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Politics

NYC progressives fundraise for India Walton

Three upcoming events aim to help the Buffalo Democratic mayoral candidate build up her warchest.

Interviews & Profiles

Personality

Karines Reyes on powering up the NY Hero Act

In a Q&A, the Assembly member talked about how much easier it’s been to work with Gov. Kathy Hochul.

New York City

Politics

DOC pushes improvement plan as Rikers gets worse

As the jail is set to close by 2027, efforts are underway to address living and working conditions at the struggling, understaffed facility.

Personality

Personality

David Paterson on Kathy Hochul’s history-making governorship

The former governor reflects on the lessons he learned in office, and what he would impart to the incoming governor.

New York State

Politics

Cuomo’s appointees scrutinize their boss

Some of the governor’s top officials are speaking out after the release of the attorney general’s report.

Campaigns & Elections

Politics

A historic 6 Asian American candidates win in City Council primaries

The nominees may bring New York City Council closer than ever to proportionate demographic representation.

Interviews & Profiles

Personality

Judicial nominee stands out on many fronts

City & State spoke with reform advocate Christopher Kang about New York public defender Eunice Lee, who among other things, would be the only Black woman on the Second Circuit if confirmed.

New York State

Politics

3 things to know about Cuomo’s new judicial picks

Both Court of Appeals nominees could prove vital to New York and the governor’s future.

Coronavirus

Politics

COVID Cautious: Quelling New York vaccine hesitancy

Public health experts discuss methods to increase vaccination rates amongst reluctant New Yorkers.

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Campaigns & Elections

Politics

It’s crowded in the race for the City Council District 7 seat

A diverse set of candidates want to lead the Upper Manhattan district struggling to provide affordable housing.