PoliticsShow All


The state of state budget talks: ‘the middle of the middle’

The state’s spending plan is due in a day, but everyone’s given up passing it on time.


Hochul could pick two Court of Appeals judges from current shortlist

That means neither the new chief judge nor the new associate judge would be Latino.

Kathy Hochul

Poll: New Yorkers back bail changes, millionaires tax

A new Siena College poll has bits of good news for everyone heading into the budget

This Week's Headline

Awaiting Trump indictment, libraries on defense and a cow on the run

Rounding up the week’s political news.

PolicyShow All


Manhattan’s population rebound leads nation, driven largely by immigration

The borough grew by more than 17,000 residents from 2021 to 2022, while the number of residents in Staten Island, Brooklyn, Queens and the Bronx again declined.


Rank-and-file Assembly Dems insist bail changes will not be tolerated in budget talks

After news broke Wednesday that Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie could be open to removing the “least restrictive means” language from the law, his conference expressed confidence that their leader won’t cave on bail reform.


MyCity portal launches with focus on child care benefits

New York City Mayor Adams and Chief Technology Officer Matt Fraser promised “more to come” for the new city services portal.


Legal experts warn Hochul’s proposal would change definition of bail

Could New York be on the brink of upending decades of law around pretrial detention?

PersonalityShow All

Interviews & Profiles

Open New York pushes Hochul’s Housing Compact

An incentive-only approach to encourage localities to meet housing creation targets is a “nonstarter,” the pro-development group says.

Interviews & Profiles

Gary Jenkins: ‘I don’t think it looks bad at all’

The former New York City Department of Social Services commissioner talks to City & State about his new job working with former New York City Mayor Eric Adams’ Chief of Staff Frank Carone at his new consulting business, Oaktree Solutions.

Winners & Losers

This week’s biggest Winners & Losers

Who’s up and who’s down this week?


Ruining more iconic NYC logos

It’s not just We ❤️ NYC, there are other perfectly good logos that could use a redesign.

Power ListsShow All

Power List

The 2023 Above & Beyond: Women

Recognizing 50 remarkable women who are improving New York.

Power List

New York’s district attorneys, all across the political spectrum

Where key county prosecutors stand on guns, drugs, bail reform and more.

Power List

The 2023 Law Power 100

The legal eagles in the world of New York politics.

Power List

The 2023 Higher Education Power 100

New York’s most influential college and university leaders.

OpinionShow All


Opinion: Real public safety starts with funding public goods, not police

We can tax the rich and use that money to invest in affordable housing, public transit, free childcare and higher education, and alternatives to incarceration.


Opinion: New York City needs help to convert unused offices to housing

State law limits residential buildings' floor area ratio, complicating office conversions.


Opinion: Modernizing Belmont Park is a smart wager for New York Labor

The New York Racing Association has pledged to use union labor to build the new park


Opinion: New York City’s solid waste bottleneck

Expanding the Bottle Bill would benefit both the environment and the 'canners' who collect bottles from the city's streets

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