Category Archives: – Federal government

NY Waterway ferries breaking the law again

June 29, 2015- I was walking on the esplanade behind Gateway, south of North Cove Marina,

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CB1 passes resolution banning tourist helicopters from Seaport

The StoptheChop people (a website we helped create) sent this out: Dear friends and members,

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Exclusive: CB1’s Anthony Notaro investigated by city’s Conflicts of Interest Board

Update June 2, 2015- The New York City Conflicts of Interest Board is now investigating

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Senator Schumer kicks ass on our behalf again

June 27, 2015- By Steven E. Greer Earlier this year, my apartment building was having a critical problem with very delayed deliver

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Broadsheet helps promote disgraced Sheldon Silver

June 29, 2015- The Broadsheet (BS) staff have long been working with Sheldon Silver. After

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Welfare to real estate billionaires, the 421-a law, extended for four years

Update June 24, 2015- As a compromise, the 421-a law was extended for four years. The tax-breaks to the fat

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Helicopter noise gets even closer as choppers take off from North Cove Marina

Far left: The Boardwalk with helicopter on deck, parked closely to other boats and congested restaurants. June 12, 2015- By Steven E. Greer I was informed yesterday by someone at the WFC that the helicopter aboard the yacht Boardwalk

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CB1’s Jeff Galloway convicted of felony tax evasion

June 4, 2015-By Steven E. Greer The WSJ is reporting that long-time member of CB1, Jeff Galloway, a partner at

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CB1’s Anthony Notaro mocks FBI investigations into Sheldon Silver

 January 7, 2015- By Steven E. Greer The largest newspapers reported last week that New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver is

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Senator Schumer takes action on behalf of BatteryPark.TV

May 18, 2015- By Steven E. Greer Last February, when I became appalled to see the mail to my building left unattended overnight

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How I got into the government oversight business

September 27, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD People often ask me how I got into journalism since I am a doctor. Many years ago, I joined a broker deal and became a financial analyst. The reports we wrote

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Coast Guard has to tug in small boat of 6 recreational sailors caught in storm

May 31, 2015- The first big storm of the summer season caught a group of young sailors in

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Update: NY Court employee busted using “Official Business” parking placard

Update May 1, 2014- The senior judge in charge of court employee oversight, Peter Moulton, investigated this

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Mystery yacht is chased out of North Cove Marina

Update May 6, 2015- At the CB1 meeting last night, Kathleen Gupta raised the issue of this mystery

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An Amtrak story

May 13, 2015- By Steven E. Greer, MD As you know, an Amtrak train from Washington to New York derailed and killed seven people,

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MSNBC interviews Steven Greer, MD about healthcare policy

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Interview with the man who built the Obamacare exchanges

December 1, 2013- By Steven E. Greer, MD The man who should have been the architect of the Obamacare exchanges in 2010 was the CMS Director, Don Berwick, MD. However, his appointment was doomed from the start and the senate … Continue reading

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Senator Angus King discusses Obamacare with BatteryPark.TV

July 9, 2014- Interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD Senator Angus King from Maine discusses the various forces that are working to keep healthcare cost growth the slowest in decades.

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Skelos and Silver could end up in same federal jail

May 7, 2015- The City & State blog reports, “All Americans are innocent until proven guilty.

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President Obama causes massive traffic jam Downtown 5-4-2015

 

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