Opinion

City & State Editor in Chief Ralph Ortega
The secretary of the governor is featured in this week’s cover story about the downward trajectory her public image is now taking.
A demonstrator in Union Square Park on March 19th.
The Atlanta shootings highlight a problem that exists in New York too.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s COVID-19 vaccine czar Larry Schwartz.
The governor’s team prizes loyalty and is quick to turn to intimidation tactics.
The village of Tarrytown in Westchester County.
New proposals represent progress on suburban affordable housing, but are insufficiently ambitious.
City & State Editor in Chief Ralph Ortega
How ambition is discussed and defined, depending who has it.
New York has to adapt to changing circumstances in order to avoid becoming a "ghost town."
Increases in taxes on the rich should be temporary and paired with spending cuts.
The 39th Governor of New York, William Sulzer
With impeachment of Gov. Andrew Cuomo being discussed, it’s worth revisiting the only time it’s been used on a governor.
In NYC black women are eight to 12 times more likely than white women to die during child birth.
New York City has a huge racial disparity in health problems among pregnant women.
More than two dozen states across the country have made vaccinating all inmates an important component of their public health plans. But not New York.
Prisoners are at risk and it affects their whole community.
New York City and state must adapt to irrevocable changes COVID-19 has wrought.
The city and state must adapt to irrevocable changes COVID-19 has wrought.
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