Heard Around Town

Heard Around Town

Punishment? Council members didn’t get credit for additional discretionary funds in NYC budget

Seven members had their names pulled from a $41.6 million pot Speaker Adrienne Adams has for pet projects.

Heard Around Town

Adams endorses county backed challenger for district leader in Brooklyn

The mayor is backing Renee Collymore, an ally of party leader Rodneyse Bichotte Hermelyn, over incumbent Shaquana Boykin.

Heard Around Town

Carolyn Maloney WAS endorsed by Carlina Rivera. Then things changed.

The primary between Reps. Carolyn Maloney and Jerry Nadler has put endorsers in an awkward spot – and left campaigns scrambling.

Heard Around Town

One45 Developer adds more affordable housing, ahead of Council vote

The Harlem project looks to negotiate with the council, despite opposition from the local member.

Heard Around Town

Ruben Diaz Jr. is getting in the lobbying game

The former Bronx BP has been hired by Actum, but also has his own firm with clients.

Heard Around Town

The intriguing guest list at the Manhattan Institute’s ‘springtime conservative prom’

What do the NYPD commissioner and a certain Democratic gubernatorial candidate have in common? An appreciation for the conservative think tank.

Heard Around Town

Carolyn Maloney skips Met Gala to focus on politics

Passing on the ‘gilded glamour’ event may avoid a tricky point of contention in her reelection bid.

Heard Around Town

Robert Zimmerman says he never endorsed an IDC member – but he donated to Jeff Klein three times

The Long Island Democratic congressional candidate also hosted a 2014 fundraiser for a state Senate Republican.

MagazineShow All

Heard Around Town

Jessica Tisch led City Cleanup Corps before sanitation appointment

The department’s new commissioner went to work for the city program after she stepped down as chief information officer in January.

Heard Around Town

Velázquez, Reynoso endorse reformist district leaders in yet another strike at the Brooklyn Democratic Party

The member of Congress and Brooklyn borough president called on party boss Rodneyse Bichotte Hermelyn to resign last year.

Heard Around Town

6 in 10 NYC residents say life would be better outside the city

A new Fontas Advisors and Core Decision Analytics poll also suggests Mayor Eric Adams’ crime policies have widespread support.

Heard Around Town

Hiram Monserrate is attempting another comeback

The former Queens politician, who was expelled from the state Senate in 2010, is running for an Assembly seat.