New York City

Gov. Andrew Cuomo criticized the Metropolitan Transportation Authority‘s plans to raise fares on the subways and suburban commuter train line.
Cuomo didn’t help hold down MTA labor costs when he could have.
Opinion
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Maritza Davila
Brooklyn assemblywoman named to lead the Assembly’s Puerto Rican/Hispanic Task Force.
News & Politics
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Democratic leaders are eager to see if Gounardes has the right stuff to become a top-notch lawmaker.
Chairing the Committee on Civil Service and Pensions is a sweet development for the incoming legislator.
Policy
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Joe Lhota
What the next MTA chair will need to do.
Opinion
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Amazon-council-hearing
Rounding up the week’s political news.
News & Politics
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City Councilwoman Adrienne Adams was given no punishment after admitting to a minor ethics violation in her office.
A staffer asked a subordinate to volunteer on a political campaign.
News & Politics
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A sign in the subway station in New York warns of the consequences of fare evasion.
Ridership is declining for other reasons.
Opinion
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One Court offers up to 1.5 million square feet at the center of Long Island City’s commercial core and a dedicated lobby for Amazon’s sole use.
From eminent domain to changing how children are educated.
Policy
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Traffic in Manhattan
Everyone agrees the MTA needs more money. If only the Democrats could agree on how to get it.
Policy
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Many observers are assuming that with a decisive majority in Albany, Democrats will finally be able to achieve their long-sought progressive agenda items
The new state Senate majority won’t count for much if urban and suburban lawmakers don’t play nice.
Policy
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