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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 3 days 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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Naked Capitalism
David Loeb of Third Point Foresees a Hedge Fund "Killing Field"record investments in private equity. “Hedges have underperformed, costing us
David Loeb of Third Point Foresees a Hedge Fund "Killing Field"
Naked Capitalism / Posted 3 days 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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Business Insider
Investors are fleeing hedge funds in drovesentire $1.5 billion hedge fund program, a trustee told Reuters, “as soon as pra
Investors are fleeing hedge funds in droves
Business Insider / Posted 7 days ago
entire $1.5 billion hedge fund program, a trustee told Reuters, “as soon as practicable in an orderly and prudent manner.” Letitia James, public advocate for NYCERS, lambasted hedge funds for their “exorbitant fees” and lashed out at managers who... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
Investors Dump Hedge Funds Due to Lousy Performance, High Feesentire $1.5 billion hedge fund program, a trustee told Reuters, “as soon as pra
Investors Dump Hedge Funds Due to Lousy Performance, High Fees
Naked Capitalism / Posted 9 days ago
entire $1.5 billion hedge fund program, a trustee told Reuters, “as soon as practicable in an orderly and prudent manner.” Letitia James, public advocate for NYCERS, lambasted hedge funds for their “exorbitant fees” and lashed out at managers who... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Why Sanders' political soul mates lined up with Clintonwho aspire to be considered the city's most progressive leaders, including Comp
Why Sanders' political soul mates lined up with Clinton
Crain's New York Business / Posted 11 days ago
who aspire to be considered the city's most progressive leaders, including Comptroller Scott Stringer, Public Advocate Letitia James and Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, not to mention Mayor Bill de Blasio, have overwhelmingly backed... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Rough night for WFP | Unions clash over Airbnb | Continue Brooklyn's boomwith Silver, whose corruption conviction forced him out of office. (The WFP pre
Rough night for WFP | Unions clash over Airbnb | Continue Brooklyn's boom
Crain's New York Business / Posted 11 days ago
with Silver, whose corruption conviction forced him out of office. (The WFP previously won a special election in 2003, when Letitia James defeated Geoffrey Davis, an unprepared candidate with legal problems filling in for his brother, City... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Why Sanders' political soulmates lined up with Clintonwho aspire to be considered the city's most progressive leaders, including Comp
Why Sanders' political soulmates lined up with Clinton
Crain's New York Business / Posted 12 days ago
who aspire to be considered the city's most progressive leaders, including Comptroller Scott Stringer, Public Advocate Letitia James and Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, not to mention Mayor Bill de Blasio, have overwhelmingly backed... Read more
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NBC News
Bernie Sanders Rallies With Striking Verizon Workersthe Verizon workers were expected to be joined by dozens of New York City elect
Bernie Sanders Rallies With Striking Verizon Workers
NBC News / Posted 13 days ago
the Verizon workers were expected to be joined by dozens of New York City elected officials, including Public Advocate Letitia James, City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and others — all of them Democrats. Warning that Verizon was... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Staten Island slipping into darkness with murder, heroinseen. Some help is on the way. There was an opiate town hall meeting held here
Staten Island slipping into darkness with murder, heroin
Staten Island Advance / Posted 14 days ago
seen. Some help is on the way. There was an opiate town hall meeting held here the other night, led by Public Advocate Letitia James. A new place where addicts and their families can get help, Carl's House, is set to open. We're going to need... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
City, unions brace for fight over plan to turn around hospitalsDr. Frank Proscia, president of Doctors Council SEIU, appeared alongside Public
City, unions brace for fight over plan to turn around hospitals
Crain's New York Business / Posted 14 days ago
Dr. Frank Proscia, president of Doctors Council SEIU, appeared alongside Public Advocate Letitia James and Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer An effort to depoliticize a turnaround plan for the city’s public hospital system has already become... Read more
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New York Post
Cablevision sale about to get city approvalcounsel Maya Wiley to hammer out a deal, the source said. An Altice meeting is
Cablevision sale about to get city approval
New York Post / Posted 16 days ago
counsel Maya Wiley to hammer out a deal, the source said. An Altice meeting is planned in coming days with Public Advocate Letitia James, the source said. City approval may be coming at its May 9 Department of Information Technology meeting. The... Read more
