Ask the Experts

Medical professionals in protective suits wait to take information from people at the drive-through COVID-19 mobile testing center in New Rochelle, New York on March 13, 2020.
Public health experts discuss what has gone right and what’s gone wrong in New York’s approach to combating the spread of COVID-19.
A taxi medallion
Industry experts and advocates weigh in on a new relief plan from Mayor Bill de Blasio and what else can be done to help drivers.
A rally in Washington Square Park on Feb. 20 2021.
Experts talk about the potential solutions to the hate crimes and bias incidents that have targeted Asian American New Yorkers in the past year.
Protesters in Rochester on September 5th.
A grand jury declined to indict police officers involved in the death of Daniel Prude in Rochester last year. That’s not a huge surprise.
How should New York approach reopening schools?
Experts say more federal funding will be needed to implement any plans to open schools safely.
Black Lives Matter protestors at Columbus Circle on June 6, 2020.
Experts weigh in on policy changes to combat police brutality and systemic racism.
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.
The U.S. Supreme Court dismissed a gun rights case in New York City.
The U.S. Supreme Court’s dismissal of a gun rights case in New York City is not the end of the fight.
How should New York handle the economic crisis the coronavirus has created?
Elected officials and budget wonks on how bad it is and what the city and state should do – and not do.
A look back on what happened with the Amazon HQ2 deal.
Supporters and opponents on what went wrong with the deal, one year after its demise.