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Philly residents defy the city’s controversial ‘soda tax’

Calories cut by the city’s ‘big brother’ tax on sugary drinks? Not a lot......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 12th, 2019

Judge: Homeless residents have no right to rent cluster-site apartments

As the city phases out a controversial program that placed homeless people in often subpar private housing, a crucial question found its way to state Supreme Court in Brooklyn: Once the de Blasio... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkOct 19th, 2018

Austin weighs how CodeNext became a doomed effort— and what to do now

The controversial and expensive project gave hope to some residents the city's sprawl and affordability, traffic and gentrification crises could.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 2nd, 2018

Maine residents are awestruck by an ice floe that has formed a perfect circle

Tina Radel/City of Westbrook vi.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 16th, 2019

Inside the "coffin homes" of the world"s most expensive city

Hong Kong has the smallest average house size in the world and its also the most expensive city, so its residents are having to come up with alternative solutions to regular living......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 15th, 2019

City recognizes Philly Fights Cancer for impact on medical research

Mayor Jim Kenney recognized Monday Philly Fights Cancer, the main fundraising channel of Penn Medicine’s Abramson Cancer Center, for its multi-million dollar efforts to support research at the center with an official city citation. "These instit.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 15th, 2019

NYC signs contract with controversial animal shelter nonprofit

The city Department of Health and Mental Hygiene has signed a 33-year, $1.4 billion contract with Animal Care Centers of New York to operate the city’s animal shelters, though there are concerns that... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJan 15th, 2019

Atlanta"s bed bug ranking worsens, jumps into top 10

There is some bad news for Atlanta residents in the latest bed bug ranking. The city is No. 9 on Atlanta-based Orkin’s list of the top 50 bed bug cities in the U.S. That’s a bump from No. 13 last year, but better than a separate ranking from O.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 14th, 2019

FedEx pays $35.4 million to end NY lawsuit over illegal cigarettes

FedEx Corp will pay $35.4 million to settle three lawsuits in which New York state and New York City accused the company of shipping millions of untaxed cigarettes to residents over a decade......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 14th, 2019

FedEx pays $35.3 million to end NY lawsuit over illegal cigarettes

FedEx Corp will pay $35.3 million to settle lawsuits in which New York state and New York City accused the company of shipping millions of untaxed cigarettes to residents over a decade......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 14th, 2019

Residents of Philadelphia found a novel way around the city’s ‘unpopular’ soda tax

Calories cut by the city’s ‘big brother’ tax on sugary drinks? Not a lot......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 11th, 2019

Mayor guarantees health coverage for 600,000 uninsured NYC residents

Mayor Bill de Blasio said the city will guarantee health care for New York City's 600,000 uninsured people, including undocumented immigrants. The two-prong plan provides an option for both people... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJan 10th, 2019

Amazon sends New Year"s greeting to win over new Long Island City neighbors

This week, residents in several neighborhoods in New York’s Queens borough got a New Year’s greeting from a new neighbor – Amazon. Over-sized postcard mailers were delivered to residents in Long... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJan 10th, 2019

Amazon Promises ‘Tens of Thousands of Indirect Jobs’ in Postcards to Long Island City Residents

Where Amazon.com Inc. is planning to open part of its second headquarters. This week, resi.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJan 9th, 2019

NYC will guarantee health care for all residents, de Blasio says

New York City is upping its spending on health care coverage. Mayor Bill de Blasio confirmed that up to $100 million per year will be used to help people without health insurance. That includes immigrants who are in the U.S. illegally. The program is i.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 8th, 2019

New York Mayor Announces Healthcare For Low-Income and Undocumented Residents

Announcement follow California Gov. Gavin Newsom's call for undocumented citizen healthcare. Democratic New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Tuesday the c.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJan 8th, 2019

Hoover to ask Legislature to OK vote on property tax increase

Hoover is looking to boost funding for its school system through an increase in property taxes. The Hoover City Council voted unanimously to request the Alabama Legislature to allow Hoover residents to vote on a measure to raise the city’s propert.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 8th, 2019

Inside the "coffin homes" of the world"s most expensive city

Hong Kong has the smallest average house size in the world and its also the most expensive city, so its residents are having to come up with alternative solutions to regular living......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 26th, 2018

New York City Loses Over 130 Residents Each Day In Middle Class Exodus

New York City's dwindling middle class has been leaving the city in droves, as the city loses over 130 residents every day according to the latest US Census data.  Comprisin.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeDec 24th, 2018

Meet the Troy Board of Education

The Troy City Schools Board of Education is comprised of five members that lead a 4,300-student district with six elementary schools, a sixth grade building, a middle school and a high school. Members are elected by residents of Troy and Concord Tow.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 24th, 2018

Milpitas couldn"t ban pot, so it banned the pot business

Residents of Milpitas are definitely not marijuana fans, based on their turnout at recent City Council meetings, but there is little they can do about California’s liberalized pot laws that allow recreational use of the drug. So the Milpitas City Cou.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 21st, 2018