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NBC News
'Let Them Sell Their Summer Homes': NYC Pension Dumps Hedge Fundsfund, and public pensions in Illinois. "Hedges have underperformed, costing us
'Let Them Sell Their Summer Homes': NYC Pension Dumps Hedge Funds
NBC News / Posted 16 days ago
fund, and public pensions in Illinois. "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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Channel NewsAsia
'Let them sell their summer homes': NYC pension dumps hedge fundsfund, and public pensions in Illinois. "Hedges have underperformed, costing us
'Let them sell their summer homes': NYC pension dumps hedge funds
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 17 days ago
fund, and public pensions in Illinois. "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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The Huffington Post
New York City's Public Advocate Just Told Hedge Funds To Shove Itnation's largest public pensionfund. "Hedges have underperformed, costing us m
New York City's Public Advocate Just Told Hedge Funds To Shove It
The Huffington Post / Posted 17 days ago
nation's largest public pensionfund. "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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Reuters
'Let them sell their summer homes': New York City pension dumps hedge fundsnation's largest public pension fund. "Hedges have underperformed, costing us
'Let them sell their summer homes': New York City pension dumps hedge funds
Reuters / Posted 17 days ago
nation's largest public pension fund. "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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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 17 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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Staten Island Advance
Opiate Town Hall focuses on Staten Island's drug crisisISLAND, N.Y. — In the wake of headlines expressing distress over the borough's
Opiate Town Hall focuses on Staten Island's drug crisis
Staten Island Advance / Posted 18 days ago
ISLAND, N.Y. — In the wake of headlines expressing distress over the borough's drug addiction crisis, Public Advocate Letitia James came to Staten Island to provide experts with the opportunity to say what is being done and to hear what more... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
Stephen Hawking and Yuri Milner team up for 100-million-mph mission to the starsgender-based wage gap than women in the rest of the U.S. This according to a re
Stephen Hawking and Yuri Milner team up for 100-million-mph mission to the stars
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 19 days ago
gender-based wage gap than women in the rest of the U.S. This according to a report released today by NYC Public Advocate Letitia James. You may notice that government workers in the city have the biggest disparity. Which explains why the... Read more
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WPIX 11 New York
Riders Alliance calls for reduced MetroCard fares for New Yorkers living below poverty linesenior, the disabled, the wealthy,” Rebecca Bailin, Campaign manager, Riders Al
Riders Alliance calls for reduced MetroCard fares for New Yorkers living below poverty line
WPIX 11 New York / Posted 20 days ago
senior, the disabled, the wealthy,” Rebecca Bailin, Campaign manager, Riders Alliance told PIX11. Both Public Advocate Letitia James and City Comptroller Scott Stringer support the low income reduced fare proposal. While the MTA had no... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Public Advocate Letitia James to host Town Hall session on opiate addictionSTATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- New York City Public Advocate Letitia James will host a
Public Advocate Letitia James to host Town Hall session on opiate addiction
Staten Island Advance / Posted 23 days ago
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- New York City Public Advocate Letitia James will host a Town Hall session next week "to address the harrowing epidemic of opiate addiction on Staten Island." The forum, which is co-sponsored by the borough's elected officials,... Read more
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CBS News
​Protesters rally against Trump's abortion commentscame together for an emergency protest against Donald Trump's stance on banning
​Protesters rally against Trump's abortion comments
CBS News / Posted 30 days ago
came together for an emergency protest against Donald Trump's stance on banning abortions. New York City Public Advocate Letitia James and women's rights leaders led the event. New York City Public Advocate Letitia James speaks to protesters and... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Singing NYPD school safety officer performs at City Hallask for voice lessons. "I usually tell them how to get their voice in certain
Singing NYPD school safety officer performs at City Hall
Staten Island Advance / Posted 30 days ago
ask for voice lessons. "I usually tell them how to get their voice in certain positions," she said. Thursday's event, co-hosted by Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and the Women's Caucus and Public Advocate Letitia James, celebrated Women in Uni... Read more

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