Policy

From L to R, Annie McDonough, Archana Jayaram, Michael O'Boyle, Aziz Ahmad, Clam Lorenz, Walei Sabry.
Dragging government agencies into the 21st century in order to build a more tech-friendly city is often tedious, unsexy work.
data privacy
Experts weigh in on where New York stands in bolstering cyber defenses in both the public and private sector.
New York Senator Jamaal Bailey speaking to a crowd about the bipartisan legislation to establish the nation's first commission to investigate prosecutorial misconduct in 2018.
Decreasing solitary confinement, parole reform among issues being considered.
Pier and Long Island City at sunset, seen from Gantry Plaza State Park, Queens.
There's no shortage of policy proposals inspired by the deal-gone-wrong.
One of Alessandra Biaggi's first actions as a state Senator was to convene on sexual harassment — Albany's first in decades.
State lawmakers are tackling a broad range of issues in Albany.
Taxis driving throughout the city.
Experts and lawmakers weigh in on easing the pain of burdened medallion owners and preventing predatory lending in the future.
The ongoing legal battle between city officials and the home-sharing company continues.
A farm located in New York's Catskills.
Unions are also lobbying for expanded prevailing wages and addressing the gig economy.
A patient receives a vaccination.
Hot-button issues span vaccines, single-payer health care and the Medical Aid in Dying Act.
U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer.
The U.S. Senate Minority Leader called for a probe of the Chinese state-owned company CRRC.
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