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KNOW YOUR HOUSING RIGHTS?

Wednesday, April 29 Know Your Rights Housing Forum Time: 6PM Location: Union Temple, 331 Hawthorne (Btw New York Ave and Nostrand Ave), Brooklyn
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STAND UP FOR THE NET!

"The plan by FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler isn't expected to satisfy all proponents of 'net neutrality'—the principle that all Internet traffic should be treated ...
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PROTECT US FROM CLIMATE CHANGE

A.G. Schneiderman Announces Proposal To Ensure Critical Public Utility Services Are Protected From Climate Change Impacts A.G. To Propose Legislation Requiring Electric And Gas Utilities To Assess ...
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AARP WANTS TO GIVE YOU A VOICE

Utility companies have a voice in Albany - shouldn't you? Have you been heard? AARP is listening! Come to our Utilities Listening Session in New York and find out what you can do to make sure that ...
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AARP WANTS A UTILITY WATCHDOG

New Yorkers Hammered by High Utility Costs and Unreliable Utility Service Need Independent Watchdog with Authority to Protect Your Interests New Yorkers are paying the highest residential electric ...
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LOOKING FOR FREE LEGAL ADVICE?

Free Monthly Legal Clinic for Tenants My office continues to work with Eviction Intervention Services to offer a free monthly legal clinic for tenants. If the owner of your building is harassing you, ...
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ANDREW'S SCORING UTILITIES

Governor Cuomo Unveils 'Scorecard' To Measure Utilities' Performance Last week, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo unveiled a new “utility scorecard” to hold utilities accountable for ...
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LOOKING FOR A FREE LANDLORD-TENANT ATTORNEY?

Free Monthly Legal Clinic For Tenants I continue to work with Eviction Intervention Services to offer a free monthly legal clinic for tenants. If your landlord is harassing you or threatening you with ...
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WANT FREE LEGAL ADVICE?

Free Monthly Legal Clinic for Tenants I am pleased to join with Eviction Intervention Services to offer a free monthly legal clinic for tenants. If your landlord is harassing you or threatening you ...
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WANT FREE LEGAL ADVICE?

Free Monthly Legal Clinic for Tenants I am pleased to join with Eviction Intervention Services to offer a free monthly legal clinic for tenants. If your landlord is harassing you or threatening you ...
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SAFEGUARDING THE CITY'S WATERSHED

DEP Completes Upgrades and Safety Improvements in Two Upstate Wastewater Treatment Plants Projects Will Help Protect Water Quality in Grahamsville and Margaretville Last week, Environmental Protection ...
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LOOKING FOR FREE LEGAL ADVICE?

Free Monthly Legal Clinic for Tenants I am pleased to join with Eviction Intervention Services to offer a free monthly legal clinic for tenants. If your landlord is harassing you or threatening you ...
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DID YOUR LANDLORD MAKE THE LIST?

The Public Advocate has launched a campaign to identify, track, and hold accountable New York City's most irresponsible landlords. Too many of our city's tenants find themselves living in ...
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AN UNABRIDGED DELAY

Van Tulco, a contractor hired by the City for a municipal works project which involved the rebuilding of a Long Island City bridge, sued New York Telephone Company (NYTelCo) and Consolidated Edison ...
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AD3 ALLOWS EASEMENT'S MODIFICATION

In Town of Elmira v. Hutchison, Mark Hutchison tried to stop the Town of Elmira from modifying a drainage system situated on his land. Before Hutchison purchased the property, the prior owners granted ...
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HOW GRATING WAS THIS?

Filip Di Sanza was injured when he tripped and fell over a raised metal sidewalk grating, which covered a vault containing a Con Edison transformer. After it was named a party to DiSanza's personal ...
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IT'S TIME TO SLAM CON ED!

Earlier this afternoon, I received a message from New York City Councilmember John C. Liu 's office about the power outage which impacted some 10,000 residents of Flushing, Queens, on June 1, 2007, ...
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CON ED: DID WE FORGET TO SAY, "THANK YOU?"

After nine days without power, New York City's residential customers impacted by the recent outage may file claims seeking to recover damages "for actual losses of food spoiled due to lack of ...
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SHAME ON YOU, MR. BURKE!

In our local papers, including today's New York Times, Kevin Burke, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Con Edison, has published a full-page open letter addressed to the hundreds of thousands of ...
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