Energy & Environment

Green New York initiatives touted at first City & State Trailblazers in Clean Energy event

Andrew Kessler, president of NY Green Bank, a division of the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority, and New York City Council Member Sandy Nurse, delivered keynote remarks.


Health commissioners advocate for shift towards preventative health care

Commissioners, nonprofit leaders and health experts gathered at City & State’s Healthy New York Summit to discuss how to bridge health disparities across the state.


Brooklyn DA talks community engagement, restorative justice at NAN conference

Eric Gonzalez, who often refers to himself as a “progressive prosecutor,” spoke largely about his office’s efforts to prevent violence, rather than prosecute it.


Summit highlights mental health of LGBTQ+ New Yorkers in the digital space

Attendees at “Diverse Spaces, Diverse Faces,” presented by Equality New York in collaboration with City & State, discussed racism, criminalization and anti-trans attacks, as well as regulating social media and protecting free expression.


New York’s lofty goal for digitization: “Simple, seamless and straightforward”

Government leaders gathered at City and State’s 2024 Digital New York Summit to discuss ways of modernizing digital infrastructures in government.


New York Thermal Networks Summit drives conversation on ‘revolutionary technology’

Attendees at the Albany event learned how homegrown clean heating and cooling will help the state meet its ambitious climate and clean energy transition goals.

News & Politics

How Somos found its way to the Dominican Republic

Assembly Member Karines Reyes talks to City & State about why she pushed to have the annual conference go beyond Puerto Rico.

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Editor's Note

Editor’s note: I want to be an Age Disruptor and inspire others

Here’s how New York power players 50 and over are defying stereotypes, age discrimination and encouraging new generations.


'The whole world is literally looking at us:' How New York City is using the migrant crisis as a catalyst for change

Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services Anne Williams-Isom and Department of Social Services Commissioner Molly Wasow-Park detail the city’s shift away from the “right-to-shelter” mandate at the annual Upstream Symposium hosted by HELP USA.


Gale Brewer calls for supporting asylum-seekers at City and State’s 50 over 50 celebration

The New York City Council member was among several Icon Award winners at the event honoring “age disruptors” at the Manhattan Penthouse.


Leaders in business, the nonprofit sector and government honored at City & State’s 2023 Responsible 100 award ceremony

The annual event celebrated New York’s most impressive visionaries with keynote speakers Andrew Yang and Jamie Torres-Springer.


NYC Deputy Mayor Maria Torres-Springer and School Chancellor David Banks on strengthening workforce development post COVID-19

The members of the Adams administration highlighted public-private partnerships as an answer at the 2023 NYCETC Conference at Civic Hall.


Christine Quinn: ‘The best job I’ve ever had was being on the City Council’

The former Speaker spoke to New York’s newest leaders at City & State’s annual City Council Retreat.

Interviews & Profiles

Rick Cotton on LaGuardia, World Trade Center, Port Authority Bus Terminal projects

The executive director of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has learned a thing or two about getting massive projects to the finish line.