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News & Politics

Who might run for mayor in 2025 (besides Eric Adams)?

A number of politicians – ranging from progressives to centrists – are seriously considering the possibility of running for mayor.


New York City

A timeline on the closure of Rikers Island

U.S. Attorney Damian Williams has moved to strip the city of control over the jail complex.

Heard Around Town

Phil Banks quiet on rumored exit from Adams administration

The deputy mayor for public safety declined to comment on whether he would continue to serve in the role after this year.


George Santos expelled from Congress

The lying Long Island representative was ousted Friday, becoming only the sixth person in the nation’s history to be expelled.

PolicyShow All


Budget headaches complicate City Council’s priorities for 2024

Austerity measures from the Adams administration could limit the creation of many new programs.


What the New York City Council got done in the past two years

The legislative body could use some of its additional oversight powers in the next session.


Christine Quinn: ‘The best job I’ve ever had was being on the City Council’

The former Speaker spoke to New York’s newest leaders at City & State’s annual City Council Retreat.

PersonalityShow All

Interviews & Profiles

Mike Lawler responds to George Santos’ expulsion

Lawler represents a district bordering Santos’ and tried unsuccessfully to get him kicked out of Congress last month. Now, he’s looking ahead to a post-Santos future.

Winners & Losers

This week’s biggest Winners & Losers

Who’s up and who’s down this week?


Poll: What's next for George Santos?

Take City & State's poll and let us know what you think the future holds for everyone's favorite pathological liar.


Mayor Andrew Cuomo and Gov. Letitia James? New York’s most chaotic possible futures

You thought the fighting between Cuomo and de Blasio was bad? Just imagine these nightmare scenarios.

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Power Lists

The 2023 New York City Top 50 Lobbyists

The leading government relations firms across the five boroughs.

Publisher's Section

Above & Beyond: Gen X

How the MTV generation has kept rocking in New York.

Power Lists

The 2023 Power of Diversity: Women 100

Who run the state? These remarkable leaders.

OpinionShow All


Commentary: The hard part of being mayor has started for Eric Adams

His supporters hoped he might be a more populist version of Mike Bloomberg. But he has unwittingly echoed Donald Trump.


Opinion: Do Jews still have a place in progressive politics?

If Republicans cut loose their white supremacist reactionaries while progressives continue to deny Israel’s right to exist, American Jews’ votes could shift rightward.


Opinion: Why you need to calm yourself over the FBI investigation into Eric Adams’ campaign fundraising

Context provides a sobering look at a probe that ultimately may not impact the New York City mayor.

Criminal Justice

Opinion: It’s time to reinvest the savings from the Less is More Act

Five communities impacted by New York’s historic parole rules said investments in housing and mental health treatment services should be a priority.

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