The field at Dyker Park will be getting a makeover thanks to $2.5 million in city funding, according to Councilmember Vincent Gentile, who said he worked to make sure the money was included i … Full Article

Donovan named to House Homeland Security Committee

U.S. Rep. Dan Donovan, who was only recently elected to office, has already landed a plum assignment in the House of Representatives. On Thursday, the freshman congressman announced that he will serve as a member of two high-profile committees; Homeland Security and Foreign Affairs. … Full Article

Clarke hosts cyber security forum to combat hackers

Hackers are becoming so sophisticated that law-abiding Internet users must become sophisticated themselves when it comes to protecting their personal information online, according to U.S. Rep. Yvette D. Clarke. … Full Article

Team de Blasio: Mayor's inner circle has outside advisers

Bill de Blasio's inner circle isn't contained by the walls of City Hall. … Full Article

Treyger reveals top choices in participatory budget election

When Councilmember Mark Treyger works with his City Hall colleagues to finalize the new city budget, he’ll know exactly what his constituents want. And that’s because they told him. … Full Article

Stringer to Brooklyn Bridge Park: Shine a light on park finances

It’s a great park; now open up the books. New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer has joined the list of city officials urging Brooklyn Bridge Park (BBP) to shed more light on its finances. … Full Article

Dan Donovan becomes newest member of House, replacing Grimm

WASHINGTON— The New York prosecutor involved in the Eric Garner chokehold case was sworn in Tuesday as the House's newest member, replacing a lawmaker who quit Congress after pleading guilty to tax f … Full Article

Donovan to be sworn into office May 12

Congressman-elect Daniel Donovan is about to become Congressman Daniel Donovan. … Full Article

Does de Blasio, now a national figure, risk trouble at home?

Mayor Bill de Blasio's political vision — and his political travels — have increasingly reached far beyond the borders of New York City. … Full Article

School technology project heads budget wish list in 38th Council District

Councilmember Carlos Menchaca asked constituents in his Sunset Park-Red Hood district to name the project they most wanted to see get funding in the new city budget and the answer he got could be summed up in three words: technology for schools. … Full Article

NYC Mayor de Blasio unveils executive budget

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's executive budget may not include money for 1,000 new police officers.
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