Richard Yeh appears in the following:
Tuesday, October 11, 2011
One out of every five suicides in the country is committed by a military veteran, federal statistics show, and some city lawmakers are hoping to mitigate what they say is a growing but preventable health problem.
Friday, September 30, 2011
Governor Andrew Cuomo said he's keeping conversations open with the Public Employees Federation as the state's second largest labor union prepares what it calls "new ideas" for a contract agreement.
Wednesday, September 28, 2011
The U.S. can grow its way out of its economic troubles with immigration reform based on economics, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Wednesday during a speech in Washington, D.C.
Monday, September 26, 2011
Governor Andrew Cuomo said Monday that he remains hopeful that members of the Public Employees Federation will ratify their contract in order to avoid layoffs.
Thursday, September 22, 2011
Governor Andrew Cuomo announced on Thursday that he will launch an online town hall — an interactive web site aimed to spark dialogue between New Yorkers and their state government
Monday, September 19, 2011
The sewage spill that for a time rendered the city's rivers unsafe for recreation this summer has prompted the City Council's Waterfront Committee to look for ways to improve the city's notifications to businesses directly affected.
Thursday, September 01, 2011
The city's Congressional delegation is joining Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz in calling on the federal government to include Brooklyn as part of its major disaster declaration.
Monday, August 22, 2011
Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced a record 23 primetime television series were being filmed in the five boroughs, as part of the city’s $5 billion entertainment industry that employs some 100,000 New Yorkers.
Monday, August 22, 2011
Mayor Bloomberg said the spikes in crime reported in several police precincts around the city are cause for concern, but the overall crime in the last four years remained the lowest in the city's history.
Thursday, August 18, 2011
Recent unemployment figures for the city remain virtually unchanged since March — but some businesses in the five boroughs say they're flourishing.
Monday, August 15, 2011
Hundreds of New Yorkers braved the incessant rain Sunday to participate in an annual Queens tradition: the Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival.
Monday, August 08, 2011
Public housing buildings are falling into disrepair at a rate faster than the New York City Housing Authority can keep up with them, according to a resident survey.
Wednesday, August 03, 2011
At the last second and after weeks of contentious partisan posturing, the president and Congress have agreed on a deal to raise the public debt ceiling and reduce future deficits. But what does the bill actually do? Who's going to be affected and what's in line to get cut?
Tuesday, August 02, 2011
The city has cleared the way to move forward with the construction of Brooklyn Bridge Park. Two state lawmakers have agreed not to block a plan to build condominiums inside the park under a new agreement with Mayor Michael Bloomberg.
Monday, July 25, 2011
For the second time this month, Mayor Michael Bloomberg held a press conference to offer sober warnings on the political gridlock over the national debt ceiling.
Sunday, July 24, 2011
The federal minimum wage was last increased two years ago Sunday, and advocates for low-wage workers are renewing their push for another increase as the presidential campaign heats up.
Tuesday, July 19, 2011
New York City will hold a lottery for couples who want to get married on Sunday — the first day same-sex marriage will be legal, the mayor said Tuesday.
Friday, July 15, 2011
Same-sex marriage will soon be legal in New York — but more same-sex couples in New York City are already declaring their partnership with the Census Bureau.
Thursday, July 07, 2011
The city announced the launch of a website aimed at collecting ideas for improving the city and connecting New Yorkers with their communities on Thursday.
Tuesday, July 05, 2011
Mayor Michael Bloomberg defended Walmart against criticism that the big box store's $5 million donation to help create jobs was more of a PR ploy than a philanthropic gesture.