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The NYPD arresting protestors in Manhattan on June 5th.
The tab will tell you whatever its police sources say, other facts notwithstanding.
Biking with a mask on, the new normal.
Even after the pandemic is over, your old routine might remain a thing of the past.
State Senator Zellnor Myrie restrained and pepper-sprayed by NYPD officers at Barclays Center on May 29th.
State Sen. Zellnor Myrie and Assemblywoman Diana Richardson discuss their trauma-inducing experiences at a peaceful protest.
Governor Cuomo on May 29th.
As protests continue Cuomo and de Blasio try to quell the unrest with curfews.
A young woman confronts police officers over a barricade at a protest over the death of George Floyd at the entrance to the Brooklyn Bridge. Jennifer M. Mason | Shutterstock
Is the governor leading from behind – or just falling behind – in his response to statewide protests?
From the World Health Organization to local pols, everyone is looking to pass the buck.
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.
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.
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.
Governor Cuomo in Irondequoit on May 11, 2020.
Democrats are eyeing broad reforms as they battle the GOP over another economic relief package.