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Politics

Hochul vetoes Grieving Families Act, inflaming tensions with lawmakers

The governor said she attempted to compromise, but lawmakers said she refused to negotiate.

Policy

NY lawmakers argue over crime data in hourslong hearing

There was a fair bit of subtweeting the New York Post.

Heard Around Town

'I want to be in motion too': UFT brings contract negotiations to the public

New York City public school teachers, like almost all city employees, are working under an expired union contract

This Week's Headline

Adams’ vision for NYC and a new shelter for migrants

Rounding up the week’s political news.

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New York City

As some asylum-seekers resolve to stay at Manhattan hotel, others catch the bus to Brooklyn

“We want a good place to live like humans,” one 22-year-old from Venezuela said of being told to leave a Manhattan hotel for a barracks-style shelter in Red Hook.

Nonprofits

Symposium discusses solutions to homelessness and mental illness in New York

Experts gathered at the event sponsored by HELP USA and hosted by City & State to discuss policies and practices to improve housing and mental health services for the unhoused.

Eric Adams

5 takeaways from Eric Adams’ State of the City

The New York City mayor laid out his “Working People’s Agenda” for 2023 at a theater in Queens on Thursday.

Policy

NY advocates want to do away with mandatory minimums

While bail reform, parole reform and the sealing of criminal records have been the main focus for years, advocates are hopeful the growing enthusiasm of sentencing reform will be fruitful this session.

PersonalityShow All

Personality

A not-quite-real sneak peek at the mayor’s new newsletter

Get your news on Eric Adams from Eric Adams.

Winners & Losers

This week’s biggest Winners & Losers

Who’s up and who’s down this week?

Interviews & Profiles

How crypto can right the failures of the traditional financial system

Rep. Ritchie Torres, who represents the South Bronx – one of the poorest areas in the country – sees the digital asset as a plus for his community.

Power ListsShow All

Power List

The 2023 7 Over 70

Honoring aging New Yorkers who are still going strong.

Power List

The 2023 Health Care Power 100

New York’s leaders who are saving lives across the state.

OpinionShow All

Opinion

Opinion: The Santos stain stretches far and wide

A lot of people were “Santosed,” not just members of the GOP, including this campaign donor who gave to the Congress Member.

Editor's Note

Editor’s note: Grand Central Madison may be a ‘boondoggle,’ but it’s worth it

The station expansion that brought the Long Island Rail Road to Grand Central was done with style and vision for the region’s future.

Editor's Note

Editor’s Note: Transparency is needed more than ever as the crisis at Rikers Island continues.

The New York City Department of Correction’s decision to limit access to body cam videos was a mistake.

Opinion

Opinion: LaSalle’s rejection was a defeat for Albany backroom politics

State Senate Democrats showed a new way to lead that puts people before power.

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