Interviews & Profiles

Interviews & Profiles

Helping freelancers with taxes and bolstering rights in the workplace

A Q&A with Vilda Vera Mayuga, commissioner of the New York City Department of Consumer and Worker Protection.

Interviews & Profiles

Jay Jacobs is feeling positive after Tom Suozzi’s Long Island victory

The chair of the state and Nassau County Democratic parties has started the year with a major win after previous criticisms.

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How does a New York Bar task force recommend colleges respond to the Supreme Court's affirmative action ruling?

Kapil Longani has left the New York City mayor's office and come to SUNY as senior vice chancellor for legal affairs and general counsel where he's taking on challenging legal questions about equity.

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Grace Meng says Suozzi didn’t take Asian voters for granted

From multilingual campaign lit to weekly meet-and-greets, the Suozzi campaign made outreach to Asian voters a top priority – and Meng hopes other Democrats will follow suit.

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Maria Torres-Springer on why she’s ‘extremely grateful’ to Kathy Hochul

The New York City deputy mayor for housing said the governor has included all the city’s priorities in her budget proposal. The next hurdle is convincing lawmakers.

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Byron Brown highlights need for predictable state funding

In a Q&A, the Buffalo mayor talked about his budget testimony and his political future.

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Damian Williams is taking on public corruption, pushing for federal oversight at Rikers and telling dad jokes

The first Black person to lead the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York, Williams is reforming the office and addressing the pitfalls of the criminal justice system.