As NYCHA residents freeze, are exposed to mold and lead, new, self-absorbed Council Speaker Corey Johnson : "We're going to have fun. I love to dance !"

As NYCHA residents freeze, are exposed to mold and lead, new, self-absorbed Council Speaker Corey Johnson : "We're going to have fun. I love to dance !"

Whilst NYCHA tenants live with no heat and are exposed to toxic mold and lead, New York City Council Speaker Corey Johnson, who has authority and discretion to set an aggressive oversight agenda of wayward City agencies, promises his leadership will focus on "fun" : "I love to dance !"

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Melissa Mark-Viverito, first Latin Council speaker, mum on support for Inez Barron, seeking to become first Black Council speaker

Melissa Mark-Viverito, first Latin Council speaker, mum on support for Inez Barron, seeking to become first Black Council speaker

New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, who campaigned to make history four years ago as the first Latin Council speaker, is keeping mum about Councilmember Inez Barron's campaign to become the first Black Council speaker.

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Despite high number of Federal prosecutions of Queens officials, political influence over Courts remains unmoved

Despite high number of Federal prosecutions of Queens officials, political influence over Courts remains unmoved

Queens County was tied for second-highest in the number of public corruption prosecutions brought by Manhattan Federal prosecutors during the term of former U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara. That scrutiny changed nothing about allegations of the political influence of the courts.

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Federal and Municipal prosecutors tight-lipped after exposé of Queens law firm

Federal and Municipal prosecutors tight-lipped after exposé of Queens law firm

The offices of Acting U.S. Attorney Bridget Rohde and Queens District Attorney Richard Brown are keeping mum after an exposé raised questions about the influence of one politically-connected Queens law firm, Sweeney, Reich & Bolz, LLP.

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