Cuomo’s Office Flouted Its Own Sexual Harassment Investigation Rules, Rep for Governor’s Accuser Charges

Josefa Velasquez, THE CITY This article was originally published on Mar 4 at 8:28pm EST by THE CITY State officials are supposed to bring allegations to the office empowered by Cuomo to deal with complaints in the wake of the #MeToo movement. But Cuomo accuser Charlotte Bennett’s lawyer says his office violated “legal requirements.”  Gov.

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I’m a school psychologist trained for tense situations. Too often, schools call the police instead of letting me do my job.

Alexandria Lockhart, Chalkbeat New York Mar 2, 9:31pm EST I’m a school psychologist trained for tense situations. Too often, schools call the police instead of letting me do my job. was originally published by Chalkbeat, a nonprofit news organization covering public education. Sign up for their newsletters here: ckbe.at/newsletters A second grader showed signs of

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New York Democratic legislative leaders reach deal to strip Cuomo of emergency powers

By Steve Bittenbender | The Center Square contributor / March 2nd, 2021 (The Center Square) – Democrats in the New York Legislature have reached a deal that will end Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s emergency powers, leaders from both chambers announced late Tuesday afternoon. The powers, which have been in effect since the start of the COVID-19

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12 Good Reasons Why RIOC Public Purpose Funds Are A Big Mess

RIOC’s Public Purpose Funds mess is a natural outgrowth of profound laziness, official indifference to fairness and clinging to personal agendas. These 12 good reasons are those seeking grants. The nonprofits work hard and even harder at presenting their appeals, but the RIOC/Common Council pairing fails at living up to their efforts.

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Strange as ever, RIOC flipped (its lid) for Cousins Maine Lobster food truck…

This weekend, RIOC flipped its lid over a date with Cousins Maine Lobster’s food truck. Not awful because people love their sandwiches, but why is the state agency promoting a commercial business? From out of town. When it rarely does a damn thing for locals…?

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Cuomo Sexual Harassment Claims Follow Years of Public Warning Signs — and Anti-Misconduct Training He Mandated

Josefa Velasquez, THE CITY This article was originally publishedon Feb 28 at 7:21pm ESTby THE CITY Even as the governor advocated a Women’s Equality Act that promised to “ban” workplace sexual harassment, female Albany reporters and employees heard a very different message. As Gov. Andrew Cuomo confronts a second allegation of sexual harassment by a

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Fire Outside Duane Reade, 425 Main Street, Roosevelt Island: What We Know So Far

The fire outside Duane Reade started at around midnight, and reportedly, a witness saw it a pile of debris deliberately set aflame. There were no injuries and only exterior damage. Roosevelt Island Daily News The Roosevelt Island Daily News thanks our friend Sylvan Klein for an early tip on this story. In the daylight, a

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