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HIV advocates charge Hochul hasn’t delivered on promise to end AIDS epidemic in New York

A year has passed since the governor made a commitment to ending the sexually transmitted disease, and HIV advocacy groups are demanding action.

New York State

Five big takeaways from the new Assembly draft map

While it’s been a long, bumpy road, the Independent Redistricting Commission’s new map is the beginning of the end to this year’s redistricting mess.

Heard Around Town

Peter Abbate is fundraising – but doesn’t think he’ll run again

The outgoing senator lost his Brooklyn seat to Lester Chang, who is facing residency questions from Assembly Democrats.

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The costs of New York’s stadiums

The new Willets Point soccer stadium will be privately funded, but since 1968, Madison Square Garden hasn’t been paying property taxes.


Can Hochul help the MTA avoid its impending financial crisis?

Experts agree the governor and state lawmakers need to step in to provide aid to the transportation agency heading into the next legislative session.

New York State

‘It’s a marathon.’ Chris Smalls talks Amazon union gameplan after setbacks

Outside a billionaire studded conference, Smalls called for political support for his union. Eric Adams wasn’t there to get the message.

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Rat czar isn’t the only weird government job in New York City

The city has an array of intriguing and bizarre positions on the payroll.

News & Politics

Lucy Lang: A criminal justice reformer on her first year as state inspector general

The state IG wants the public to be more aware of the work her office is doing and she’s taking the steps to make it happen.

Exit interviews

Sue Serino advises governing by listening

After losing a competitive reelection campaign against her colleague, Serino acknowledged the impact of the Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade.

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The Power of Diversity: Women 100

New York’s most influential female leaders.

The 2022 Long Island Power 100

The politically powerful people of Nassau and Suffolk counties.

Power List

The 2022 Staten Island Power 100

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New York City

Opinion: New York takes crucial step in preparing for the next Superstorm Sandy

Voters on Election Day approved $4.2 billion in funding for statewide environmental projects under the Clean Water, Clean Air and Green Jobs Bond Act.


Opinion: Top political operatives weigh in on New York’s 2022 midterm elections

These consultants identified a number of important emerging trends.

Editor's Note

Editor’s Note: Adult Survivors Act needs all the attention it can get

The law opens a one-year lookback window for survivors to come forward with legal claims against their alleged abusers.


Opinion: ULURP shouldn’t be taken for granted

New York City Council Members should have the goal of saying “yes” to developers going through the Uniform Land Use Review Procedure and affordable housing is at stake.

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