association [COBA] leader Benny Boscio may be two months into his presidency, but he is ready to see some changes to the incarceration system, especially as his members have to currently work through the COVID-19 epidemic. COBA President Benny Boscio. Boscio’s career in corrections spans 21-years and he became a…

NYPD Taps Former Forensic Nurse to Head Special Victims Unit
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NYPD Taps Former Forensic Nurse to Head Special Victims Unit

New York, NY – Deputy Inspector Michael W. King will be the new leader of the NYPD’s Special Victims Unit. King is succeeding Judith Harrison, who was recently appointed Brooklyn North Borough Commander. Harrison was selected as the former deputy chief in November 2018, shortly after former SVU head Michael Osgood was ousted for dropping…

Unions Believe Black Lives Matter
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Unions Believe Black Lives Matter

New York, NY – Unions around the world are lending concrete support to the Black Lives Matter (BLM)movement. They are echoing the movement’s demands for racial unity, police and judicial reform, ending discrimination in jobs, pay, healthcare, housing, and education. Rank and file members and leaders of unions have marched with Black Lives Matter ever…

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