In the months leading up to the election, voter ID laws were seen as the biggest threat to voter turnout, but many of these laws, particularly the ones requiring strict photo identification, met setbacks ahead of the election.
Despite a court order, HUD hasn’t made wealthy Westchester County — home to President Clinton and Gov. Cuomo — remove barriers to African Americans and Latinos moving in.
Freddie Mac, the taxpayer-owned mortgage giant, made it harder for millions of Americans to refinance their high-interest-rate mortgages for fear it would cut into company profits, present and former Freddie Mac officials disclosed in recent interviews.
Forget super PACs, their much-hyped cousins, which can take unlimited contributions but must name their donors. More money is being spent on TV advertising in the presidential race by social welfare nonprofits, known as 501(c)(4)s for their section of the tax code, than by any other type of independent group.
Research has concluded that mineral-rich fluids deep beneath PA’s natural gas fields are likely seeping upward into drinking water supplies. Though the fluids are not the byproduct of hydraulic fracturing, the finding suggests that drilling waste and chemicals could migrate in ways previously thought to be impossible.
Nurses at a NYC hospital failed to notice a patient was disconnected from a cardiac monitor until after his heart had stopped.
The media coverage of proposed fracking rules focused so heavily on disclosure of chemicals that it overlooked the toughest provisions.
A new study raises concerns about fracking, stating that chemicals could migrate toward water supplies more quickly than previously predicted.
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The NYPD’s activities seem to counter at least the spirit of New York’s anti-profiling law. So, why hasn’t there been an investigation or enforcement?