Documents Show Trump Officials Skirted Rules to Reward Politically Connected and Untested Firms With Huge Pandemic Contracts

by J. David McSwane, Propublica This story was originally published by ProPublica. ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story

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How Two Incidents in One Day Show Why RIOC Must Change Now

RIOC must change now. We’ve said it before, and a fresh pair of incidents prove why. But will Governor do something or leave the inept patroon in place at 591 Main?

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How the Pandemic Is Speeding Up Job Automation for Struggling New Yorkers

Greg David, THE CITY This article was originally publishedon Mar 30 at 8:39pm EDTby THE CITY Drivers, food preparation workers and more are at risk of seeing their positions go away — and Hispanic New Yorkers could get hit hardest, a new study found. The crisis is spurring calls for ambitious job-training efforts. After seven

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Assessing Biden’s start: Poll finds support for activist government

Carl M. Cannon | RealClearPolitics/March 30th, 2021 On March 11, 2021, Joe Biden signed into law a measure that was his top priority even before he took office: a $1.9 trillion spending bill to ease the year-long financial upheaval caused by the coronavirus pandemic. “This historic legislation is about rebuilding the backbone of this country,”

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What is Roosevelt Island? New York’s City of Tomorrow?

What is Roosevelt Island? A simple question with many answers, none definitive. Because Roosevelt Island is many things, a work in progress, and it depends on who’s looking and what they’re looking for… By David Stone The Roosevelt Island Daily News Roosevelt Island Is… …an experiment, a work in progress, but results linger on a permanent

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Farmers Market Returns to Good Shepherd Plaza, This Weekend

Although there’s been no official word from RIOC’s alleged Communications Department, the Daily has learned that Roosevelt Island’s popular Farmers Market returns to Good Shepherd Plaza, this weekend. That’s April 3rd.

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Take the Poll: Is a Bike Ban the Right Idea for Roosevelt Island Promenades Now?

Roosevelt Island promenades reflect the traditional intent: They are there for walking, but times change. Other users, especially bikes, share the space. This raises a lot of issues, from safety to comfort, and we’re offering a poll, asking your opinion.

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