Michael Gianaris

The New York Interfaith Community comes together in solidarity following a week of violent hate crimes.
As lawmakers renew push for Child Victims Act, Cuomo warns of bankrupting the Catholic Church.
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Protesters carry anti-Amazon posters during a rally opposing the Amazon headquarters getting subsidies to locate in Long Island City.
State and city lawmakers who want to thwart the governor’s and mayor’s plans have a few weapons in their arsenal.
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Local politicians like New York City Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer calls the arrangement unnecessary corporate welfare.
The state has bypassed the city's legislative body many times before for large development projects.
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amazon
The online retailer’s move into Queens is dividing elected officials and influential groups.
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Marijuana legalization
Many liberal initiatives that couldn’t get through the state Senate would have a shot.
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The New York State Capitol
New forecast shows Democrats only slightly more likely to take state Senate.
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Election season keeps creating new Winners & Losers.
Winners & Losers
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Cynthia Nixon and Jumaane Williams universal rent control
Progressive primary candidates have struggled to define how they would institute it.
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State Sen. Democratic Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins, Gov. Andrew Cuomo and state Sen. Jeff Klein
Sources present for state Senate reunification deal say it never applied to other pols.
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New York City Councilman Donovan Richards announces over 200 units of affordable housing - along with new retail and community space in Far Rockaway.
An explainer on area median income, and what it means for affordable housing.
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