Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul, New York City Public Advocate Jumaane Williams, Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis and Rep. Adriano Espaillat.
How to say “Oxiris,” “Gjonaj,” “Constantinides” and more
Personality
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The abandoned City Hall subway station in Manhattan. Lobbyists are known to have influence in places of power, but who are they really?
According to New York regulations, they’re not just cutting backroom deals.
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Local election officials will have to overcome many hurdles, often unprecedented ones, for the June 23 primary election.
The obstacles are many and often unprecedented. Here’s how they’ll try to manage.
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Gov. Andrew Cuomo has made everyone in New York eligible for an absentee ballot in the upcoming June 23 primary.
The pandemic has created an unprecedented election landscape, so we asked the experts to guide us through it.
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Governor Cumo in Irondquoit on May 11, 2020.
The details are slim, but the state has options as it waits on the feds.
Policy
policy
After New York schools closed due to COVID-19 the United Federation of Teachers had just a week to negotiate fair working conditions for its members who would now be working from home.
Unions want to make sure teachers’ extra time and effort isn’t forgotten.
Policy
policy
Subway cars being disinfected overnight on May 5, 2020.
Rounding up the week’s political news.
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Senator Bernie Sanders earlier this year.
A federal judge sided with Andrew Yang, although an appeal is likely.
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Shuttered storefronts in NYC during COVID-19.
New legislation would require insurers to pay out due to the coronavirus – regardless of what their policies say.
Policy
policy
Cuomo often shoots de Blasio down, and then implements the policy himself.
The governor has a tendency to dismiss the NYC mayor's suggestions, and then implement them himself.
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