Category Archives: - Federal government

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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Harvard professors feel the impact in their pocketbooks of the ACA law that they helped pass

November 8, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD Probably no other university in the country was more influential

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For the second straight year, no hurricanes that formed off Africa

October 26, 2014- For the second straight year, there has not been a single hurricane that started off the coast of Africa. Read below.

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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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How would a Governor Astorino handle Ebola?

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How Governor Astorino would deal with state corruption

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MSNBC interviews Steven Greer, MD about healthcare policy

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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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Exclusive: Embattled BPCA President Shari Hyman fights back against board member

October 17, 2014- By Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV seems to have wreaked havoc

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How safe are soft-target buildings Downtown?

October 16, 2014- By Steven E. Greer The real estate blog Commercial Observer reports on the security measures being taken by large real estate companies, such as Durst and Silverstein.

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

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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President Obama’s motorcade

October 7, 2014- President Obama is in Tribeca for a fundraiser at White Street restaurant. Note how the NYPD closes the southbound lane to allow the motorcade to go north.

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Huge conflict of interest created by the BPCA hiring new President Shari Hyman

January 29, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD During the BPCA board meeting yesterday, Chairman/CEO Dennis Mehiel announced that the new President and COO of the BPCA will be Shari Hyman, starting the next month. The board voted and approved … Continue reading

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President Obama to visit Tribeca’s “White Street” restaurant

September 29, 2014- The Post reports that President Obama will be part of a fundraiser at the newly opened Tribeca restaurant called White Street.

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The Netflix Late Reviewer: “16 Acres”: How the biggest lightning rod in the world was made

┬áSeptember 20, 2014- by Steven E. Greer “16 Acres” is an excellent documentary that describes the politics behind the rebuilding of Ground Zero, and why it has taken so long.

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I was in the delivery room when Obamacare was born

Update September 21, 2014- Obamacare is causing more people to go to the hospital, which is driving revenue fr the big corporations. Therefore, the GOP lobbyists are telling the Republicans to back off of Obamacare-bashing as a campaign strategy. How … Continue reading

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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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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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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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