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Someday, a drunk person won’t be able to drive a car because the car won’t start. U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer said he wants someday to be here soon. … Full Article

Schumer says technology can stop drunk drivers

Someday, a drunk person won’t be able to drive a car because the car won’t start. U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer said he wants someday to be here soon. … Full Article

City to study post-Sandy communications structure

In the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy in 2012, there were widespread outages in phone, Internet and cable services that prevented victims from getting in touch with their family members or 911, according to Councilmember Mark Treyger, who said the City Council has passed a bill he introduced to pr … Full Article

Malliotakis named to international board of Greek lawmakers

Assemblymember Nicole Malliotakis, who is of Greek and Cuban descent, is getting closer to her Greek roots these days. … Full Article

Turn all schools into Beacon centers, Parker says

Thirty-three of New York City’s schools are Beacon Schools, functioning as community recreation centers at night, and on weekends giving kids a chance to play basketball, take computer classes or learn how to dance. … Full Article

Former Rep. Anthony Weiner has new job as PR consultant

Scandal-tarred former congressman Anthony Weiner has a new job as a part-time public relations consultant. … Full Article

Stringer opposes plan to cap Uber, opposing de Blasio

Comptroller Scott Stringer is calling for the New York City Council to delay a vote on capping the number of Uber cars on city streets. … Full Article

Clarke to FCC chairman: Give small biz a piece of broadcast pie

Owners of small businesses deserve to be able to set up television stations or establish wireless services for customers as much as large corporations do, according to U.S. Rep. Yvette Clarke who is pushing for them to have better access to the country’s broadcast spectrum. … Full Article

Grimm gets eight months of prison in tax case

Former U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm was sentenced Friday to 8 months in prison for tax evasion. … Full Article

Schneiderman enlists local prosecutors to probe killings by police

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has authorized local prosecutors to start investigations when police kill unarmed civilians but he prohibited them from giving immunity to any witnesses. … Full Article

De Blasio: NYPD’s ‘Summer All Out’ crime program is working

Mayor Bill de Blasio and NYPD Commissioner William Bratton on Wednesday said that NYPDs "Summer All Out" initiative, which deploys officers and resources to high-crime areas, was making progress, with a reduction in shootings of almost 30 percent in participating  … Full Article

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