Annie McDonough

This week taxi medallion owners demanded action on a plea they’ve been making for months.
They’re hoping a debt relief program is still on the table during the pandemic.
News & Politics
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Skyscrapers in the section of Manhattan known as Billionaire's Row.
Income taxes, pieds-à-terre and stock buybacks all could be targeted by the state Legislature.
Policy
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State Senator Michael Gianaris
State Sen. Michael Gianaris defeated Amazon once. Can he do it again?
Policy
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Will workers who contracted COVID-19 on the job receive disability benefits the 9/11 first responders do.
The state may expand disability benefits and workers compensation to those still suffering from COVID-19.
Policy
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Protestors in Rochester on September 5th following the death of Daniel Prude at the hands of the Rochester Police Department.
The death of Daniel Prude in Rochester has prompted calls to reimagine mental health crisis response.
Policy
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Activists hang a cancel rent sign in New York City on August 6, 2020.
The Trump administration paused evictions until the end of the year, but it won’t cover all New Yorkers.
Policy
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Andrew Rigie, executive director of the NYC Hospitality Alliance.
An industry leader asks why city restaurants can’t follow the same rules as upstate eateries.
Personality
personality
A bike delivery worker in NYC in March of this year.
Gig workers have been on the frontlines during the pandemic, but their fight for more employment benefits still continues.
Policy
policy
MTA subway elevator
Along with massive service and workforce cuts, elevator installations and on-demand paratransit is on the MTA’s chopping block if federal funding doesn’t come through.
Policy
policy
As the school year starts up New York struggles to implement remote learning equitably.
Students left behind in the spring face the same technology issues this fall.
Policy
policy
Annie McDonough
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