Politics

2022 congressional primaries

What will decide the NY-10 Democratic primary? Probably not major policy differences

In a hard-to-predict race with half a dozen top contenders, all eyes are on key media endorsements and get out the vote efforts as early voting begins.

2022 congressional primaries

The endorsements for New York’s 10th Congressional District

Who’s backing who in the competitive open seat race to represent parts of lower Manhattan and Brooklyn in the House of Representatives.

2022 congressional primaries

In Lee Zeldin’s congressional district, GOP candidates attack each other as ‘insiders’

The open Long Island seat has swung both ways, and Republican candidates are erring on the righter side of things.

Heard Around Town

Money dominated debate for Wall Street seat

In the 10th Congressional District, candidates’ investments and campaign contributions were a common thread throughout the two-hour forum.

2022 congressional primaries

Sean Patrick Maloney has $2.4 million on hand as super PAC funding starts flowing into 17th Congressional District race

Alessandra Biaggi, who is challenging Maloney’s reelection, has been the target and beneficiary of independent spending in the race.

Education

NYC school budget cuts are again moving forward – for now

Several days after a Manhattan judge ruled in favor of returning the education spending plan back to the City Council, a state appeals court has paused the decision until arguments are heard on Aug. 29

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2022 congressional primaries

Vedat Gashi mailer in 16th Congressional District race shows Black opponent Rep. Jamaal Bowman with apparently darkened skin

While Gashi denies the charge, there’s a long history of political advertisements using altered skin tones – which studies say can influence voters’ perceptions of candidates.

2022 congressional primaries

Who’s running for Congress in New York

Looking at every House race across the Empire State – which could be key to which party controls Congress.

2022 congressional primaries

A cryptocurrency billionaire is spending big in New York congressional primaries

Josh Lafazan and Francis Conole have been supported by the Protect Our Future super PAC, and Carlina Rivera could be next.

Education

New York City may have to vote on a schools budget. Again.

Following weeks of public outcry over cuts to school funding, a Manhattan judge ruled in favor of returning the education budget back to the City Council, but the fight isn’t over yet: Adams’ office plans to appeal.

New York City

Who’s who in Eric Adams’ administration

Here’s who the new mayor is appointing jobs to in City Hall.