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Cuomo: Experts Recommend Statewide Fracking Ban

Governor Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday said his administration will move toward a ban on fracking in New York following recommendations from state Department of Environmental Conservation and health experts. Updated 12/17/2014 11:32 PM

Mayor de Blasio visits Rikers Island for a tour of the facilities, weeks after announcing several reforms for the problem-plagued jail complex.

Updated 12/17/2014 07:54 PM

A New York state board recommended approval of Las Vegas-style resort casinos in the Catskills, near Albany and in the central part of the state.

Updated 12/17/2014 07:02 PM

GOVERNOR'S RACE: ON THE ISSUES

Next Governor to Have Major Influence Over Means of Travel

Whether your daily commute has you on the train or a bus or behind the wheel, or even your bike, the next governor will have a major influence over your means of travel. NY1's Josh Robin concludes his series on the issues in the governor's race with a look at how Andrew Cuomo or Rob Astorino could make your trip better, or worse.

10/24/2014 08:35 PM

NY1 Political ItCH

Road To City Hall

On The Road: Touring All 51 City Council Districts

Political Rundown

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City Council Holds NYCHA Safety Hearing

Weeks after an unarmed man was killed in the dark stairwell of a Brooklyn housing project, the City Council is questioning whether enough is being done to improve safety in city housing. 12/16/2014 08:01 PM

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2014 Projected to be FDNY's Busiest Year on Record

Mayor Bill de Blasio and fire officials are talking up the department’s year-end statistics—which project 2014 to be the busiest year on record. They're also looking at a major milestone in 2015. 12/16/2014 09:21 PM

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Reward Offered as Number of Suspects in Officer Assaults Grows

A $12,000 reward is being offered as the NYPD on Tuesday announced they now have seven suspects and nine witnesses they are actively seeking in connection with the assaults of two police lieutenants during a protest over the weekend. Updated 12/16/2014 11:41 PM

POLITICS

DA Pledges $100M to Improve Public Housing Safety

The Manhattan district attorney on Tuesday pledged millions of dollars to make public housing complexes safer and comes as the City Council held an oversight hearing on the relationship between lighting issues in NYCHA developments and the safety of its residents. Updated 12/16/2014 07:36 PM

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