PoliticsShow All


New York’s top court upholds state gun laws – for now

The Court of Appeals rejected Second Amendment challenges to the state’s gun laws on procedural grounds, but both sides of the gun control debate expect more lawsuits to be filed.

2024 New York congressional battleground

Who’s running in NY-17 in 2024?

Incumbent Republican Rep. Mike Lawler is in national Democrats’ crosshairs, but he’s pulled off impressive victories more than once.

News & Politics

Election integrity advocates sue to stop use of touch screen voting machines in New York

The state Board of Elections approved the machines over opposition earlier this year.


Hochul to abandon required construction mandates in ambitious housing plan

The governor is backing off the requirement in a policy which has had little legislative support, and as Democrats face competitive and consequential elections in 2024.

PolicyShow All

Kathy Hochul

DC 37 to Hochul: Sign the Grieving Families Act

In a new letter, the state’s largest public sector union is calling on the governor to approve changes to the state’s nearly 180-year-old wrongful death law


Hochul confirms she won’t pursue suburban housing mandates in ‘an election year’

The Democratic New York governor is leading efforts to regain suburban House seats that flipped in 2022.


Climate advocates to rally for NY HEAT Act

The law would limit what low-income residents pay for utilities and get rid of a subsidy for new gas hookups.

New York City

City Council examines how to help migrant students in hearing

The Immigration and Education committees will review the impacts of shelter limits and other issues.

PersonalityShow All


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.

Interviews & Profiles

How George Santos infiltrated the Nassau County GOP

A new book “The Fabulist” explores the “Very American Legend” of the grifter who is now a household name.

Power ListsShow All

Power Lists

The 2023 Power of Diversity: Women 100

Who run the state? These remarkable leaders.

Power Lists

The 2023 Long Island Power 100

The power players in Nassau and Suffolk counties.

Power Lists

The 2023 Staten Island Power 100

The stalwarts of NYC’s smallest borough.

OpinionShow All


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.

Editor's Note

Editor’s note: I was left off the Gen X list

City & State somehow missed including its editor-in-chief from its newest, and possibly coolest recognition.

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