Rebecca C. Lewis

The Green-Wood Cemetery in Brooklyn.
A bill would legalize “natural organic reduction” of human bodies.
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New York City comptroller and mayoral candidate Scott Stringer
Rounding up the week’s political news.
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Mayoral candidate Maya Wiley with Mayor Bill de Blasio in 2014.
The veteran civil rights activist and attorney has always prioritized racial equity, but hasn’t always produced tangible results.
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Mayor Bill de Blasio during the budget announcement on April 26.
New York City’s fiscal outlook was improved by the federal pandemic relief package.
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Former Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin
New York lawmakers react after a jury convicted the former Minneapolis police officer of murdering George Floyd.
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NYS Senate Deputy Majority Leader Michael Gianaris
Lawmakers are ironing out the details on a plan to renovate office buildings and hotels. It’ll cost much more than what they’ve set aside.
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NYPD officers made a violent arrest of a black man, but will they face any consequences?
The Democratic candidates all have proposals, some with many common features.
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Excluded workers rally on April 4.
Republicans have wasted no time in taking political advantage of New York’s plan to provide pandemic aid to undocumented people. Here are the facts.
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