Claudia Morell

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Occupy Protests Cost Cities Millions

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

The Occupy protests have cost local taxpayers at least $13 million in police overtime and other municipal services, according to a survey by The Associated Press.

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Grand Army Plaza’s Transformation Complete

Wednesday, November 09, 2011

A $1.5 million overhaul of Brooklyn’s Grand Army Plaza has been completed. The Department of Transportation added more walkways, bike lanes, and street dividers in order to make what was once the most dangerous intersection of the city safer.

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Mayor Announces Opening of Yelp Headquarters

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

The online review company Yelp officially opened its New York City headquarters Wednesday, joining a growing list of tech and social media companies opening offices around the city.


Groups Tell City Council More Help is Needed for Victims of Sex Trafficking

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Advocates and lawyers for victims of sex trafficking said the NYPD is treating their clients more like criminals than victims, and that needs to change.


City Council to Tackle Issue of Fingerprinting of Food Stamp Recipients

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Several New York City council members are raising questions about the city's practice of fingerprinting applications for federal food stamps.  The measure was adopted to curb fraud, but some argue that it's deterring thousands of New Yorkers in need from applying for federally funded food stamps.


Chinatown Gets Business Improvement District

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

The City Council approved a Business Improvement District (BID) for Manhattan's Chinatown. The BID will take annual fees from local businesses to help clean up streets and attract more customers.

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Four Council Members Will Let Public Decide How to Spend Funds

Wednesday, September 14, 2011


Four New York City Council members are letting their constituents decide how to spend $4 million dollars in discretionary funding.