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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LETTER FROM NEW YORK : Is it premature hope to think that the vigor with which Federal prosecutors reached a plea deal with Michael Cohen will translate into greater accountability of politicians in New York City Hall ? New York City Hall : 9 May 2007 (CC BY SA 3.0 by Momos)

As Federal prosecutors bring politically-sensitive cases in an election year, do New York City Hall and City Council find themselves in uncharted waters ?

As the U.S. Attorney’s Office brings political prosecutions in an election year, can voters expect justice when significant Government officials lie to the public ?

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