New York City

Campaign Confidential

Carlina Rivera isn’t aligned with Eric Adams. Is that a problem?

The Somos conference is an opportunity for the progressive Latina to prove she’s the perfect fit for speaker.

New York City

CCRB recommends discipline for cops at Black Lives Matter protests

New York City’s police watchdog has so far recommended disciplinary action for 65 officers accused of misconduct during last summer’s protests.

New York City

Taxi drivers plan hunger strike for debt relief

A group of protesters hope the action will force a new plan from City Hall to help them pay off what they owe on medallion loans.

NYPD

NYPD sex crimes division is still understaffed, council member says

Helen Rosenthal on what’s lacking within the unit where change is needed.

Policy

The push to help New Yorkers age in place

The New York City Department for the Aging hopes to invest more in services that allow its aging population to avoid nursing homes and assisted living facilities.

Campaigns & Elections

Could Keith Powers be the consensus speaker candidate?

No one is really against him, but it’s not clear who will be his champion.

Power 100

The 2021 New York City 40 Under 40

Recognizing the next generation of rising stars in city politics.

Transportation

We watched 18 hours of congestion pricing hearings so you don’t have to

Public speakers had concerns about charging too much, but much public testimony landed in the tolling program’s favor.

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Policy

How NYC’s right to shelter mandate works

Over the past four decades, this consent decree has helped secure temporary housing for thousands of homeless New Yorkers in need – but is it making for sustainable solutions?

Campaign Confidential

Justin Brannan is running for speaker, did you hear?

The son of Bay Ridge has laid the foundation for a competitive campaign for City Council speaker.

Power 100

The Manhattan Power 100 2021

The local leaders who are positioning the borough for another rebound.

Education

Get vaccinated or go home, NYC tells school employees

Several teachers have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to block the COVID-19 vaccine requirement, but Mayor Bill de Blasio says the mandate is working.