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Amina Frassl

is an editorial intern at City & State.

Eric Adams

Politics

Who can actually get a gun in New York City?

As a retired cop, Mayor Eric Adams is one of a limited number of New Yorkers who are legally allowed to carry a gun – something he said he’s opted against so far in his first three months on the job.

New York City

Politics

NYC institutions could close permanently

The COVID-19 pandemic risks wiping out many long-standing establishments.

Coronavirus

Policy

How to tackle COVID-19? Launch a task force

What you need to know about the federal, state and city groups responding to the pandemic.

Coronavirus

Politics

Lawmakers: Trump and Cuomo both fell short on coronavirus

State health committee chairs blast White House response, state Medicaid cuts.

MTA

Policy

The MTA’s dire situation – by the numbers

Coronavirus has plunged daily subway ridership by at least 60%.

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Eric Adams

Politics

How Eric Adams has shocked New York

The mayoral hopeful’s greatest hits, from packing heat to out-whiting mayoral rivals to sending gentrifiers back to Iowa.