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'Core 34' Vow to Override Veto

by Jeff Coltin
Councilman Jumaane Williams

Jeff Coltin, WFUV

New York City Council member Jumaane Williams is livid at Mayor Bloomberg's veto of the Community Safety Act, saying "This Mayor should be embarrassed of himself. And he has embarrassed this city!"
Williams joined about a dozen City Council members outside City Hall Wednesday to protest the veto. Behind them stood a wide coalition of advocacy groups.

Coming Out From Behind the Badge

by George Bodarky
Shadowed figure holding Gay Pride flag
Klafubra; Wikimedia

New York City's annual gay pride parade takes place this Sunday. Openly gay and lesbian New York City police officers and firefighters will be among those marching. On this week's Cityscape, we'll delve into the issues gay and lesbian law enforcers and firefighters can face on the job.

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