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Bowman and Latimer spar over Israel and public safety in first debate

The two candidates in the closely-watched primary race debated issues ranging from the war in Gaza to flood recovery funding.

Editor's Note

Personality

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

Politics

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.

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Politics

Appellate court agrees that state ethics commission is unconstitutional

Former Gov. Andrew Cuomo sued the Commission on Ethics and Lobbying in Government to prevent it from investigating his $5 million book deal.

2024 New York congressional battleground

Politics

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.

Albany Agenda

Politics

Zellnor Myrie may run for mayor on legislative record

The state senator has focused on criminal justice and election reforms in Albany.

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Politics

Lee Zeldin sees warning signs for women’s sports in ERA

At the state Capitol, conservatives gathered to focus on a culture war talking point that’s not included in the proposed constitutional amendment.

Interviews & Profiles

Politics

Asian American voting power is breaking through in southern Brooklyn

The area is represented by Asian Americans in both chambers of the state Legislature and in the City Council. That doesn’t mean they agree on anything.

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Opinion

Opinion: Clearing the air on Randy Mastro

Here’s why one the city’s most experienced litigators should be its next corporation counsel

Nonprofits

Power Lists

First pet-friendly shelter for unhoused families opens in the Bronx

The Urban Resource Institute and New York City Department of Homeless Services unveiled the facility to provide temporary housing that also allows for animals.

Opinion

Opinion

Opinion: Common sense never goes out of style

Political trends come and go, but pragmatic, results-oriented governing remains key.

Albany Agenda

Politics

Zinerman says DSA-backed challenger lives outside district

Assembly Member Stefani Zinerman’s allies have sought to portray DSA-endorsed challenger Eon Huntley as an outsider and recently hosted an anti-DSA town hall.

Albany Agenda

Politics

Here’s where the Leave It Blank campaign did best in New York City

In some Assembly districts in Brooklyn and Queens, a third of voters cast blank ballots in the Democratic presidential primary.

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Politics

Hochul promises in-person college graduation ceremonies as Columbia protests escalate

The governor said she does not want universities to cancel their in-person commencement ceremonies due to security concerns.

Albany Agenda

Politics

New York state Legislature 2024 races to watch

Here are some of the challenges, swing districts and open seats to keep an eye on.

Campaigns & Elections

Politics

It’s Election Day in Western New York

Voters are deciding on a new member of Congress to represent them in the 26th Congressional District.

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Politics

Columbia looks to suspend pro-Palestine protesters as House Democrats demand ‘decisive action’

The Ivy League university announced Monday night that it has begun suspending students who refused to leave a pro-Palestine encampment on campus.

Albany Agenda

Politics

Here’s what New York elected officials are saying about the Columbia University protests

Progressives have criticized the school for bringing in the NYPD to clear the encampment, while Republicans have called for the National Guard.