"No one should have to live with mold like what NYCHA maintenance workers recorded in this apartment," wrote Federal prosecutors in a Court filing in Manhattan. U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York/Public Domain

Federal Judge Pauley will decide whether pennies on the dollar repair fund will be approved for NYCHA

Judge William H. Pauley III will decide more than just eliminating lead paint and toxic mold from NYCHA : he will decide if we save public housing in New York City.

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U.S. Attorney Geoffrey Berman announced a settlement with NYCHA that only asked the City of New York to set aside pennies on the dollar toward what NYCHA needs to fully fund its capital improvement budget. Official Photograph/U.S. Department of Justice

U.S. Attorney Geoffrey Berman turns back on NYCHA tenants after woefully inadequate repair fund settlement

U.S. Attorney Geoffrey Berman celebrated the announcement of a repair fund for NYCHA residents that has since been revealed to be woefully inadequate.

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When the Feds let Political Machines use smooth transitions of power to avoid accountability
Will the Queens Machine be able to avoid the consequences of a long of corruption, so long as it puts into effect a smooth transition of power to another Congressional lawmaker ? Photo Illustration/Progress New York

Some mob families have succession plans. So does the Queens Machine.

EDITORIAL : Any political transition of power that lends legitimacy to the ways that the Queens Machine has been allowed to corrupt democratic functions will fail to restore the public’s dwindling faith in Government institutions.

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