By Zack Ford on March 11, 2014
The New York City Department of Education has recommended that transgender students be provided full inclusion to all school activities and facilities.
By Sy Mukherjee on March 4, 2014
The three largest cities in America -- New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago -- will soon regulate electronic cigarettes like regular tobacco products.
By Bryce Covert on February 27, 2014
Pregnant women in New York City now have legal recourse when they're pushed out of their jobs.
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By Bryce Covert on February 26, 2014
The New York City Council overwhelmingly passed an expansion of paid sick days.
By Sy Mukherjee on February 13, 2014
A watchdog group finds that money spent on tobacco lobbying in New York in the first half of 2013 was greater than the previous two years combined.
By Bryce Covert on January 23, 2014
The reduction in food stamps caused a huge uptick in need, which many emergency programs couldn't meet.
By Annie-Rose Strasser on January 17, 2014
Mayor Bill de Blasio wants paid sick leave for companies with five or more employees.
By Emily Atkin on December 30, 2013
A 11,875-pound geodesic sphere, covered in 2,688 Waterford crystals, illuminated by 32,256 LED bulbs, powered completely by human energy.
By Aviva Shen on December 18, 2013
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg reacts to the New York Times' series on homelessness by arguing, "If you are poor and homeless you’d be better off in New York City than anyplace else."
By Aviva Shen on December 16, 2013
Bloomberg seems determined to invalidate a law to require businesses that receive $1 million in city aid to pay their workers a living wage.