Interviews & Profiles

Personality

‘Now I’m part of the statistic’ Assembly Member Jessica González-Rojas talks pedestrian safety

The Queens progressive was hit by a car on Jan. 4, and she said she’s more determined now to pursue street safety legislation.

Interviews & Profiles

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Charles and Inez Barron on their exit from politics (for now)

A conversation with the Black radical political movement’s power couple as they look back on 22 years in elected office.

Interviews & Profiles

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Ari Kagan’s exit interview: ‘I’m staying in the Republican Party.’

The outgoing New York City Council member said he has already had many job offers for his next stop.

New York City

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In an exit interview, Marjorie Velázquez doesn’t regret Bruckner Boulevard rezoning vote

The outgoing New York City Council member got a lot done in a short time, including permanent outdoor dining.

Personality

Personality

What’s next for George Santos? City & State readers think it’s federal prison

More than 40 poll respondents guessed the former congressman was heading to jail, while half as many guessed he was heading to reality TV.

Personality

Personality

Our favorite City & State New York covers of 2023

Bringing Ted Lasso, The Great Gatsby and Barbie into the nichiest niches of New York politics.

Events

Personality

Leaders in business, the nonprofit sector and government honored at City & State’s 2023 Responsible 100 award ceremony

The annual event celebrated New York’s most impressive visionaries with keynote speakers Andrew Yang and Jamie Torres-Springer.

Personality

Personality

Andrew Yang on growing the Forward Party, defeating Donald Trump and his political future

The former presidential and former New York City mayoral candidate spoke with City & State following his keynote speech at the 2023 Above & Beyond awards ceremony.

Winners & Losers

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Meet the new City Council members

Whether they unseated an incumbent or took charge of a national conversation, each disrupted the norm in their newly redrawn districts.

Winners & Losers

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Winners & Losers of 2023: Who came out on top in New York

New City Council members, a new NYPD boss, and the woman who’s fixing Buffalo – these folks managed to make 2023 work for them.

Winners & Losers

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Winners & Losers of 2023: Who flopped

A jurist who fell short, a certain lying former Congress member and a stressed-out mayor – all had a bit of a rough year.

Winners & Losers

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Winners & Losers of 2023: Miscellaneous awards

These are just some of the people who make the New York political world a unique and interesting place.

Personality

Personality

Steve Bellone on how Republicans took over on Long Island

The centrist Democrat will step down as Suffolk County executive at the end of this year. He’s throwing support behind Tom Suozzi and George Latimer on the way out.