April 2007: Journalist.
Role Name Type Last Updated Employee/Freelancer/Contractor (past or present) New York Times Source Jun 24, 2011
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Date Fairness.com Resource Read it at: Jun 24, 2011 House Spurns Obama on Libya, but Does Not Cut Funds
QUOTE: The House dealt a symbolic blow to President Obama on Friday by resoundingly rejecting a bill to authorize United States military operations in Libya. But the chamber also defeated a measure that would have limited financing to support those efforts.
New York Times Apr 26, 2011 House G.O.P. Members Face Voter Anger Over Budget
QUOTE: Attendees accused a Republican lawmaker of trying to dismantle Medicare while providing tax cuts to corporations and affluent Americans… An announcer says that a House-approved budget amounts to “ending Medicare so millionaires can get another tax break.”
New York Times Jan 09, 2011 Shooting Casts a Harsh Spotlight on Arizona’s Unique Politics
QUOTE: While the individual components of Arizona are shared by other states, the mix of the state’s border proximity, rapid growth and dire fiscal circumstances have combined in the last few years into a riveting and sometimes chilling theater of fiscal, political and cultural tensions.
New York Times Oct 23, 2009 Arizona May Put State Prisons in Private Hands
QUOTE: It is the first effort by a state [Arizona] to put its entire prison system under private control.
New York Times Nov 26, 2008 Verdict in MySpace Suicide Case
QUOTE: A federal jury here issued what legal experts said was the country’s first cyberbullying verdict Wednesday, convicting a Missouri woman of three misdemeanor charges of computer fraud for her involvement in creating a phony account on MySpace to trick a teenager, who later committed suicide.
New York Times Jul 08, 2008 California Moves to Curb Bad Habits of Motorists
QUOTE: Long commutes and a passion for the auto have long combined to make the California car a second home. But that way of life is being chipped away slightly, with a series of new laws — and more being contemplated by state legislators — that take aim at the bad habits of the state’s 22 million drivers. Last week, California became the fifth state to require that all drivers use a headset with their cellphones.
New York Times Jun 28, 2008 Cozy Spot to Eat After Golf, but Women Are Barred (Phoenix Journal)
QUOTE: Charges of sexism against private golf clubs are not uncommon; the Augusta National Golf Club in Georgia, where the Masters is held each year, does not permit women to be members. But here in Arizona, where the governor, secretary of state, chief justice and Senate minority leader are women, it has rankled more than a few women that nonmember men have more rights than paying female members at the Phoenix Country Club, a century-old fixture in the city’s social and business life where it costs tens of thousands of dollars a year to belong.
New York Times Jun 26, 2008 Judge Rejects Bid to Let Police Check Immigration Status
QUOTE: A Superior Court judge on Wednesday dismissed a lawsuit seeking to end a longstanding police policy that prohibits officers from initiating contact with people for the sole purpose of learning their immigration status.
New York Times Jun 05, 2008 A City Where Hospitals Are as Ill as the Patients
QUOTE: “We have an all-out crisis here,” said Carol Meyer, the director of governmental relations for the Los Angeles County Health Services Department. “In terms of lack of access to care, emergency room overcrowding and total underfunding of the health care system.”
New York Times May 17, 2008 Report Assesses Blame in Hepatitis Cases
QUOTE: The report, based on state and federal officials’ observations of patient procedures at the clinic, details a host of unsanitary practices, including nurses’ and anesthesiologists’ failing to wear gloves when they administered intravenous medications.
New York Times Mar 01, 2008 A Town and a Baptist Pastor Vie Over ‘Eternity’
QUOTE: The battle between the city and the church appears to come down to two essential issues: is the message of eternity a commercial one, and is the roof sign a nuisance so grand that the government must intervene?
New York Times Nov 03, 2007 New Life for Initiative to Apportion Electoral Vote
QUOTE: The initiative would ask voters to replace California’s winner-take-all system of allocating its 55 electoral college votes with one that parses the votes by Congressional district. It has attracted strong opposition from Democrats because it would transform California from a reliably Democratic state in presidential elections by handing the Republican nominee roughly 20 votes from safe Republican districts.
New York Times Oct 25, 2007 Firefighters Get Control as Questions Rise
QUOTE: The fires of October 2007 have sharpened questions about the costs of protecting the increasing numbers of people who live in remote and highly flammable areas, reawakened old jealousies that simmer across Southern California and forced new examination of the tension between the need for local emergency services and the willingness to pay for them.
New York Times Apr 28, 2007 For $82 a Day, Booking a Cell in a 5-Star Jail
QUOTE: For offenders whose crimes are usually relatively minor (carjackers should not bother) and whose bank accounts remain lofty, a dozen or so city jails across the state offer pay-to-stay upgrades. Theirs are a clean, quiet, if not exactly recherché alternative to the standard county jails, where the walls are bars, the fellow inmates are hardened and privileges are few.
New York Times Apr 02, 2007 Crime Intensifies Debate Over Taping of Suspects
QUOTE: dispute within the Justice Department over a critical law enforcement question: Should interviews with criminal suspects be tape-recorded? Paul K. Charlton, the United States attorney in Arizona, was ousted after spending months protesting a Federal Bureau of Investigation policy that, for practical purposes, forbids the taping of almost all confessions, in stark contrast to the practice of many local law enforcement agencies in Arizona and other locations across the country.
New York Times Aug 31, 2006 Los Angeles Mayor Gains Control of the Schools, but Hardly Total Control
QUOTE: The legislation, almost certain to be challenged in court, gives little real power to the mayor, spreading it instead among myriad officials. Further, it leaves many important decisions in the hands of the very school board that such legislation usually seeks to marginalize...legislation lacks the central component of most reform efforts: accountability.
New York Times Aug 15, 2006 Governors Resist Shifting Authority Over Guard
QUOTE: In an unusual act of bipartisan and regional unanimity, 51 governors have joined to voice their strong opposition to legislation to let the president federalize National Guard troops in a disaster without local authorities’ consent.
New York Times Oct 24, 2002 Mammogram Clinic's Flaws Highlight Gaps in U.S. Rules
QUOTE: In interviews, Dr. Schmidt bemoaned the persistence of flawed mammograms, the widespread problems of interpretive skill. "It breaks your heart, realizing that a lot of people out there don't have the tools to do the job," he said.
New York Times Oct 03, 2002 'Hey, Keep It Down, Will Ya?' Mayor's Noise Plan Insists on It
QUOTE: "...unacceptable levels of noise in our communities," Mr. Bloomberg said yesterday at a news conference in Astoria, Queens, where residents are tortured by air traffic and motorcycle noise at all hours.
New York Times Aug 20, 2002 Once Vilified, Squatters Will Inherit 11 Buildings
QUOTE: The Bloomberg administration has quietly turned over 11 buildings in Manhattan to a nonprofit developer, which will give the buildings to people who have squatted in them for years, city officials said yesterday.
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