Editor's Note

Editor’s note: Could mask-only subway cars make everyone happy?

Gov. Kathy Hochul’s decision to repeal New York’s public transit mask mandate left some vulnerable people stressed about COVID-19 risks. What if they had a special spot on the train?

Interviews & Profiles

George Gresham wants labor leaders to support younger organizers

The 1199SEIU president talked about how the old guard can learn from people like Amazon Labor Union President Chris Smalls.

Interviews & Profiles

Lessons learned from crafting messages for Alvin Bragg and Dan Goldman

A Q&A with political strategist Richard Fife about the key decisions that led both candidates to victory.


Julie Menin on expanding Wi-Fi to NYCHA residents

The New York City Council member also discusses the detection of arsenic in the water at the Jacob Riis Houses and cuts to the Department of Education budget in an interview with City & State.

New York City

New York City teachers: Why we stayed and why we left

With a new school year just around the corner, these New Yorkers who’ve been at the forefront of all this share what’s next.

Editor's Note

Editor’s note: Policymakers must stop the continued suffering of carriage horses

The city’s elected officials are missing how New Yorkers have a lot of love for animals by not addressing this controversy.


Who do New York pols follow on Twitter?

Based on the data, here are the most influential political accounts in New York.

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Interviews & Profiles

How the MTA is holding out for congestion pricing

Chairman Janno Lieber discusses how the agency is trying to avoid a $2.5 billion funding gap and counting on the new toll plan to fund capital improvements.


Robert Jackson gets to gloat now

The state Senate incumbent decisively defeated a moderate challenger backed by Rep. Adriano Espaillat and charter school PAC money.

2022 congressional primaries

New York congressional candidates who are new in town

They either don’t live in the districts they’re running to represent – or didn’t until very recently.