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New York State

A timeline of Cuomo’s fight for political survival

It’s been a heck of a few months in state politics since a fateful Feb. 10 meeting between the governor’s aides and state lawmakers.

News & Politics

Jamaal Bailey’s shaking up the Bronx Dems

With a majority female City Council representation, could the old boys club be gone?

This Week's Headline

COVID-19 concerns and mixed MTA updates

Rounding up the week’s political news.

Excelsior Newsletter

How does NYC’s waste management system work?

Garbage, recycling and private carting companies.

PolicyShow All


California passed guaranteed income for aged-out foster youth. Will New York follow?

The chair of the state Senate’s Committee on Children and Families supports establishing a similar program in New York.


Excluded worker fund regulations draw scrutiny

The Department of Labor finally released additional regulations for the $2.1 billion program that left immigrant advocates dissatisfied.

Health Care

COVID-19 ‘long-haulers’ join the ranks of disabled Americans

On the anniversary of the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act, a new wave of people with disabilities are adjusting to their new normals.


Could the delta variant complicate the coming NYC school year?

Less than 1% of summer classrooms have been impacted by positive cases. Health experts disagree on how schools should handle quarantines.

PersonalityShow All

Interviews & Profiles

Vanessa Gibson sheds light on Bronx power

The Democratic borough president nominee discusses recent changes in the local political scene.

Interviews & Profiles

The company improving internet access in NYC’s airports and tunnels

Boingo CEO Mike Finley discusses connecting JFK and LaGuardia to 5G service.

Interviews & Profiles

‘She’s one of the brave ones.’ Yuh-Line Niou’s outspoken leadership style

She came to the Legislature as an insurgent, and she hasn’t lost that attitude.


Alexa Avilés is a big-table socialist

The Democratic nominee to rep District 38 on the City Council wants to empower immigrants in Sunset Park.

Power ListsShow All

Power 100

The 2021 Bronx Power 100

The local leaders bringing the borough back.

Power 100

2021 Power of Diversity: Asian 100

New York’s Asian American leaders.

Power 100

The 2021 Albany 40 Under 40

Recognizing the next generation of rising stars in state politics.

Power 100

The Transportation Power 100

The movers and shakers who are moving New Yorkers.

OpinionShow All


The promise and peril of Cure Violence in NYC

A network of programs seek to provide pathways out of criminal behavior for at-risk youth.


Here’s how to reform the NYC Board of Elections

The state Legislature should replace the political cronies with professionals.

Editor's Note

Editor’s Note: A Kmart loved by punks and bohemians closes

The department store’s Astor Place location did what no one thought possible: It made its mark on the neighborhood.


Latinas poised to be a force on the City Council

A record 10 Hispanic women won recent New York City Council Democratic primaries.

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