Water Rates Are Gouging New Yorkers The New York City Water Board met last Friday to consider raising rates for on the water supplied to New Yorkers’ homes and buildings. Potentially on tap is a 14 percent increase – the third double...
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NYC Comptroller Bill Thompson & New York City Council Finance Committee Chairman David WeprinQueens Ledger
DOE Must Stop Planning Schools in a Vacuum
This administration needs to reexamine how the Department of Education (DOE) goes about building schools throughout the city. There is very little available space for schools to be built, so the ne...
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Outbreaks of looting have spread across Argentina as mobs take advantage of strikes by police demanding pay raises to match inflation. The central government has dispatched federal police to trouble spots and appealed for an end to what some officials are calling treason.
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian troops seized a key opposition-held town Monday along a major north-south highway critical for transporting the government's chemical weapons stocks to a port where they could be shipped out for destruction by the international community.
PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) — Princeton University has begun vaccinating nearly 6,000 students to try to stop an outbreak of type B meningitis in an unusual federal government-endorsed administration of a drug not generally approved for use in the United States.