Category Archives: – Federal government

Mayor de Blasio will run for president in 2016?

April 20, 2015- The Post reports, “Despite repeated claims to the contrary, Mayor Bill de Blasio

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Governor Christie’s Approval Rating Hits All-Time Low in New Jersey

April 20, 2015- Bloomberg reports, “New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s approval rating has

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Gale Brewer, not Dan Squadron, Margaret Chin, or Sheldon Silver, is among the inner circle of Hillary Clinton

April 12, 2015- The Hillary Clinton camp hosted a fundraiser at SouthWestNY in BPC. It was

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Sheldon Silver’s son-in-law busted by FBI for pulling a Bernie Madoff

April 1, 2015- The Post reports, “A son-in-law of disgraced former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver,

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The Real Reason College Tuition Costs So Much

April 5, 2015- By Steven E. Greer, MD The NYT has a nice essay explaining why college tuition is out of control. They first detail the

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Judge allows prosecution of Sheldon Silver to continue

April 11, 2015- The WSJ reports that the federal judge on the Sheldon Silver prosecution case

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Exclusive: The FBI investigates Bob Townley and the finances of Manhattan Youth

February 9, 2015- By Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV has learned that the FBI is investigating the finances of Manhattan Youth Community Center,

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Hillary Clinton in dead heat with GOP candidates

April 10, 2015– By Steven E. Greer A new poll shows that Hillary Clinton is in a dead heat with Rand Paul, and even Ted Cruz.

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Did antidepressants cause the Germanwings pilot to commit suicide and mass homicide?

April 2, 2015- Opinion by Steven E. Greer, MD The facts are now becoming known in the Germanwings Flight 9525. The co-pilot, 27-year-old

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Manhattan DA wants to crack down on political corruption

March 30, 2015- Aiding the U.S. Attorney, Manhattan’s DA Cyrus Vance Jr. is calling for tougher local laws against political corruption.

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Feds seeking to seize Sheldon Silver’s kickback cash

April 2, 2015- The Post reports, “On Tuesday, Bharara, as expected, upped the ante by seeking

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Big Chuck to rule the senate soon

March 28, 2015- (As soon as the Republicans self destruct, the Democrats will control the senate

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Why is Shelly Silver’s crew of elected officials so protective of Downtown Little League?

March 4, 2015- By Steven E. Greer As a direct result of BatteryPark.TV reporting, all of the local elected officials wrote a letter of concern

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Accomplishment: Biggest building in BPC gets a dedicated US Postal delivery person once again

Update March 17, 2015- As a direct result of BPTV actions (see below), a dedicated mail

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Howard Hughes Corp. Chairman Bill Ackman under investigation by the FBI

March 12, 2015- The WSJ reports that the Chairman of the Howard Hughes Corporation, Bill

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CB1 members still supporting Sheldon Silver despite his indictment for multiple felonies

March 24, 2015- This is why the CB1 needs to be cleaned out.  DNAinfo reports, “While he fights a

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Federal class action lawsuit against Poulakakos for violating minimum wage laws

May 9, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD BatteryPark.TV was tipped off last year by former employees of Harry’s Steakhouse that the Poulakakos family

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Internet providers are “throttling” high-bandwidth sites

March 7, 2015- By Steven E. Greer The Internet service providers (ISP’s), such as Time Warner Cable, Comcast, and Verizon are

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P90X congressmen keep losing their jobs in shame

March 19, 2015- By Steven E Greer First, it was Chris Lee, a U.S. congressman from New York who was tossed out after sending

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Exclusive: Your building is likely rent stabilized and you had no idea

(3,000 people have read this as of February 17, 2015. We inform.) June 18, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD Tom Goodkind, Community Board 1 member and resident of Gateway plaza, has been a long-time activist for affordable housing.

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