Chirlane McCray

New York City

Who’s for and against banning menthol cigarettes in New York City

It’s Al Sharpton vs. the NAACP, with Corey Johnson stuck in the middle.

New York City

Ninth cop suicide generates fury toward ThriveNYC

News broke that the organization cancelled an event for cops the same day an officer took his own life.

New York City

Poll: Will any women run for NYC mayor in 2021?

While the next New York City mayoral election is still a couple years away, it’s striking that all of the early frontrunners are men. In this week’s reader poll, we ask whether any women will run for mayor in 2021, who’s likely to enter the fray, and whether a woman will win.

New York State

The budget crunch and Serrano to retire

Rep. Jose E. Serrano announced that he will not seek re-election in 2020, New York will be adopting a state-wide ban on plastic bags, NYC First Lady Chirlane McCray dismissed her ThriveNYC "haters," and more of this week’s most important political news stories.

Bill de Blasio

City Hall: The movie

Our dream cast to play top elected officials in New York City government.

New York City

Which actors should play which NYC politicians?

If you made a movie about New York City government, who would be in your dream cast?

New York State

What are New York politicians REALLY thankful for?

This Thanksgiving, reflect on the political gifts given in the past year.

Julia Salazar

Another Mario Cuomo bridge, endorsements, spending and back to school

Another Mario Cuomo bridge opens, endorsements, spending and back to school in This Week's Headlines.

Chirlane McCray

Chirlane McCray touts increased funding for the mayor's Unity Project

First lady Chirlane McCray touts the expansion of Mayor de Blasio's Unity Project at City & State's Pride Power 50 event.

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