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New data: Demand for IDNYC cards increased during migrant influx

Asylum-seekers had been struggling to get appointments, but that shortage has begun to ease in recent weeks.

Heard Around Town

Epstein to declare run for Council

The Assembly member is seeking to represent District 2 with endorsements from former Council members Margarita Lopez and Rosie Mendez, local leaders and tenant association presidents.

Eric Adams

Eric Adams objects to scrutiny from the ‘word police’

They’ve kept an eye on everything the mayor has said during his two years in office.


Tracking campus protests in New York

The “Gaza solidarity encampment” at Columbia university inspired similar pro-Palestinian demonstrations at campuses across the country. Here’s where they are in New York.


City Council, Adams admin spar over early childhood education cuts

The program is more popular than ever – and it’s facing a $170 million budget reduction.

Albany Agenda

Will Manhattan Democratic Party boss Keith Wright start a political dynasty or trigger a rebellion?

Wright’s son is running to represent the 70th Assembly District, and the primary election could become a proxy battle for Wright’s rivals in the county party.

Heard Around Town

Adams’ message to challengers: ‘Don’t worry about me’

The mayor defended his record against criticism from primary opponent state Sen. Zellnor Myrie.



Adams administration abandoned school desegregation measures, NYU report finds

The report found that Mayor Eric Adams has reversed many of his predecessor’s policies aimed at racial integration of public schools.

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Editor's Note

Editor’s note: José Bayona takes a break from politics

He was a key player on Eric Adams’ first mayoral campaign who rose to become one of the highest ranking Latinos in city government.

Campaigns & Elections

Heastie visits incumbents facing left-wing primary challenges

In recent weeks, Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie has hosted in-district events with Assembly Members Didi Barrett, Michael Benedetto and Stefani Zinerman – who are all fighting off primary challenges backed by the WFP or DSA.


Opinion: We need legislative reform to address our trash problem

We can only fix our trash problem by cutting down on the amount of waste we produce, which will require legislation like the Packaging Reduction and Recycling Infrastructure Act.


How New York is addressing its affordable housing crisis

Local and state leaders at City & State’s 2024 Affordable Housing summit weighed in on efforts underway to build more, while protecting tenants and homeowners.


NYPD still racking up overtime and mum on social media posts

The New York City Council criticized police leaders for fiscal mismanagement and “unprofessional” posts.


NYPD still racking up overtime and mum on social media posts

The New York City Council criticized police leaders for fiscal mismanagement and “unprofessional” posts.

2024 New York congressional battleground

AOC challenger hit with FEC complaint

The complaint alleges that Marty Dolan, who is challenging the progressive member of Congress, failed to properly report his campaign contributions and expenditures.

New York City

More baby changing stations have been installed at New York City parks

The city is ahead of schedule in its goal to equip nearly every parks bathroom by 2027.