Category Archives: - Federal government

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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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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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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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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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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Cuomo’s scandals reach Governor Christie level in media

July 28, 2014- BatteryPark.TV was the first news

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A full media blitz suggests Cuomo is now target of Preet Bharara

July 25, 2014- By Steven E. Greer When senior federal officials make public comments,

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Preet Bharara goes after another state corruption target

July 1, 2014- The Attorney for the Southern District of New York, Preet Bharara, whose office took over Governor Cuomo’s anti-corruption

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DOJ now has Cuomo’s Moreland Commission anti-corruption records

Update May 28, 2014- The WSJ reports that the DOJ has instructed state officials to not destroy any documents obtained by the Moreland commission. May 13, 2014- The Post reports that the Federal DOJ now has the New York State … Continue reading

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45 years ago, a humble man from Ohio landed on the moon

July 19, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD Forty-five-years ago tomorrow (July 20th, 1969), Neil Armstrong became the first human to step onto the moon, with his poignant and profound proclamation,

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