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Bowman and Latimer argue over Israel and racial segregation in final debate

The candidates also discussed immigration policy, reparations and a potential mask ban in the subway.

News & Politics

Jay Jacobs donates to Assembly Member Taylor Darling’s primary opponent

The head of the state Democratic Party donated $5,000 to Nassau County Legislator Siela Bynoe, who is running against Darling in a race to replace state Sen. Kevin Thomas.

News & Politics

Poll: Voters dislike both congestion pricing and Hochul

The governor’s favorability rating continues to fall, even though many New Yorkers support her decision to pause congestion pricing.

Transportation

Amid a loud chorus of criticism, Hochul’s congestion pricing reversal supporters speak up

A stream of rallies and op-eds from elected officials have attempted to buttress the governor’s surprise move.

Long Island

First-time state Senate candidate raises over half a million dollars

Kim Keiserman has raised over $579,000 – mostly from the state’s matching funds program.

Interviews & Profiles

Jamaal Bowman has given up on changing minds. Turnout is his only hope.

The Democratic primary between Bowman and George Latimer could come down to voter turnout in a handful of Westchester County cities.

Heard Around Town

Adams’ claim to keep ‘list in my office’ of critics unfounded

A City & State intern’s request, under the Freedom of Information Law, for the names on Adams’ supposed list turned up empty.

Campaigns & Elections

Six candidates are running to replace Assembly Member Pat Fahy

The Democratic primary for Assembly District 109 features four Albany Common Council members and two county legislators.

News & Politics

Brooklyn Museum director not the only prominent New Yorker targeted with vandalism

Several elected officials have seen their offices vandalized with red paint over the Israel-Hamas war.

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News & Politics

Latimer criticizes Bowman for missing procedural House vote

Bowman was one of six Democrats who were not present for a rules vote related to the National Defense Authorization Act.

Campaigns & Elections

In debate, Latimer charges Bowman favors only Black and brown constituents

The representative fired back that the Westchester County executive having a “few Black friends” doesn’t make him “anti-racist.”

Transportation

Lander says he’s ready to take legal action to save congestion pricing

At a rally with transportation advocates, the comptroller said he was confident impacted groups, such as New Yorkers with disabilities, have legal standing to sue.

Campaigns & Elections

Sarahana Shrestha and Gabi Madden spar over local issues in debate

The socialist Assembly member defended her record in office and argued she has brought money back to the district.

Heard Around Town

Eric Adams not interested in ‘cheap shots’ at Andrew Cuomo

Asked about his “possible primary opponent” and his testimony in Washington, the mayor demurred.

2024 New York congressional battleground

Nancy Goroff wants another shot in the 1st District. John Avlon says he’s more viable.

The Democratic congressional primary will decide who challenges GOP Rep. Nick LaLota in the eastern Long Island district.

Interviews & Profiles

The evolution of Ritchie Torres

“I didn’t leave the progressive movement; the progressive movement left me.”

News & Politics

Senior staffer on 2022 Maloney campaign confirms existence of Mondaire Jones phone call

The former staffer said they heard Sean Patrick Maloney call Jones and offer to drop out of the NY-17 primary.