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Thousands of New York high school seniors to get direct admissions to SUNY community colleges this fall

CUNY and SUNY plan to send personal messages to graduating seniors encouraging them to enroll in college.

New York City

Eric Adams is fundraising at Broadway show ‘New York, New York’

He’s king of the hill, top of the heap – and almost done with fundraising.

Campaign Confidential

City Council Member Ari Kagan’s website was taken over by porn for two years

It’s a dead link now, but for a while it was a risky click.


Update: How New York members of Congress voted on the debt ceiling deal

The House voted to raise the $31.4 trillion federal debt ceiling on Wednesday night, sending the bill to the Senate.

PolicyShow All


Cuomo lawyers argue ethics commission is unconstitutional

The former governor used to control the state's old ethics commission. Now he's trying to kill the new one.

New York State

Local elected officials from around the state call for immigrant protections from feds

New York Immigrant rights advocates and lawmakers have not given up hope on passing a bill meant to protect undocumented residents from having their immigration status reported – even as the legislative clock winds down.

New York City

Rikers officials chip away at transparency measures

The Department of Correction has not recently continued a practice of notifying the press of deaths in the city’s jails.

Criminal justice

This year’s Clean Slate debate is a familiar one

New York lawmakers have long argued over whose records should be sealed, from whom they should be kept and how long after they served prison time.

PersonalityShow All


Rock-Rock-Rockaway Beach is tops among City & State readers

The sandy oasis in Queens was no. 1 in our highly unscientific poll of our readers' favorite beaches.


4 things to know about Ana Almanzar, NYC’s new deputy mayor for strategic initiatives

The nonprofit executive is a Cuomo alum.

Winners & Losers

This week’s biggest Winners & Losers

Who’s up and who’s down this week?

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Power List

The 2023 Queens Power 100

The leaders of New York City’s most diverse borough.

Power List

The 2023 Power of Diversity: Asian 100

New York’s most politically powerful Asian Americans.

Power List

The 2023 Albany 40 Under 40

The rising stars lighting up state politics.

OpinionShow All


Opinion: Budget cuts threaten meals for older adults

Mayor Eric Adams proposal to cut $12 million from the aging department couldn’t come at a worse time with record inflation and food insecurity.


Opinion: To make the minimum wage count, expand wage theft enforcement

A bill before the state Legislature would allow workers to initiate lawsuits against their employers on behalf of the state Department of Labor, expanding enforcement of wage theft laws.


Opinion: Cuts to programming that helps people incarcerated at Rikers Island are shortsighted

The Department of Correction wants to eliminate $17 million in jail-based programs

Editor's Note

Editor’s Note: MTA subway barriers can at least improve a rider’s perception of safety

It may not guarantee safety, but a design that people can stand behind, lean on or grab can still help them feel safe.

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