Christine Quinn: ‘The best job I’ve ever had was being on the City Council’

The former Speaker spoke to New York’s newest leaders at City & State’s annual City Council Retreat.

Interviews & Profiles

Mike Lawler responds to George Santos’ expulsion

Lawler represents a district bordering Santos’ and tried unsuccessfully to get him kicked out of Congress last month. Now, he’s looking ahead to a post-Santos future.


Poll: What's next for George Santos?

Take City & State's poll and let us know what you think the future holds for everyone's favorite pathological liar.

Interviews & Profiles

How George Santos infiltrated the Nassau County GOP

A new book “The Fabulist” explores the “Very American Legend” of the grifter who is now a household name.


Sue Serino is buzzing with ideas to improve Dutchess County

A Q&A with the former state senator on making the transition from lawmaker to executive.

Interviews & Profiles

‘Of course’ NYC schools Chancellor David Banks is concerned about the challenge of educating asylum-seeking children

The chancellor also brushed aside censorship concerns about recent guidance sent to teachers in advance of a walkout in support of Gaza, saying “we’re not trying to silence anybody.”


New Yorkers think about the Roman Empire a lot

It must be all our towns named after people and places from antiquity.


Anne Williams-Isom on life at the center of the storm

She has helped children and families thrive her whole career. The influx of migrants is like no challenge she has faced before.

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State Sen. Pete Harckham on 2024 priorities

The Democrat discusses his new bill focused on creating greater accessibility for people with disabilities and other priorities for the upcoming legislative session.


Book excerpt: How Fiorello La Guardia changed the NYPD

The New York City mayor professionalized the department after Tammany Hall.


COIB’s X account: Possibly gone, but not forgotten

Did New York City just lose its best government social media account?

Heard Around Town

Vegan Mayor Eric Adams cuts the ribbon on Midtown steakhouse

The Theater District location was the third opening for the three brothers who run the chain of restaurants.

Interviews & Profiles

Rick Cotton on LaGuardia, World Trade Center, Port Authority Bus Terminal projects

The executive director of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has learned a thing or two about getting massive projects to the finish line.