Interviews & Profiles

New York City Public Advocate Jumaane Williams has stepped up in a big way during New York City's Black Lives Matter protests.
When New York’s leaders were paralyzed, the public advocate made his voice heard around the world.
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Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities Commissioner Victor Calise and Mayor Bill de Blasio host the Sapolin Awards at Gracie Mansion in 2017.
A Q&A with Victor Calise, commissioner of the New York City Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities.
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Green Party presidential candidate Howie Hawkins.
The Syracuse resident talks to City & State about his presidential campaign and his hopes for the Green Party.
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Congressional candidate Nancy Goroff
The Stony Brook professor is the Democratic nominee to challenge Rep. Lee Zeldin on Long Island.
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State Senator Jessica Ramos
The no-nonsense state senator is an outspoken progressive, an adept political operator – and won’t put up with your bullshit.
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Council Member and likely new Queens Borough President Donovan Richards.
Donovan Richards on the NYPD budget, the HQ2 site and real estate money.
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New York's first openly gay Member of Congress, Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney.
How NY’s first LGBTQ member of Congress beats Republicans in a purple district.
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NY-17 candidate Mondaire Jones.
The presumptive member of Congress isn’t worried at all about absentee ballots.
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Candidate for NY-12 Suraj Patel
Patel is neck-and-neck after election night with Rep. Carolyn Maloney after losing in 2018.
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Director of ThriveNYC Susan Herman.
A Q&A with Susan Herman on the mental health impact of the coronavirus, her office’s transparency and telemedicine.
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