The New York City Housing Authority plans to lease out land to private developers to build 3 million square feet of luxury apartments in the middle of Manhattan housing projects, the New York Daily News reports: http://nydn.us/Y9J4TD
The trial of two allies of New York City Comptroller John Liu has been delayed after one defendant was involuntarily hospitalized, pushing the trial into April and potentially distracting Liu from his mayoral campaign, the Times writes: http://nyti.ms/XnvCef
EVERY CHILD SHOULD HAVE ACCESS TO A QUALITY EDUCATION. That's why the NYC Charter School Center hosts a common online charter school application where anyone can learn about and register for the schools of their choice. Just go to www.nyccharterschools.org. Charter schools include some of the highest performing public schools in New York and serve students in all five boroughs. Parents deserve options and every community deserves excellent schools.
The Times' Jim Dwyer draws a correlation between cutting the number of stop-and-frisk instances in New York City and a decline in the homicide rate, saying that most stops end up targeting innocent people: http://nyti.ms/XUNE7t