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City Council Member Ben Kallos.
City Council Member Ben Kallos.
Carolyn Maloney backs Kallos for Manhattan borough president

The congresswoman joins a long list of unions that have already endorsed the New York City councilman.

By REBECCA C. LEWIS | February 20, 2020
 
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Micah Kotch
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First Read Tech talks to Micah Kotch, managing director at Urban-X.
Michael Bloomberg and Sen. Elizabeth Warren at the Democratic debate in Nevada this Wednesday.
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His presidential rivals criticized him on stop and frisk, his wealth and sexual harassment lawsuits.
State senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins.
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Activists, union leaders and fellow lawmakers are using carrots and sticks in pursuit of tax increases on the wealthy.
Long Island, New York.
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A new investigation reveals how the government made a Long Island disaster worse.
Michael Bloomberg with Donald and Melania Trump in 2001.
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Take our quiz: Can you tell which billionaire made these demeaning remarks?
Is it getting more dangerous to be a New York City police officer?
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The stats don’t reflect a spike in violence against cops.
What problems will the new taxi chief have to deal with?
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There’s a whole stack of issues waiting for TLC Commissioner Aloysee Heredia Jarmoszuk.

OPINION

A light pole with a surveillance camera at the World Trade Center.
It would require the NYPD to disclose information about its surveillance tools.
The former NYC mayor’s justification for the racial breakdown of stop-and-frisk isn’t supported by data.
If we want New Yorkers to have true representation, we must extend the right to vote to all who live here, including non-citizens.

POLITICS

The New York political podcasts you need to be listening to.
A guide for all you political audiophiles.
The congresswoman joins a long list of unions that have already endorsed the New York City councilman.
His presidential rivals criticized him on stop and frisk, his wealth and sexual harassment lawsuits.
A new investigation reveals how the government made a Long Island disaster worse.

Policy

New York City and State are on their way to achieving contracting goals for minority-and owned business enterprises.
New York has sought to award more government contracts to firms owned by women or minorities.
First Read Tech talks to Micah Kotch, managing director at Urban-X.
Activists, union leaders and fellow lawmakers are using carrots and sticks in pursuit of tax increases on the wealthy.
There’s a whole stack of issues waiting for TLC Commissioner Aloysee Heredia Jarmoszuk.

PERSONALITY

Celebrating philanthropic leaders.
The 50 most influential philanthropists in New York.
Take our quiz: Can you tell which billionaire made these demeaning remarks?
Who says you’ve got to be married to get ahead in politics?
The Empire State's most politically potent pairs

POWER LIST

MAGAZINE

Lawmakers are looking into transforming New York's prostitution laws.
New York lawmakers are reevaluating the labor of lust.
The Empire State's most politically potent pairs
What if Bloomberg made memes … that were actually funny?
The 50 most influential philanthropists in New York.

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