New York

New York city officials -- and Wall Street investors -- are raising serious questions about the proposed purchase of New York-based Cablevision by Amsterdam-based Altice.
The move for injunction is rare for the NLRB as the agency seeks injunctions in less than 1% of its cases, demonstrating the severity of the violations under consideration.
700,000 member union says deal will lead to outsourcing, too much debt, cites Moody?s concerns about debt.
Senator and presidential candidate Bernie Sanders stands with CWA members in New York City, calls on Verizon to build-out its FiOS services, and slams Verizon for its corporate greed.
Pressure grows on Verizon as NYC Council examines Verizon?s broken promise to build-out high-speed FiOS network.
In some cities, Verizon ignores legislative and contractual buildout requirements; in others, refuses to build FiOS at all, while letting traditional landline network deteriorate everywhere
According to Verizon?s publicly available complaint reports, Verizon missed the NYPSC benchmark for complaints every month since January 2012.
Amsterdam-based Altice will pay $34.90 per share ? an equity value of $9.6 billion and roughly $17.7 billion including the company?s debt ? for Cablevision, and, if approved, the acquisition would create the fourth largest cable operator in the United States.

Not only did the story report the company?s broken promises, it questioned whether Verizon has chosen to bypass less affluent neighborhoods.