New York City

Personality

Bob Holden is catching up on all this tech stuff

The new chair of the City Council’s Committee on Technology and Queens native weighs in on the city’s tech priorities and the “shocking” results of the Queens DA race.

New York City

Politics

Five things to watch for in the Queens district attorney race

Queens Democrats will be heading to the polls Tuesday to vote in the most closely watched district attorney race in the borough in generations. Could it be the death knell of the Queens machine? That’s one of City & State’s five things to watch as the returns come in.

New York State

Politics

Whirlwind last week in Albany

Rounding up the week’s political news: progressive policy making, the passing of major climate bills, big endorsements for Queens District Attorney Tiffany Cabán and more.

New York City

Politics

Who’s the frontrunner in the Queens district attorney race?

Queens has a competitive district attorney race for the first time in decades, but there has been no public polling. So City & State reached out to experts to see who is the frontrunner, what will be the biggest factor in the race, and how many years the victor might serve.

New York City

Personality

It's Melinda Katz's race to lose

That simple fact is: Queens Borough President Melinda Katz is the front-runner in the Democratic primary election for Queens district attorney on June 25.

New York City

Politics

Fact-checking the debates for Queens district attorney

City & State fact-checked some of the claims made by Queens DA candidates in the back-to-back debates that took place this week.

New York City

Politics

Assemblyman Brian Barnwell disputes Melinda Katz’s claim he endorsed her in Queens DA race.

Melinda Katz’s Queens district attorney campaign touts Assemblyman Brian Barnwell among her endorsements, but Barnwell says he never endorsed her. There are also two endorsements simultaneously claimed by Katz and her opponent Rory Lancman.

New York City

Personality

In Queens DA contest, Tiffany Cabán is the leftest of them all

Among the seven Queens District Attorney candidates, Tiffany Cabán's platform would take the office the furthest to the left.

New York City

Politics

Where the Queens DA candidates stand on the issues

The seven Democratic candidates for Queens district attorney reflect the borough’s diversity and they’re all proposing the same shift away from the legacy of the just-deceased Queens DA Richard Brown. Here’s a guide to each candidate’s stances on the issues in the race.

Melinda Katz

Politics

Caban campaign caught spying on Melinda Katz

In some ways, public defender Tiffany Cabán is running a campaign focused on change from the status quo – but in other ways, the Queens district attorney candidate is conducting politics as usual, including sending a volunteer to spy on an opponent’s event.

New York City

Politics

Session begins, de Blasio’s big speech and Queens DA to retire

New York's 2019 Legislative Session begins, Bill de Blasio gives his big speech and the Queens DA will retire.

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