Personality

Interviews & Profiles

Eric Adams wants NYC to be a 'city of yes.' Dan Garodnick has to figure that out.

The City Planning Commission chair talked with City & State about One45 in Harlem, NIMBYism and member deference.

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A Q&A with New York City Council LGBTQ Caucus Co-Chairs Tiffany Cabán and Crystal Hudson

The two council members talk about why the group’s diversity is a strength, and what they want to see from the Adams administration.

LGBTQ political clubs are a nexus of organizing power in New York City

We sat down with the leaders of four clubs to discuss their goals – and shortcomings.

Here are New York’s most disruptive critters

The end-of-session black bear isn’t New York’s only political animal.

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A new group to help Times Square emerge from COVID-19 pandemic

A Q&A with Times Square Alliance President Tom Harris about the Midtown BID Coalition and what’s being done to connect homeless people with services.

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Jumaane Williams isn’t worried about the state of the governor’s race

The New York City public advocate talked with City & State about why lackluster polling and fundraising numbers aren’t discouraging him.

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Monique Chandler-Waterman talks Albany priorities and her next election

The winner of the 58th Assembly District special election is set to be sworn in next week, but she’ll have to win next month’s primary if she wants to keep serving in 2023.

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Peoples-Stokes: I’m disappointed in how America allows racism to continue

The Assembly majority leader discusses the aftermath of the Buffalo mass shooting and impact on her community.

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Melinda Katz says she’s ignoring the political winds

A Q&A with the Queens district attorney who had Gov. Kathy Hochul's ear on bail reform.

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Former NYC jails boss advocates for federal takeover of Rikers Island

Vincent Schiraldi: “If my son or daughter were incarcerated or worked at Rikers Island, I'd want a receivership.”

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Serving as NYC’s doctor while meeting Eric Adams’ expectations

Ashwin Vasan walks a fine line between sound public health policy and “getting stuff done.”