More candidates want to and are able to run competitive City Council elections.
The likely New York City Council member campaigned in poetry. Now he must learn to govern in prose.
To survive reelection in southern Brooklyn, Brannan is focusing on constituent service and pragmatic politics.
For the first time since the Bloomberg years, the council voted to override a mayoral veto. Council members said a package of bills expanding access to housing vouchers is a crucial step in addressing the housing crisis.
Significant policy reforms for addressing the homelessness crisis are at stake.
The $107 billion budget deal is the largest in city history, but features spending cuts.
Interviews & Profiles
It was Banks’ fourth time running against Council Member Charles Barron, or his wife, in East New York.
Campaigns & Elections
Her victory sets up a competitive general election race in this relatively moderate district.
Mayor Eric Adams vetoed a package of bills expanding access to housing vouchers, but the City Council is prepared to vote to override the veto.
There’s been a massive increase in fires, and deaths in New York City relating to bad batteries used in some e-bikes.
Neither Republican candidate in New York City Council District 43, Vito LaBella and Ying Tan, live within its borders.
A Q&A with the newcomer to local politics, who’s running for a Harlem council seat against two experienced elected officials.
Independent expenditure committees are getting active in the 2023 New York City Council primaries.
Energy & Environment
Less than a quarter of the city is currently shaded by trees.
The two New York City Council Republicans are supporting primary challenges against each other.
Conflicts of Interest Board filings show other elected officials have been traveling as well.
Jobs for New York? More like Jobs for New York consultants.
It’s a dead link now, but for a while it was a risky click.