Despite the ubiquitous Public Relations ploy regarding older prisoners currently incarcerated, like the description of how the New York State prison population has been dropping, we have here a report from Comptroller DiNapoli himself.
The following article was originally posted on al.com on March 29th, 2017.
Why should we care if the State Department budget will be cut 37 percent? What if I told you an ongoing international program to defeat online radical extremism was introduced to the United States through a little known State Department program coordinated here in Alabama?
Senator Squadron has proved to be one of the most vigorous supporters of issues that affect Downtown voters. In addition to gender politics he has been a tireless advocate of rent-stabilized and rent-controlled housing. If the City Council were truly paying attention, as we hope Albany is, many affordable housing units would saved by virtue of simply preventing landlord fraud and abuse.
Below is a press release from the office of Daniel Squadron.
Community activists know a thing or two. The High Line was all the rage despite community opposition, like Trump SoHo (which was supposed to be a condo-hotel) in Hudson Square, by the way. Here's an example of "I told you so" that draws lots of tourists for Chelsea, but does little for the residents. Perhaps, the City Council's recent enactment of tougher laws on landlord abuse will help our affordable housing crisis -- another issue that residents have been screaming about for years.