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From the World Health Organization to local pols, everyone is looking to pass the buck.
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New York City Council Speaker Corey Johnson was the government relations director at GFI Development before becoming an elected official.
Here are the New York elected officials who once worked in government relations.
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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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Health Commissioner Oxiris Barbot and Mayor de Blasio on April 5, 2020.
De Blasio is getting bogged down in scandals with two of the city’s public health leaders.
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Governor Cuomo in Irondequoit on May 11, 2020.
Democrats are eyeing broad reforms as they battle the GOP over another economic relief package.
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Governor Cuomo on May 12, 2020.
The governor’s excuses for leaving sign language interpretation out of his pandemic don’t make much sense.
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State Republicans are following the president’s lead in taking an adversarial approach to Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
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Protesters urge New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo to Reopen New York during a rally at the New York state Capitol on May 1, 2020.
Outrage over social distancing arrests could loosen restrictions on organizing protests.
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Williamsburg Bridge in spring
New Yorkers’ response to sunny weather could indicate how they will adhere to social distancing measures as time passes.
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The June 23 New York Democratic presidential primary has been canceled.
Progressives angry at decision to boot Bernie Sanders off ballot.
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