Editor's Note

Opinion

Editor’s note: David Banks delivered a sobering message about his response to the Hillcrest High School protest

The New York City schools chancellor recognized that “schooling” wasn’t enough to bring context to the Israel-Hamas war.

Albany Agenda

Politics

Democratic legislators seek to remove Trump from the ballot

State Sens. Brad Hoylman-Sigal, Liz Krueger, Gustavo Rivera, Tim Kennedy and Shelley Mayer want to kick the former president off next year's ticket for inciting the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol.

Heard Around Town

Politics

“Cold reality:” Help is not on the way from feds, Adams says

“We did not walk out from D.C. with any level of optimism that anything is going to drastically change,” Adams said on Friday.

Heard Around Town

Politics

Adams beats a familiar drum on D.C. trip

A last-minute meeting with White House officials was added to the mayor’s schedule on Thursday, giving him another chance to ask for federal help to deal with the migrant crisis.

Politics

Politics

Council staff union stages silent protest during stated meeting to push for fair contract

The union wants the pace of negotiating a brand-new contract to pick up after roughly 18 months of bargaining.

Heard Around Town

Politics

Hochul on Suozzi: ‘It was in his interest to make sure that conversation went well’

The governor commented on the hardball meeting with the wannabe congressman Wednesday at an unrelated press conference.

Heard Around Town

Politics

On Long Island, party affiliation is a very loose signifier

Democrats running on the Republican line, Republicans running on the Democratic line. It’s whatever!

Immigration

Politics

Mayor Adams: Requiring pre-approval of migrant contracts ‘defies logic’

The Adams administration lashed out at Brad Lander after the city comptroller stripped City Hall of its power to enter into emergency contracts.

Politics

Politics

Jeff Aubry announces retirement, endorses Larinda Hooks

The longtime Queens lawmaker became a leading criminal justice reform advocate and the voice of the Assembly.

2024 New York congressional battleground

Politics

Progressives speak up for Bowman after Latimer files

AOC and others supported Bowman ahead of an all-but-certain campaign announcement from George Latimer.

Opinion

Opinion

Commentary: The hard part of being mayor has started for Eric Adams

His supporters hoped he might be a more populist version of Mike Bloomberg. But he has unwittingly echoed Donald Trump.

Events

Policy

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

Personality

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.

Heard Around Town

Politics

Phil Banks quiet on rumored exit from Adams administration

The deputy mayor for public safety declined to comment on whether he would continue to serve in the role after this year.

Politics

Politics

George Santos expelled from Congress

The lying Long Island representative was ousted Friday, becoming only the sixth person in the nation’s history to be expelled.

Opinion

Opinion

Opinion: Do Jews still have a place in progressive politics?

If Republicans cut loose their white supremacist reactionaries while progressives continue to deny Israel’s right to exist, American Jews’ votes could shift rightward.

2024 New York congressional battleground

Politics

Who’s running in NY-17 in 2024?

Incumbent Republican Rep. Mike Lawler is in national Democrats’ crosshairs, but he’s pulled off impressive victories more than once.