Rory Lancman

New York City

Where the Queens DA candidates stand on the issues

The seven Democratic candidates for Queens district attorney reflect the borough’s diversity and they’re all proposing the same shift away from the legacy of the just-deceased Queens DA Richard Brown. Here’s a guide to each candidate’s stances on the issues in the race.

New York City

Session begins, de Blasio’s big speech and Queens DA to retire

New York's 2019 Legislative Session begins, Bill de Blasio gives his big speech and the Queens DA will retire.

Rory Lancman

Rory Lancman launches bid for Queens district attorney

New York City Councilman Rory Lancman has officially launched his run for Queens district attorney, promising to bring progressive reforms to an office that has been run by the same prosecutor for more than a quarter century.

Melinda Katz

The next leaders of Queens

Who will be the next borough president and district attorney of Queens?

New York City

Advocates: De Blasio marijuana plan won't end racial disparities

New York City will replace marijuana possession arrests with summonses, but blacks and Latinos will still bear the brunt.

Mathieu Eugene

How long can each New York City Council member serve?

Breaking down the confusing term limit rules in the New York City Council.

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