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Christina Saint Louis

is an editorial intern at City & State.

Thomas O’Mara

Politics

New York state Legislature’s top outside earners

The New York state senators and Assembly members who stand to lose the most under the outside income cap.

Diane Savino

Policy

Labor looks to Albany to protect workers

Lawmakers eye public works reform, elevator safety and farmworkers’ rights.

New York City

Politics

Who has the most cash already to run for public advocate?

A look at the campaign finances on hand for the New York City Public Advocate race.

Infrastructure

Policy

Andrew Cuomo's marquee attractions

The governor’s plans to revamp JFK, LaGuardia and Penn Station.

Nita Lowey

Personality

Lowey on leveraging leadership on the Appropriations Committee

The congresswoman promises to fight against the border wall, for Planned Parenthood.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Policy

Did women make gains in New York legislative races?

More females were elected to the state Legislature, but there will be one fewer in the state’s House delegation.

Puerto Rico

Politics

One year of New York aid to Puerto Rico

The state’s support for the storm-battered territory, by the numbers.

Clyde Parker

Politics

Seven state Assembly contests to watch

The lower chamber isn’t up for grabs, but it features plenty of compelling races.

MWBE

Policy

How far New York still has to go on MWBEs

City and state officials weigh in on efforts to award contracts to firms owned by women or minorities.

New York City

Policy

Momentum builds behind MWBEs

After a lackluster year, the rate of contracting for minority- and women-owned businesses is rising in New York.

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Ed Cox

Politics

A Q&A with Jonathan Trichter, the other Democrat for comptroller

An interview with Jonathan Trichter, the Democrat running as a Republican for state comptroller

New York City

Policy

Everyone wants to fix the MTA, but who’s paying?

Fixing the MTA is estimated to cost $40 billion.

New York

Policy

Will the CVS-Aetna merger expand – or limit – health care in New York?

The approved merger of CVS and Aetna is at the center of a debate over the role of for-profit corporations in providing health care.

New York City

Policy

Five big federal issues that directly affect New York

Five big federal issues that directly affect New York.

Carolyn Maloney

Politics

Maloney seeks permanent compensation for 9/11 victims

The funds for 9/11 victim compensation may run out before 2020.

Bronx

Policy

Building a better Bronx

The six biggest Bronx projects in the works.

New York City

Policy

Bronx Point waterfront project is more than affordable housing

The Bronx Point waterfront project could reshape the South Bronx.

Bronx

Policy

Díaz hopes new Metro-North stations open by 2022

Ruben Díaz Jr. hopes the Bronx's new Metro-North stations will open by 2022.