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Jeff Coltin

is a senior reporter at City & State. He covers New York City Hall.

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Politics

Nadler and Maloney both want to talk with you separately

On primary day No. 1, the congressional rivals jockeyed for attention on the Upper West Side.

Politics

Hochul, Delgado look ahead to general election after primary victory

They’ll take on Lee Zeldin and Alison Esposito in an election sure to be dominated by national issues

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New disclosures reveal New York City elected officials’ finances, potential conflicts

But Mayor Eric Adams leaving out his co-op for years shows they’re an incomplete picture, at best.

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Assembly hopefuls flout election law by failing to disclose campaign finance filings

Assembly Members José Rivera and Jeffrion Aubry, and their opponents, are among those who have missed key deadlines.

New York City

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Dissenting City Council members’ projects were funded after all

City & State originally reported that members who voted against the budget were stripped of some funding for pet projects. Turns out they were just stripped of credit.

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Lieutenant governor candidates debate the nature of the role and taking on the governor

In the lone debate with all three candidates, gun control, money in politics and abortion were among the wide-ranging topics.

New York City

Politics

Who’s who in Eric Adams’ administration

Here’s who the new mayor is appointing jobs to in City Hall.

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Adams offers comprehensive affordable housing plan

The New York City mayor’s approach includes solutions for homelessness, promotes home ownership and improves support for NYCHA, but is short on metrics and numerical goals.

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Policy

Adrienne Adams’ City Council passes its first budget

The $101.1 billion spending plan was approved late at night, with some opposition – and possible retribution.

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Punishment? Council members didn’t get credit for additional discretionary funds in NYC budget

Seven members had their names pulled from a $41.6 million pot Speaker Adrienne Adams has for pet projects.

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Adams endorses county backed challenger for district leader in Brooklyn

The mayor is backing Renee Collymore, an ally of party leader Rodneyse Bichotte Hermelyn, over incumbent Shaquana Boykin.

New York City

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Mayor Eric Adams and City Council strike $101 billion budget deal

Citing funding for some of the City Council’s priorities, Speaker Adrienne Adams called the deal an “unprecedented outcome”

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Carolyn Maloney WAS endorsed by Carlina Rivera. Then things changed.

The primary between Reps. Carolyn Maloney and Jerry Nadler has put endorsers in an awkward spot – and left campaigns scrambling.