Azi Paybarah

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

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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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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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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

 
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De Blasio on panhandling arrests

"If you let larger crimes happen, they can lead to larger crimes," the mayor said.

Mar. 24, 2014

 
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Rikers captain charged in death of inmate

Pendergrass reportedly asked why the correction officer was calling him on "this 'bullshit.' "

Mar. 24, 2014

 
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Crowley backs Rangel for re-election

Crowley put himself in opposition to a couple of leading Hispanic lawmakers who endorsed Rangel's main opponent.

Mar. 24, 2014