Policy

Members of the Protect Our Places Coalition celebrating passage of Intro 245, the bill to protect places of worship and other not-for-profit owned properties from the city’s annual tax lien sale.
Churches and synagogues have been facing tax liens for bills they didn’t owe.
The statewide plastic bag ban will take effect on March 1.
Environmentalists say new rules are too permissive and the plastics industry says they are too restrictive.
Apartments in Manhattan.
Multiple tenants have reported that brokers are still trying to charge them considerable fees.
Traffic on the Throngs Neck Bridge.
Members of the panel setting fees and exemptions have yet to be named, but here’s what’s known.
Reps. Nydia Velazquez and Carolyn Maloney participate in the protest against plans to revise the Community Reinvestment Act of 1977.
New York City members of Congress are protesting, upstate cities and rural areas could also be affected.
Huge crowd participated at "Never Again" rally to protest and change gun laws after the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.
Which bills could backfire? And what policy fights are looming?
A big yellow private sanitation truck driving through the streets of Manhattan.
Zoned franchises for waste management harms customer service. Other approaches can improve safety.
Former Vice President Joe Biden and Gov. Andrew Cuomo tour SUNY Poly during the announcement that the federal government would join the state in funding the American Institute for Manufacturing Integrated Photonics in Rochester in 2015.
The programs have failed. It’s time to try something new.
Amazon's Seattle headquarters, featuring a pair of glass domes in the foreground
The case against Amazon for the Big Apple is easy.
Only 8 percent of New York City teachers are men of color. Here’s how the city is trying to change that
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