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Borough Presidents Demand Probe Into City Hall’s Shielding of Neighborhood COVID Death Data

Manhattan’s Gale Brewer and Queens’ Donovan Richards issue call for transparency after THE CITY revealed the de Blasio administration withheld a map tracking fatalities at the pandemic’s 2020 peak: "This information could have saved lives."

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Ida Devastation Spurs Call for a New ‘Build it Back’ Program for Flooding Victims

Queens BP Donovan Richards pleads with de Blasio to "step up" as swamped homeowners deal with slow and small aid. He’s pushing for a version of the Sandy-inspired program to repair — and possibly elevate — flooded homes.

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Elizabeth Crowley Concedes to Donovan Richards’ Slim Lead in Contentious Queens Borough President Race

Though the city Board of Elections has yet to certify results, the former Council member gave up her Democratic primary fight against the incumbent Friday. Donovan accused her of racism in the days after the vote.

Council Watchdog Calls for Close Look at NYPD Complaint Investigation Budget Cuts

Donovan Richards, whose committee monitors public safety, says the time is wrong for to shrink the Civilian Complaint Review Board.

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Queens Candidates’ Life or Death Call for More Trauma Care

Borough president hopefuls speak out after our team report reveals gunshot victims are more likely to die the farther they are from a trauma hospital.

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A Drive to Demand Details on Motorists Stopped by Cops

City Council Member’s bill seeks demographic info to help determine whether people of color are "unfairly being targeted" by police in traffic stops.

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Who’s After Katz? Race for Queens Borough President Is On

A crowded field is already jockeying to succeed Melinda Katz, who just won the DA primary. Tiffany Cabán apparently isn’t among the current hopefuls.

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