It's like Robin Hood economics — taking from the rich to give to the poor. The Battery Park City Authority ends each year with a fat budget surplus, while NYCHA comes up short year after year. City Controller Scott Stringer has a novel idea: Have the Battery Park City Authority send that extra cash to the agency that runs public housing.
The story originally appeared in Slate and is republished here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.
The Earth's oceans have never been this far beyond the bounds of normal.
New data released Thursday by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration showed that Earth's oceans reached a level last month not seen since humans have been keeping comprehensive records.
LOS ANGELES – Ashley Swearengin, the Republican candidate for state controller, came to the California Republican Party’s fall convention Friday, delivered a dinner banquet speech and, on her way to catch a flight out, continued to leave open the possibility she will vote for Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown – not Republican Neel Kashkari – in November.
Republican candidate for state controller Ashley Swearengin sands onstage after being introduced at the California GOP convention on Friday, Sept.