Interviews & Profiles

The New York County Supreme Court and the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
City & State spoke with reform advocate Christopher Kang about New York public defender Eunice Lee, who among other things, would be the only Black woman on the Second Circuit if confirmed.
Lindsey Boylan
She calls coming forward the “most terrible” experience of her life, but has she finally brought change to Albany?
Laura Wood
She’s getting New Yorkers up to speed on ranked-choice voting.
New York State Assembly Member Ron Kim
The Assembly member defied Gov. Andrew Cuomo over COVID-19 nursing home deaths, but he won’t be bullied by the governor.
State Senator Zellnor Myrie
The state Senator spoke to City & State about why he’s pushing to automatically seal and expunge the records of formerly incarcerated individuals.
Outgoing Professional Staff Congress-CUNY President Barbara Bowen
A Q&A with the outgoing Professional Staff Congress-CUNY president.
Jamie Torres-Springer
New York City Department of Design and Construction Commissioner Jamie Torres-Springer talks COVID-19 capital project delivery, East Side Coastal Resiliency and borough-based jails.
Tri-State Transportation Campaign Executive Director Renae Reynolds.
A Q&A with Tri-State Transportation Campaign Executive Director Renae Reynolds.
Dianne Morales
Dianne Morales is the mayoral field’s unapologetic progressive. It’s won her fierce and energetic supporters, but some doubt she can win over the city.
Quemuel Arroyo, the MTA's first all-agency Chief Accessibility Officer.
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.