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New York City

New York City’s IT czar answers to monkeypox website failures

“We have learned from our mistakes and we are committed to doing better going forward,” a health department official said.

Education

NYC school budget cuts are again moving forward – for now

Several days after a Manhattan judge ruled in favor of returning the education spending plan back to the City Council, a state appeals court has paused the decision until arguments are heard on Aug. 29

Opinion

Opinion: The removal of women and gender-expansive people from Rikers Island takes on a new urgency

After 11 deaths at the city jail, the population’s exit from the Rose M. Singer Center needs to be prioritized.

2022 congressional primaries

Vedat Gashi mailer in 16th Congressional District race shows Black opponent Rep. Jamaal Bowman with apparently darkened skin

While Gashi denies the charge, there’s a long history of political advertisements using altered skin tones – which studies say can influence voters’ perceptions of candidates.

Transportation

NYC’s public spaces are becoming increasingly hostile toward homeless people

Limited seating, or a lack of it, in places like Moynihan Train Hall, don’t make the city’s affordability problem go away.

Education

New York City may have to vote on a schools budget. Again.

Following weeks of public outcry over cuts to school funding, a Manhattan judge ruled in favor of returning the education budget back to the City Council, but the fight isn’t over yet: Adams’ office plans to appeal.

New York City

Who’s who in Eric Adams’ administration

Here’s who the new mayor is appointing jobs to in City Hall.

New York City

Congestion pricing’s next obstacle? The exemption debate.

A panel will consider who won’t have to pay the new tolls – an endeavor some members said could be a slippery slope.

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Personality

Suraj Patel talks about his debate performance and why this is his year

His poll numbers have improved recently, indicating he might have a shot in the 12th Congressional District.

2022 congressional primaries

In the city’s hottest primaries, candidates hold their breath for an endorsement from The New York Times

Candidates in the races for (at least) the 10th, 12th and 17th Congressional Districts are being formally interviewed – and lobbying hard behind the scenes – for the coveted, possibly decisive nod from the Gray Lady.

2022 congressional primaries

Max Rose and Brittany Ramos DeBarros vie to be the Democrat with a chance to win Staten Island

In the 11th Congressional District, it’ll be an uphill battle for either in the general election against Rep. Nicole Malliotakis.

New York City

As New York City seeks contractors to aid asylum seekers, advocates decry continued mismanagement at shelters

The intake center is short of Spanish-speaking staff and some families are being shuffled between shelters and hotels, Legal Aid said Monday.