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Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand launching her 2020 presidential campaign.
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In a crowded field, some Democratic presidential contenders may not make it past 2019.
A farm located in New York's Catskills.
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Unions are also lobbying for expanded prevailing wages and addressing the gig economy.
Central Park.
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Generating new revenue streams will pay for deferred maintenance.
A patient receives a vaccination.
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Hot-button issues span vaccines, single-payer health care and the Medical Aid in Dying Act.
U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer.
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The U.S. Senate Minority Leader called for a probe of the Chinese state-owned company CRRC.
Is there enough time to legalize recreational marijuana?
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Some advocates say the support is there, but time may be running out.
Legalization advocates should make the affirmative case for legal access to marijuana and how that will enhance the lives of New Yorkers.
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The affirmative case for the freedom to experiment with a relatively benign drug.
Person working on a laptop.
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A new bill would require state contractors to use work-monitoring software. Some fear privacy risks.

OPINION

Teacher sitting with high school students using tablets.
The lack of diversity in specialized high schools is caused by educational inequality, not a test that measures it.
Outlawing inappropriate evictions would protect renters from unfair practices.
Generating new revenue streams will pay for deferred maintenance.
The affirmative case for the freedom to experiment with a relatively benign drug.

POLITICS

Farah Louis.
Farah Louis’ election to the 45th District is the latest sign of Haitian-Americans’ political power.
Who’s backing whom in a rare competitive race for district attorney.
In a crowded field, some Democratic presidential contenders may not make it past 2019.
Farah Louis’ election to the 45th District is the latest sign of Haitian-Americans’ political power.

Policy

Taxis driving throughout the city.
Experts and lawmakers weigh in on easing the pain of burdened medallion owners and preventing predatory lending in the future.
The ongoing legal battle between city officials and the home-sharing company continues.
Unions are also lobbying for expanded prevailing wages and addressing the gig economy.

PERSONALITY

Former New York Gov. David Paterson at a Labor Day Parade Ceremony in 2008.
The former governor on digital accessibility, the arrogance of Amazon and Democratic control in Albany.
Why House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler won’t stop pursuing the president.
A Q&A with the Brooklyn councilwoman-elect who’s succeeding Jumaane Williams.

POWER LIST

MAGAZINE

A close up of the statue of justice
The 50 most powerful people in New York politics working in law.
Unions are also lobbying for expanded prevailing wages and addressing the gig economy.
Some advocates say the support is there, but time may be running out.

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