Rafael Espinal

State Sen. Jessica Ramos at a rally advocating for the legalization of e-bike usage in Albany.
New language would allow municipalities to decide e-scooter rules, but the bill faces a tight deadline before the end of session.
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Ritchie Torres and Aaron Carr called for an investigation into a report by AP that suggested Jared Kushner's family real estate company routinely filed false paperwork declaring it had zero rent-regulated tenants in March, 2018.
New York City and state politics have a bumper crop of young leaders of color.
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A row of Citi Bikes stationed in New York City.
Legalizing e-bikes and e-scooters failed to make it through the state budget, but proponents haven’t given up.
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Public advocate-elect Jumaane Williams meets with New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio at City Hall the day after his election victory.
Williams’ win was too broad to suggest potential paths to victory for other Dems.
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Jumaane Williams.
New York City’s public advocate special election results.
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Rush hour traffic in on the Brooklyn Bridge
The governor and mayor are aligned, but a few unanswered questions remain for congestion pricing’s future.
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New York City Councilman Jumaane Williams shakes hands at the Canarsie Senior Center on Veterans Day.
An updated look at who's backing whom in the special election.
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Nomiki Konst during the second new york city public advocate debate
Another look at which candidate got the biggest post-debate bump this week.
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New York City public advocate candidates Nomiki Konst, Michael Blake and Melissa Mark-Viverito during the second official debate.
Evaluating the claims of the leading candidates.
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The candidates and NY1 crew during the second official public advocate debate.
Takeaways from the final official debate heading into the special election.
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