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Governor Andrew Cuomo at Coronavirus briefing
It took six weeks to “bend the curve,” and New York would never be the same.
Meisha Porter, the next Chancellor of New York City public schools.
Meisha Porter is a longtime educator in New York City’s public school system.
Congressional New York Democrats have the power to change the map this redistricting.
Will the party defer to the Independent Redistricting Commission, or use its supermajorities to try to retain control of Congress?
New York State map
Here’s what New York’s new congressional boundaries could look like.
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Gov. Andrew Cuomo was fighting for his political life over the weekend.
Sexual harassment allegations by a second accuser means scandal will shadow the governor for months – if not longer.
New York State Senator Samra Brouk
Elected officials take on mental health crisis response, police residency requirements and qualified immunity after Daniel Prude decision.

OPINION

In NYC black women are eight to 12 times more likely than white women to die during child birth.
New York City has a huge racial disparity in health problems among pregnant women.
Prisoners are at risk and it affects their whole community.
There are more effective means of economic development.
The governor took a step in the right direction by increasing the eligible groups, but he needs to make it easier on providers and patients.

POLITICS

NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is suddenly telling us what he really thinks about the embattled governor.
The attorney general’s office said it will hire an independent law firm to look into allegations of sexual harassment against the three-term governor.
It took six weeks to “bend the curve,” and New York would never be the same.
Sexual harassment allegations by a second accuser means scandal will shadow the governor for months – if not longer.

Policy

The state Legislature has taken the first step to codifying parolee's right to vote.
The state Senate has passed the decade-old bill for the first time since its introduction
The state was quietly busting through its self-imposed Medicaid spending cap – and that was before the pandemic struck.
The state’s residents are dealing with heightened levels of anxiety, depression and substance abuse – with too few resources available to them.
Experts say outreach efforts have to accelerate alongside increases in supplies.

PERSONALITY

Tesla billionaire Elon Musk
The tech billionaire has so much more to offer than electric garbage trucks. Like tiny submarines and dubious investment advice.
A Q&A with New York City Council hopeful Felicia Singh on her family’s experience navigating bankruptcy.
The Lucerne resident helped organize an upcoming mayoral forum.
Career politicians all around the Congress member are dropping like flies – but she says she isn’t going anywhere.

POWER LIST

MAGAZINE

Tish James, Lupé Todd-Medina, and Andrea Stewart-Cousins.
Firsthand accounts of the barriers and triumphs in New York’s political world.
How Black women in government and politics are getting it done.
Here’s what to watch during the endless bummer of COVID-19.
NYPD officer unions taught the NYC mayor a lesson in 2014. He hasn’t forgotten it.

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