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NYC Department of Education backs changes to state law to allow fully-remote meetings

Pro-Palestine parents who serve on school advisory councils have received death threats and are now afraid to meet in person, but current state law requires in-person meetings.

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Online gambling could be the next big legalization fight in Albany

Casino companies have the potential for a big payday if they’re successful in their lobbying efforts.

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The 2025 race for Carlina Rivera’s City Council seat is on

Andrea Gordillo, Manhattan Community Board 3 chair, is launching her campaign this week.

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Snow forecast complicates Tom Suozzi and Mazi Pilip’s Election Day

Turning out voters in bad weather will be a key factor in Tuesday’s contest in the 3rd Congressional District.

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Who’s endorsing Tom Suozzi and Mazi Pilip in NY-3?

The Democratic and Republican candidates are attracting endorsements ahead of the special election in February.

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Mazi Pilip is one of those pro-lifers who supports a woman’s right to choose (?)

In a debate against former Rep. Tom Suozzi, the Republican candidate in a bellwether Long Island election showed her inexperience.

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Jessica Ramos nearing decision on Steve Cohen’s Queens casino

In the next few months, the key state senator blocking the development may give a final thumbs-up or thumbs-down.

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3 NYC Council members who voted for veto override say cops still have too much paperwork

Erik Bottcher, Gale Brewer and Keith Powers warned against overburdening the NYPD once the How Many Stops Act is implemented during remarks at a Broadway Association legislative luncheon.

2024 New York congressional battleground

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Who’s endorsing Jamaal Bowman and George Latimer?

Elected officials and prominent organizations are taking sides in one of the most-watched races of 2024.

New York City

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City Council will test its own strength with criminal justice veto overrides

The debate over the How Many Stops Act reached a fever pitch this weekend, after Council Member Yusef Salaam was pulled over by the NYPD.

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DCCC makes nice with Mondaire Jones in 2024

After being pushed out of the district by the former chair of the national Democratic campaign apparatus, Mondaire Jones now has their institutional backing as he tries to unseat Rep. Mike Lawler.

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Progressive Caucus elects (somewhat) new leadership team

The group chose New York City Council Members Sandy Nurse and Shahana Hanif as co-chairs, elevating Nurse and reelecting Hanif.

Campaigns & Elections

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Democrats focus on abortion in NY-3 ad

A super PAC helping Democrats win back the House is out with its first ad in the Long Island special election.

Kathy Hochul

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Hochul’s favorability up in new poll

New York’s view of the governor has improved as she attempts to help Democrats win back the House.

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Who is Landon Dais, the Democratic choice to replace Latoya Joyner?

After failing to win two elections in Harlem, Dais moved to the Bronx and got involved with both the community and county party. Now he’s running for Assembly.

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Keith Wright’s son plans to run for Inez Dickens’ Assembly seat

Jordan Wright, the son of the Manhattan Democratic Party boss, previously managed New York City Council Member Yusef Salaam’s successful campaign.

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Eric Adams turns out for Jenifer Rajkumar’s fundraiser

Attendees supporting the Assembly member at Manhattan’s Hunt & Fish Club got exclusive access to New York City’s mayor.