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DNA Info
Hundreds Mourn Death of Top Williamsburg Hasidic Leader Who Drowndecades. "[He was] a person you always wanted to be around, a great sense of hu
Hundreds Mourn Death of Top Williamsburg Hasidic Leader Who Drown
DNA Info / Posted 12 days ago
decades. "[He was] a person you always wanted to be around, a great sense of humor and friendship." While Public Advocate Letitia James and Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams extended her condolences on Twitter. My deepest condolences to the... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
For public advocate, no good deed goes unpunishedAn activist for wheelchair users issued a statement criticizing Public Advocate
For public advocate, no good deed goes unpunished
Crain's New York Business / Posted 18 days ago
An activist for wheelchair users issued a statement criticizing Public Advocate Letitia James after she pushed for disability rights in charter schools. That's not a typo. The objection, raised by Dustin Jones, was not to the public advocate's... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Is the hedge fund party over?$13 billion, up 10 percent from the year before. Yet there are clouds on the h
Is the hedge fund party over?
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 18 days ago
$13 billion, up 10 percent from the year before. Yet there are clouds on the horizon. While New York City Public Advocate Letitia James, a hedge fund critic, won't convince mediocre fund managers to "sell their summer homes and jets and return... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
City's largest pension plan dumps hedge fundsexorbitant fees for high-risk and opaque investments that have generally underp
City's largest pension plan dumps hedge funds
Crain's New York Business / Posted 19 days ago
exorbitant fees for high-risk and opaque investments that have generally underperformed the market," said Public Advocate Letitia James before voting in favor of dumping them. "Clearly there are other ways to make money." CommentsCrain's... Read more
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WPIX 11 New York
Advocates fight to lift restrictions on school zone speeding camerasinstallation of more cameras in school zones, that will be operational 24 hours
Advocates fight to lift restrictions on school zone speeding cameras
WPIX 11 New York / Posted 20 days ago
installation of more cameras in school zones, that will be operational 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Public Advocate Letitia James says things need to change. "Crossing a street should not be a matter of life and death, and our streets... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Airbnb in racism storm over claims black users' bookings are being rejectedintervened in the scandal over fears the racism was widespread. According to N
Airbnb in racism storm over claims black users' bookings are being rejected
Daily Mirror / Posted 21 days ago
intervened in the scandal over fears the racism was widespread. According to New York Daily News, Public Advocate Letitia James wrote an open letter to the firm suggesting there is "mounting evidence" guest are being discriminated against... Read more
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New York Post
NYC will approve Cablevision sale with conditionsthat Cablevision’s post-deal debt load would lead to job cuts and poor customer
NYC will approve Cablevision sale with conditions
New York Post / Posted 25 days ago
that Cablevision’s post-deal debt load would lead to job cuts and poor customer service. New York City Public Advocate Letitia James said in February there was an urgent need for the deployment of high-speed Internet in Staten Island, Brooklyn,... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
The Stonewall Inn, bar that spurred the gay-rights movement, is landmarkedthe civil rights movement and what Seneca Falls represents to the women's right
The Stonewall Inn, bar that spurred the gay-rights movement, is landmarked
Crain's New York Business / Posted 26 days ago
the civil rights movement and what Seneca Falls represents to the women's rights movement," New York City Public Advocate Letitia James said before the commission. "It must be protected from rapacious developers who would destroy the history and... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
Dan Loeb of Third Point Foresees a Hedge Fund "Killing Field"record investments in private equity. “Hedges have underperformed, costing us
Dan Loeb of Third Point Foresees a Hedge Fund "Killing Field"
Naked Capitalism / Posted 1 months ago
record investments in private equity. “Hedges have underperformed, costing us millions,” New York City’s Public Advocate Letitia James told board members in prepared remarks. “Let them sell their summer homes and jets, and return those fees to... Read more

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