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The Million Dollar staircase in Albanys capitol
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A primer on the state’s latest legislative pay commission.
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There's a lot of synergy in this week's Winners & Losers.
Protesters carry anti-Amazon posters during a rally opposing the Amazon headquarters getting subsidies to locate in Long Island City.
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State and city lawmakers who want to thwart the governor’s and mayor’s plans have a few weapons in their arsenal.
Local politicians like New York City Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer calls the arrangement unnecessary corporate welfare.
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The state has bypassed the city's legislative body many times before for large development projects.
Chuck Schumer’s connections to Facebook have been scrutinized.
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The senator’s relationship to Facebook is scrutinized by The New York Times.
Nydia Velázquez
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Rep. Nydia Velázquez is banking on a bipartisan infrastructure bill – with funding for NYCHA.
Union workers gather to protest the use on non-union workers.
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Unions take aim at public subsidies for Related Cos.’ megaproject.
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The online retailer’s move into Queens is dividing elected officials and influential groups.

OPINION

Michael Bloomberg
Based on his time at City Hall, would he actually be a good president?
Subpoena and voting power would grant meaningful oversight ability.
The state Legislature has distorted many politicians’ careers, but freshman state senators have choices.
To fix New York City’s election mess, Albany needs to create a nonpartisan body.

POLITICS

Long Island City
New York has an incentives package for Amazon, but taxpayers may never know what’s in it.
Many third parties either lost or gained ballot access. Here’s how that will reshape NY politics.
Agencies are quick to deflect blame following severe commuter delays.
A primer on the state’s latest legislative pay commission.

Policy

new york housing
Some types of housing pop up in unexpected places, according to new Community Service Society maps.
State and city lawmakers who want to thwart the governor’s and mayor’s plans have a few weapons in their arsenal.
The senator’s relationship to Facebook is scrutinized by The New York Times.
Unions take aim at public subsidies for Related Cos.’ megaproject.

PERSONALITY

Joe Lhota
Joe Lhota’s stint as MTA boss was marred with controversy and missteps.
The congresswoman promises to fight against the border wall, for Planned Parenthood.
Rep. Nydia Velázquez is banking on a bipartisan infrastructure bill – with funding for NYCHA.
Upset winner says Hannon lost touch with constituents, especially minorities.

POWER LIST

MAGAZINE

Michael Bloomberg
Based on his time at City Hall, would he actually be a good president?
City and state officials weigh in on efforts to award contracts to firms owned by women or minorities.
The GOP candidate for governor claims to be a moderate. Did he vote that way in Albany?

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