MTA

Policy

For Janno Lieber, congestion pricing isn’t dead

The self-described “patron saint of challenging projects” is trying to keep the MTA from moving backward – without straying from his boss.

2024 presidential election

Politics

NY swing district Democrats breathe a sigh of relief

Joe Biden’s withdrawal was welcome news for members of his party in competitive districts.

2024 presidential election

Politics

Kathy Hochul stuck with Biden until the very end

The New York governor refused to entertain the idea that Biden should step aside. Now that he has, she says she’s “proud to stand beside” Kamala Harris.

2024 presidential election

Politics

New York politicians react to Biden dropping out

Democrats thank the president, while Republicans question his ability to continue doing the job.

Opinion

Opinion

Opinion: The Democrats should now double down on women

A Kamala Harris-Gretchen Whitmer ticket would highlight Democrats’ commitment to women’s rights.

News & Politics

Politics

Burgos abruptly announces resignation, effective immediately

The Bronx Democratic Party is already lining up a successor to the South Bronx lawmaker.

Technology

Politics

‘Not a cyber attack’: NYC officials project calm amid CrowdStrike outage

“Our infrastructure and emergency operations – they’re all in place,” New York City Mayor Eric Adams said.

Heard Around Town

Politics

Bob Holden hopes his chief of staff will decide to run for his Queens seat

The conservative Democrat and founder of the Common Sense Caucus has occupied a unique role on the City Council.

News & Politics

Politics

Susan Zhuang cop-biting incident highlights deep divides among southern Brooklyn Democrats

The council member was welcomed to a packed press conference like a hero on Thursday – but many of her colleagues have gleefully mocked her.

News & Politics

Politics

Hochul again puts up impressive fundraising numbers

No one has announced a challenge to the incumbent governor, but anyone thinking about it has a long way to go in terms of the money game