Speaker Corey Johnson and Council Member Steven Matteo both had perfect attendance records.
Some lawmakers make a point of showing up. Others skip a lot of meetings.
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Experts say there’s a lot to like. But much of it won’t get done in the next five years.
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Rubén Díaz Jr. and Rubén Díaz Sr.
A decade ago, the Bronx BP killed a mall project at the Kingsbridge Armory. Now, critics say he’s too close to developers.
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A photo of James Zadroga and his daughter on display at a Ground Zero memorial in New York.
The struggle to get government to acknowledge the health effects of 9/11.
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Former Secretary of Labor Frances Perkins testifying to Congress for the wage-and-hour bill, to eliminate sweatshop conditions, in June, 1937.
A century ago, the worker rights advocate launched a game-changing career in government.
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New York City yellow cabs.
How New York politicians are responding to the medallion crisis.
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Rep. Hakeem Jeffries.
But he could be the next Nancy Pelosi.
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state Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins and Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie.
The Assembly speaker says their legislative relationship is like that of a fictional 1970s-era superhero duo.
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Former Rep. Bob Turner speaking at the New York State Republican Convention in 2012.
Bob Turner’s 2011 victory was short-lived. Others may prove more lasting
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A young girl with her dog.
Why the ASPCA wants to keep pets and people together.
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