Policy

Black Lives Matter activists protest in Harlem, in the wake of a decision by federal prosecutors who declined to bring civil rights charges against NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo.
A timeline of the major legal events since Garner’s death in NYPD custody.
Saheed Vassell's father Eric Vassell protesting police brutality in New York.
Pantaleo was fired for his role in the death of Eric Garner. Other NYPD officers in similar cases have faced a range of punishments.
Lyft.
Can the app-based for-hire vehicle industry regain its mojo in New York City?
Life raft
What happened in 2019, and what’s on tap in 2020?
John Liu.
Lawmaker says de Blasio push to scrap SHSAT would cause ‘years and years of strife.’
Algorithm
A new op-ed in suggests creating an approvals process for algorithms based on the way the Federal Drug Administration tests new drugs.
New York City's new OMNY system.
The new tap-and-go payment system has already surpassed one million taps.
NYC Apartments
REBNY’s political capital had to go somewhere during the fight over rent regulations.
Hostel.
The tech company hopes the new legislation will lead to the NYC Council reconsidering its stance on home-sharing.
Verizon.
The tech company argues Rochester’s regulations for installing telecom equipment violate federal law.
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