Gotham Gazette (NYC)

Online publication of the Citizens Union Foundation of the City of New York, a government watchdog group focusing on issues confronting New York City. Founded in 1999.
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Primary geographic focus: New York
Organization type(s): Media

It reports daily on New York City news, it provides a digest of news items relevant to New York City, it researches and recommends policies considered by the New York City Government, and it provides reference tools for students of the civic activities of New York. Its reference resources range from policy papers to indexes of proposed and passed legislation of the New York City Council.


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Language in Rushed Rent Regulations May Hold Tenant-Friendly Surprise

Gotham Gazette (NYC)
July 15, 2015
Tenant advocates disappointed by the rent laws deal reached by Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the Legislature at the end of session suddenly have a spark of hope, weeks after the backroom negotiations came to an end.

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Through Committee, Bill to Create Office of Civil Justice Heads Toward Law

Catie Edmondson
Gotham Gazette (NYC)
May 26, 2015
New York City Council's Committee on Courts and Legal Services unanimously passed a bill that would create the office, to be tasked with assessing, coordinating, and helping reform the civil legal services available to low-income New Yorkers.

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