PoliticsShow All

Campaigns & Elections

Who are the Democrats running for New York governor in 2022?

Some political notables have better chances than others at beating incumbent Gov. Kathy Hochul next year.

Campaign Confidential

Does Keith have the Powers?

And more coverage of New York elections.

Campaigns & Elections

Could Keith Powers be the consensus speaker candidate?

No one is really against him, but it’s not clear who will be his champion.

New York State

Gov. Kathy Hochul has issued her first vetoes

Nine bills targeting a recurring issue around local school funding have become targets of gubernatorial rejection.

PolicyShow All


The push to help New Yorkers age in place

The New York City Department for the Aging hopes to invest more in services that allow its aging population to avoid nursing homes and assisted living facilities.


15 state lawmakers request more money for Excluded Workers Fund

The pandemic aid for undocumented workers has run out faster than expected.


We watched 18 hours of congestion pricing hearings so you don’t have to

Public speakers had concerns about charging too much, but much public testimony landed in the tolling program’s favor.


How NYC’s right to shelter mandate works

Over the past four decades, this consent decree has helped secure temporary housing for thousands of homeless New Yorkers in need – but is it making for sustainable solutions?

PersonalityShow All

Heard Around Town

Why is Gov. Kathy Hochul calling Cynthia Nixon?

The new governor is systematically paying attention to people her predecessor often ignored – or ran against.


OK hear us out: New York Gubernatorial Squid Game

Maybe it’s time to shake up the Democratic process (minus the violence)?

Winners & Losers

This week’s biggest Winners & Losers

Who’s up and who’s down this week?

Power ListsShow All

Power 100

The 2021 New York City 40 Under 40

Recognizing the next generation of rising stars in city politics.

Power List

The 2021 New York City 40 Under 40: 10 in their 20s

Twenty-somethings doing big things in NYC politics and government.

Power 100

The Manhattan Power 100 2021

The local leaders who are positioning the borough for another rebound.

Power 100

The Power of Diversity: Latino 100

OpinionShow All

Editor's Note

Editor’s Note: Albany gets some well-deserved love

The state capital was named the best place to live in New York by U.S. News & World Report.

Editor's Note

Editor's Note: Why Hispanic Heritage Month matters

There’s a lot to learn along with the celebration.


The suite life of a COVID-19 patient

My experience in New York City’s isolation hotel program.


NY’s pot leaders need to consider environmental impacts now

Environmental justice should be the top priority when devising the state’s regulatory framework.

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