Azi Paybarah

Bio: Azi Paybarah is a reporter for Capital. He has covered politics for The New York Observer, WNYC, The New York Sun and the New York Press.

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Correction official: Mental health kept confidential

Erik Berliner, the deputy commissioner for programs at the Department of Correction said at the budget hearing, “it’s a challenge, certainly.”

Mar. 27, 2014

 
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FDNY commissioner explains new response-time calculation

"From the time a person calls and connects to the 911 center to the the time we get there is 9:22," said FDNY Commissioner Sal Cassano.

Mar. 27, 2014

 
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Playbook: Citi Bike manager out; Corrections chief grilling

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Mar. 27, 2014

 
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City Hall Pro: Truce on homeless funding; Rangel retracts an attack

City Hall Pro: Truce on homeless funding; Rangel retracts an attack; Arroyo aides charged

Mar. 27, 2014

 
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De Blasio slow to make police-oversight appointment

Mayor talks of reform but leaves complaint review board leaderless

Mar. 27, 2014

 
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Playbook: de Blasio, Cuomo have ‘miscommunication’; Batali pays $500K fine

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Mar. 26, 2014

 
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City Hall Pro: Fight over homeless funding; a Rangel fight in Albany

City Hall Pro: Fight over homeless funding; De Blasio preps for pre-K; a Rangel fight in Albany

Mar. 26, 2014

 
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Councilman questions $4 billion in contract overruns

"Obviously, we’d have to review those contracts on a case-by-case basis," said Corporation Counsel Zachary Carter.

Mar. 25, 2014

 
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Playbook: ABC’s Ben Sherwood gets big Disney job; Facebook footprint grows

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Mar. 25, 2014

 
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City Hall Pro: De Blasio backs off parks plan; ‘Too late’ for homeless proposal

City Hall Pro: De Blasio backs off a parks plan; ‘Too late’ for homeless proposal; Two hires for Build It Back

Mar. 25, 2014