Policy

The candidates for the New York City public advocate debate.
Animosity towards Amazon doesn't mean the candidates are hostile to tech.
Bail reform panel
Democratic state lawmakers tackle bail, parole in coming days.
Andrew Cuomo and Robert Mujica
Why the little-known state entity could block the plan to bring Amazon’s new headquarters to Queens.
State Sen. Michael Gianaris calls on supporters to remove the Amazon app from their phones as he address a coalition rally in November.
One of the few public officials who have taken up arms in the fight has been given a seat on the Public Authorities Control Board.
New York senate Independent Democratic Conference leader Jeff Klein in 2016
Former state Sen. Jeff Klein is just the most recent accused New York pol to get a lobbying job. Some say that’s wrong.
A judges gavel next to weed
Minority businesses were neglected in the rollout of medical marijuana.
The view from the back seat of a Lyft going from Brooklyn to Manhattan.
Beyond the extra hassle of litigation, it has created an image problem for Lyft and Juno.
Hands rolling a joint
What we know – and what we don’t – about legalizing pot in New York.
New York State covered in weed
New York’s about-face on marijuana has triggered a gold rush.
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