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New York City Council overrides Mayor Bloomberg’s vetoes, passes bills to rein in aggressive policing

By Erin Durkin The City Council’s election-year confrontation with Mayor Bloomberg over the NYPD reached a climax Thursday with two votes to rein in overly aggressive policing. The Council voted 34-15 for a bill that would give people more options … Continue reading

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Credit History Discrimination

By The Editorial Board People fall behind on their bills for many reasons — a recession that costs them jobs, a divorce, an illness. Now comes a further obstacle to getting their lives in order: employers who screen job applicants … Continue reading

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