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Shutting Rikers, de Blasio's NYC and the Florida shooting
Recapping the top political news of the week in New York.
By REBECCA C. LEWIS | February 16, 2018
 
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Hillary Clinton at the 2016 Democratic National Convention
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For President's Day, we remember the New Yorkers who aren't being celebrated.
Caucus Weekend 2017
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Previewing the New York State Association of Black and Puerto Rican Legislators' annual gathering.
President Franklin Delano Roosevelt
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For President's Day, we look at presidents from New York.
Latrice Walker
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Caucus Weekend puts focus on institutional challenges – and long-term solutions.
Jeff Aubry
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The fight for criminal justice reform continues, from one generation to the next.
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Who had the best or worst week in New York politics?
Assembly candidate Melissa Sklarz
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Melissa Sklarz is challenging Queens Assemblyman Brian Barnwell in the Democratic primary.
Michael Garner MTA
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As NY aims to boost MWBEs, mentorship programs can make a difference.

NEWS & POLITICS

Assembly candidate Melissa Sklarz
Melissa Sklarz is challenging Queens Assemblyman Brian Barnwell in the Democratic primary.
The Working Families Party endorsed Alessandra Biaggi, Jessica Ramos and Rachel May
The Bronx borough president is expected to run for NYC mayor.

Policy

Harvey Weinstein
Politicians at every level of government are responding to #MeToo
Previewing the New York State Association of Black and Puerto Rican Legislators' annual gathering.
The fight for criminal justice reform continues, from one generation to the next.
As NY aims to boost MWBEs, mentorship programs can make a difference.

PERSONALITY

Hillary Clinton at the 2016 Democratic National Convention
For President's Day, we remember the New Yorkers who aren't being celebrated.
For President's Day, we look at presidents from New York.
Romantic relationships that have flowered in New York's political world.
How two legendary legislative leaders stack up.

OPINION

NYCHA Chairwoman Shola Olatoye
Critics want to replace NYCHA's most effective leader in decades.
Caucus Weekend puts focus on institutional challenges – and long-term solutions.
Mothers and fathers should both spend time with their newborns.

POWER LIST

MAGAZINE

The Capitol building in Albany
What are the biggest issues state lawmakers will be facing in Albany?
New York criticized the federal offshore drilling plan, but does the Atlantic even have any oil reserves?
The health care programs in New York that have been targeted by the federal government.
Who is responsible for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority's aging subways?

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