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Campaigns & Elections

India Walton and Byron Brown debate for the last time

Buffalo voters will choose between the Democratic nominee for mayor and the incumbent who lost the primary in a highly scrutinized race that pits progressives against moderates.

Campaign Confidential

Can Francisco Moya play catch-up in the speaker race?

The Queens lawmaker hopes his experience in government, relationship with Eric Adams and ties to labor will pay off in the hotly contested race for City Council speaker.

Campaigns & Elections

AOC, downstate progressives help India Walton

Many Buffalo Democrats are staying on the sidelines. So the party’s mayoral nominee has gathered support elsewhere.

Campaigns & Elections

Adams and Sliwa face off in last mayoral debate

The two candidates have one last chance to make their cases in a lopsided contest.

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Policy

Will Hochul finally greenlight a bill to collect better data on Asian American New Yorkers?

Former Gov. Andrew Cuomo vetoed legislation to collect more specific data about Asians in the state, citing financial constraints. Asian American advocates say the data is needed now more than ever.

Housing

Progressives score another upstate win on good cause eviction

Newburgh has become the latest city to adopt the tenant protections which have stalled at the state level.

Housing

Illegal evictions are rising across the state, but landlords rarely face consequences

There’s a growing trend of landlords changing locks and shutting off utilities to get tenants out without going to court, tenant organizers say.

Education

New York’s schools are getting an influx of funding. Parents want to make sure it’s spent responsibly.

Some parents say conversations about long-term planning have been derailed by short-term needs like how to safely get kids back in classrooms during a pandemic.

PersonalityShow All

Interviews & Profiles

Ariel Palitz wants YOU to go out tonight

The Office of Nightlife is working to recuperate the city’s after-hours ecosystem of bars and clubs.

Personality

The spirit of mutual aid endures among Puerto Ricans

In New York and on the island, community support and self-reliance help fill the gaps left by those in power.

Winners & Losers

This week’s biggest Winners & Losers

Who’s up and who’s down this week?

Interviews & Profiles

Brian Benjamin on his first month in office

The lieutenant governor talks about his positive presence in Harlem, increasing diversity in state government and the missteps in his career.

Power ListsShow All

Power List

The 2021 Political Consultants Power 75

The campaign pros propelling candidates into elected office in New York.

Power 100

Power of Diversity: Black 100 2021

The next generation of leaders blazing new trails.

Power 100

The 2021 New York City 40 Under 40

Recognizing the next generation of rising stars in city politics.

Power List

The 2021 New York City 40 Under 40: 10 in their 20s

Twenty-somethings doing big things in NYC politics and government.

OpinionShow All

Editor's Note

Editor’s note: De Blasio’s latest COVID-19 vaccine mandate draws legal threat, of course!

It’s no surprise NYPD union president Pat Lynch said he would take the city to court over the requirement that all municipal employees get vaccinated.

Opinion

OP-ED: Poll finds public support for educational standards in yeshivas

A new survey shows that regulating ultra-Orthodox Jewish schools is popular in New York.

Editor's Note

New MTA map goes back to the future

A New York City “subway diagram” on a trial run resembles the much-maligned Massimo Vignelli modernist design from the 1970s.

Editor's Note

Editor’s Note: Albany gets some well-deserved love

The state capital was named the best place to live in New York by U.S. News & World Report.

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