Category Archives: – State Government

BPCA President Shari Hyman leaves amidst scandal

September 15, 2017- The Tribeca Tribune reported that BPCA President Shari Hyman has left her job

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The BPCA PILOT fees are unconstitutional taxation without representation

September 23, 2017- by pro se legal scholar Steven E. Greer, MD As most Battery Park City residents know, the Battery Park City Authority taxes the residents

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The History of BPC by Ed Koch

(5000 people have viewed this as of July, 2017) We had the chance to interview Mr. Koch a few years ago. Ed Koch, former Mayor of New York City and former U.S. Congressman,

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Tip of the Week: Ed Koch explains how to deal with “Crazies” in NYC politics

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Glenn Plaskin claims credit for BPTV accomplishments at Gateway Plaza

October 2, 2017- by Steven E. Greer, MD Year after year, the Glenn-Plaskin-led Gateway Plaza Tenants Association (GPTA) would hold its

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How Glenn Plaskin schemes to keep his rent stabilized apartment whilst others lose protections

September 29, 2017- by Steven E. Greer BPTV has previously reported on the cronyism that has corrupted the Gateway Plaza Tenants Association resulting in owner

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BPCA’s Dennis Mehiel thinks that the residents of Battery Park like him

September 26, 2017- The BPCA convened a board meeting today. Before any business was conducted,

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NY Post covers the Cuomo appointment of three outsiders to the BPCA board

July 8, 2017- The Post writes, “No one on Battery Park City’s governing board actually lives in the pricey

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Get to know your rights granted by The Constitution

May 30, 2016- by pro se litigant Steven E. Greer, MD Now that I am a federal plaintiff and pro se litigator, with a viable case asserting my First Amendment rights,

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Allied Barton seems to be copying the PEP no-show policies

August 6, 2017- by Steven E. Greer As you recall, I got the PEP removed from BPC by exposing that they were redistributing almost all of

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Exclusive: Landmark Victory for Renters: 421-g Buildings are Rent Stabilized

July 3, 2017- The New York Supreme Court rendered a landmark decision today on rent stabilization.

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Is Catherine McVay Hughes competent to be on the BPCA board?

August 24, 2017- by Steven E. Greer, MD Catherine McVay Hughes abruptly resigned as Chair of CB1 after Sheldon Silver was convicted of corruption.

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Ex-Margaret Chin campaign manager embroiled in election fraud suit

May 22, 2016- Letter to the Editor by Jonathan Chan On Page 9, paragraph # 24, of the New York Supreme Court complaint accusing Gigi Li of fraud, “Yuan Yang”

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City Council’s Margaret Chin tries to skirt term limit laws and run for third term

June 23, 2017- by Steven E. Greer, MD Sheldon Silver protégé Margaret Chin is running for a third term on City Council. There is only one problem:

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City Council candidate Aaron Foldenauer gives the BPCA an earful

The three new BPCA board members, far right, as City Council candidate Aaron Foldenauer speaks August 15, 2017- by Steven E. Greer City Council candidate Aaron Foldenauer attended the BPCA board meeting and spoke during the

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NYPD 9/11 bagpipe parade 2007

Over 172,000 views and counting

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BPCA intentionally allowed Pier A to flood, collects FEMA money

October 28, 2013- By Steven E. Greer During the

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BPCA wastes close to $1 Million defending against BPTV

August 15, 2017- by Steven E. Greer, MD As viewers recall, BPTV sued the BPCA in August of 2015 for violating our First Amendment rights

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Squadron Votes to Reject Two Non-Resident Appointments to the BPCA

June 21, 2017- Press release Sen. Urges Local Resident Representation in Local Governance ALBANY – State Senator Daniel Squadron spoke on the Senate Floor (video) on the urgent need for local

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Brookfield’s security company, Mulligan, takes over patrols of North Cove Marina

August 6, 2017- I walked the parks today and did not see a single Allied Barton “ambassador”

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