For years, overloaded caseworkers at APS have struggled and sometimes failed to provide state-mandated services to the city’s most vulnerable adults. In at least two instances over the past several years, city officials determined that those failures contributed to the death of an APS client, according to disciplinary records obtained through an open records request. Illustration: Vincent Panzeca
The agency responsible for investigating complaints of police misconduct relies largely on young investigators with little or no prior investigative experience who often don’t receive formal training for weeks or even months after starting the job. And, in part because of low pay, many investigators leave the job after only a few years.
Nearly two dozen nonprofits selected to receive more than $150,000 in council have had their tax-exempt status revoked by the IRS for failing to file tax returns for three consecutive years.
A disgraced former executive of a nonprofit that receives millions of dollars of taxpayer money received a buyout worth more than $200,000, tax filings reveal.
Over the past several years, more than 120 law enforcement agencies across the state, from the NYPD to Tuckahoe, have obtained military-grade equipment through the Pentagon’s 1033 program, which transfers excess military equipment to state and local police across the country.
Department of Education data obtained by The New York World reveals a stark contrast between a few well-funded PTAs and more than 1,000 other smaller organizations across the city.
City’s chief fiscal steward calls for higher minimum wage, more aid from Albany — and an end to inequalities in funds earmarked by members
Many of the mayor’s proposals to reduce economic inequality depend on private action or federal dollars, not local spending
Thanks to a congressman’s opposition, online grocer FreshDirect might lose out on millions of dollars it sought to help pay for its move to the South Bronx from Long Island City
While storm victims wait, troubled Brooklyn housing complexes secure millions in aid from Empire State Relief Fund