Policy

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
Fundraising from firms with business before state agencies is legal, but some criticize the practice.
A dog peeks out of its bag on the subway.
A thorough investigation of the bag loophole.
Long-delayed and controversial plans to merge mobile carriers T-Mobile and Sprint are still on hold.
Baby chicks will no longer be at the mercy of school children, if Assemblywoman Linda Rosenthal's new bill passes.
From fur to foie gras, hatching eggs to overheated horses, and more.
Facial recognition technology.
The No Biometric Barriers to Housing Act builds on growing suspicion of technology like facial recognition and its flaws.
A woman protests the use of fur during a New York City Council Committee on Consumer Affairs and Business Licensing hearing regarding the fur ban.
But is there anything more to it than cold political calculation?
The storefront of the now-closed New York City department store Lord & Taylor.
The tech company may be looking for office space in New York City (again).
A biometric clock.
The technology, however, isn't impervious to abuse.
Jon Stewart hugs 9/11 first responder John Feal while U.S. Sens. Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand look on, after the Senate's passage of the 9/11 Compensation Fund.
Funding for those affected by the deadly attacks will be extended through 2092.
Census.
An online census could negatively impact those who are low-income.
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