Category Archives: – Federal government

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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Exclusive: CB1’s Anthony Notaro has been receiving state-funded jobs for a company that he runs out of his apartment

 May 14, 2015- By Steven E. Greer For several years, Anthony Notaro has served as the Chairman of the Battery Park City (BPC) subcommittee

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

 

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Letter: “The helicopter noise Downtown is worse than heard during the Iraq war” says veteran

May 3, 2015- Letter to the Editor by Paul Rieckhoff Dear neighbors at the BPCA, First off, thank you for your leadership and commitment to our community. As a proud resident of Battery Park City, I am writing today to … Continue reading

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Exclusive: A “serious investigation is going down” concerning the BPCA

May 2, 2015- By Steven E. Greer Sources close to the Battery Park City Authority (BPCA) and New York legal community

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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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Sheldon Silver indicted, again, and trial set for November

Update April 28, 2015- Sheldon Silver was in federal court today for arraignment on additional

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New report: Artificial turf fields have unsafe levels of lead

March 16, 2015- USA Today is reporting about a new government study that reviewed the

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More placard parking abuse

April 18, 2015- BatteryPark.TV previously reported on a court employee abusing an

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Why are federal cops from Washington illegally parking all over BPC?

April 19, 2015- Last year, the Tribeca subcommittee of CB1 was the venue where large angry

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New Charge Filed Against Sheldon Silver

April 24, 2015- The NYT reports, “Federal prosecutors filed a new criminal charge on

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CB1’s Paul Hovitz literally blows a kiss to indicted Sheldon Silver

April 20, 2015- A local advertising flier in Tribeca posted a YouTube of the recent School Overcrowding

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