Category Archives: - Federal government

We support raising the minimum wage

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Has the ACA law begun to reduce the uninsured, and at what cost?

July 27, 2014- Interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD Ben Sommers, MD PhD, from the Harvard School of Public Health

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Local electeds come up emptyhanded with ferry boat horn noise solution

September 3, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD The elected officials representing Downtown were made aware of the ferry boat horn noise issue directly as a result of the extensive BatteryPark.TV reporting,

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Review: Governor’s Island is a miserable experience from start to finish

May 26, 2014- By Steven E. Greer I spent a few hours touring the new Governor’s Island. It was a miserable, exhausting, and boring experience.

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The combustion engine will go away sooner than people think

September 6, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD I was noticing the strong presence of electric vehicles at this year’s car show on the esplanade. Not only did Tesla show up, but BMW sent their M8 electric car.

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How to fight billionaire LeFrak without a lawyer and win

Update August 4, 2014- This case was withdrawn July 8th. She won. 

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BatteryPark.TV defeats Jimmy Fallon and NBC legal

August 29, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD BatteryPark.TV previously reported on a case of copyright dispute,

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Steven Greer, MD discusses with Bill O’Reilly the Japan radiation concern for the US?

April 2, 2011 Currently, the radioactive isotopes from the Fukushima meltdowns (plural) reaching the United States are of no concern. The levels are miniscule and of no medical harm. However, radiation exposure and subsequent risk to cancer is cumulative and … Continue reading

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California set to ban drones that violate privacy laws

August 23, 2014- California has a state bill that would ban the use of drones capturing photos of celebrities and others, in ways that violate current privacy laws.

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WSJ explains why Governor’s Island is getting elevated

August 20, 2014- The WSJ reported on Governor’s Island and explained its history and why portions of it are being elevated now.

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Too funny. Helicopter noise now bothers one-percenters in the Hamptons

August 23, 2014- In what could be a help to the struggles of the working class

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Kayak activist receives threats

July 29, 2014- The Post has an article about the ferry boat horn honking, and in it they mention that the ringleader of the kayak activism,

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Nadler sends letter to Mayor de Blasio to stop tourist helicopters

August 8, 2014- By Steven E. Greer Two years ago, when residents affected by the nonstop noise from the tourist helicopters appealed to BatteryPark.TV for help, we began to

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BatteryPark.TV strongly supports the protestors in Ferguson, Missouri

August 14, 2014- Opinion by Steven E. Greer, MD On Saturday, August 9th, a hand-to-hand battle broke out between a white police officer and an 18-yo African American in Ferguson, Missouri. The young man’s name was Michael Brown. He was … Continue reading

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Drone lobbyists fail to sway FAA

August 11, 2014- By Steven E. Greer The scores of national newspaper and TV stories recently that have portrayed drones as super neat and vital for a new industry, while making no

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Durst wants more ferry boats

August 5, 2014- A real estate news aggregating blog reports that developer Durst, the same man who failed to gain control of

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Preventing HIV infection

August 5, 2014- Interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD Rajesh Tim Gandhi, MD of the Massachusetts General Hospital discusses the NEJM review paper he co-wrote with his sister, Monica Gandhi, MD, discussing the current state of therapy for HIV-infected patients. … Continue reading

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The real reason Governor Cuomo and Mayor de Blasio are butting heads

Update August 5, 2014- File this under “Told you so”. Confirming our reporting months ago,

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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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Contractor for 1 WFC lied to get minority contracts

August 1, 1014- The Post reports, “Federal authorities on Thursday charged

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