Erica Scalise

Hector Figueroa, discussing the New York Fast Food Wage Board's recommendation for a $15 per hour minimum wage in 2015.
Rounding up the week’s political news.
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New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio solicited a lot of reactions online following the first Democratic presidential debate.
Cheers and jeers for the mayor’s performance.
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Brownstones near Prospect Park.
City & State compiled a list of key terms.
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Gov. Andrew Cuomo and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio.
De Blasio heads for the hills while Cuomo stays home.
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New York City Council Member Rubén Díaz Sr. chairs the committee oversight hearing on For-Hire Vehicles.
The New York City councilman’s recent comments on sexual harassment are just his latest gaffe.
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The massive River-Bend complex, now home to Tesla, was a signature part of Gov. Andrew Cuomo's efforts to revitalize Buffalo.
New York has pumped millions of dollars into flashy new projects. Most haven’t paid off.
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The idea behind an opioid tax is to punish pharmaceutical companies for their role in the opioid epidemic.
Recent spikes in opioid overdoses have also taken place in suburban and rural areas
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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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Bill de Blasio said the company ‘threw away’ an opportunity. Cuomo said the state Senate inflicted ‘tremendous damage.’
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Melissa Mark Viverito public advocate debate
Evaluating the claims of Jumaane Williams, Melissa Mark-Viverito, Nomiki Konst and others.
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