Posts Tagged ‘FOIL’

Gov. Cuomo Seeks Balance Between Stop-and-Frisk and Civil Liberties, Pushes for Tappan Zee Bridge

Written by City & State on . Posted in Politics

Photo courtesy of City & State. Gov. Andrew Cuomo, back from a fishing tripon Long Island, went on Fred Dicker’s radio program today and aggressively  promoted his plan to replace the Tappan Zee Bridge. The plan for the bridge’s replacement has been criticized by several different opposition groups, the New York Times wrote late last month, with environmental advocates worried about [&hellip
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Citizens Connect Online Chat Fails

Written by Laura Nahmias on . Posted in Politics, Uncategorized

From City & State’s Heard Around Town, May 15, 2012: Whither Citizen Connects online chats, the program the Cuomo administration started last fall to let commissioners and agency heads live chat with New Yorkers (or anyone, really) who had questions for them? The chats, which happened on a weekly basis since late September of last [&hellip
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1st Amendment Helps NYPD Journalist Clear His Name

Written by NY Press on . Posted in Breaking News, News Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

A NY Post review of Levitt's 2009 "NYPD Confidential" sparked legal action Accused Journalist cleared of Defamation Charges Brought on by NYPD Officer by Mike Vidafar   Len Levitt, a reporter who wrote the column “One Police Plaza” for Newsday from 1995-2005, was cleared of defamation charges on Mar. 22, 2012. The allegations, brought on by Port Authority Police Officer Francis Pisano, began in 2009, when a [&hellip
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