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As the climate changes, New York City is getting hotter and putting more people’s health at risk.
Air conditioning is a lifeline, and it’s expensive. There are policies that can help.
New York City Comptroller and mayoral candidate Scott Stringer
Two of them call it “Post-Traumatic Stringer Disorder.” Others say he’s no worse than a typical politician.
Gov. Cuomo on May 12.
The governor’s definition of workplace sexual harassment differs from the one he signed into law.
Andrew Yang at a press conference on May 11.
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Progressives have been on a winning streak in New York City, but the mayoral race is shaping up differently.
Windmills on Lake Erie in Buffalo, NY.
From retrofitting buildings to finding land for renewable energy projects, the state is in for a few decades of really hard work.

OPINION

Andrew Yang at a press conference on May 11.
Progressives have been on a winning streak in New York City, but the mayoral race is shaping up differently.
Candidates should seek (and share) “top five” endorsements to make the most of New York’s new ranked-choice elections
The two remaining options are Maya Wiley and Dianne Morales, but each may have limited appeal.
New York state will face the challenge of gaining the confidence of undocumented immigrants when it sets out to distribute billions in relief funds.

POLITICS

Gov. Cuomo on May 17.
New financial disclosures show how much the governor will earn from his book on pandemic leadership.
Two of them call it “Post-Traumatic Stringer Disorder.” Others say he’s no worse than a typical politician.
The governor’s definition of workplace sexual harassment differs from the one he signed into law.

Policy

New York City rush hour traffic on 1st Avenue.
Biden’s approval of an environmental assessment is a shortcut on the long road to completing the toll project.
Public health experts and epidemiologists are concerned that doing so could lead to a spike in COVID-19 cases.
Air conditioning is a lifeline, and it’s expensive. There are policies that can help.
From retrofitting buildings to finding land for renewable energy projects, the state is in for a few decades of really hard work.

PERSONALITY

Manhattan view from an NYC apartment building.
The rising stars who are building a better New York.
The largest public transit system in the nation believes Quemuel Arroyo can bring about much-needed improvements, but some advocates fear it will be business as usual.
Julie Menin shared her frustrations with the state’s census efforts.
The Brooklyn borough president discusses some of the biggest controversies during his political tenure and why he’s not actually as shocking as some may think.

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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