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Kimberly Gonzalez

is an editorial intern at City & State.

New York City

Policy

Teachers wear red on Monday in solidarity with New York City public school educators

MORE-UFT caucus of the United Federation of Teachers leads campaign against the mayor, DOE, UFT

Joe Biden

Politics

What NY’s GOP members of Congress are saying about Trump’s election loss

Silence, support and little dissent for baseless claims of election fraud.

Joe Biden

Politics

New Yorkers who could fill Biden’s cabinet

The incoming administration is pulling from the Empire State.

Personality

Personality

Friends and colleagues remember David Dinkins

A gentle man who devoted his life to public service, advocated for disability rights and racial harmony

Campaigns & Elections

Politics

New York’s voter registration and turnout continue to lag

The state continues its middling performance in voter turnout. Experts blame barriers to voting.

New York State

Politics

3 key downstate congressional races to watch

Swing districts on Staten Island and Long Island will likely feature the most competitive races.

Campaigns & Elections

Politics

Seven key upstate New York congressional races to watch

Democrats hope to inch closer to defeating Trump-linked candidates.

Interviews & Profiles

Personality

Dana Balter: I’m the real mainstream candidate

Rep. John Katko’s challenger says he’s been “masquerading as a moderate.”

Rikers Island

Policy

A timeline on the closure of Rikers Island

The shutdown of the jail complex was delayed by a year to 2027.

New York State Assembly

Personality

Khaleel Anderson makes history

He will be the youngest Black Assembly member ever.

New York City

Politics

Gowanus rezoning proposal revived with City Hall support

Hopes for affordable housing to lead the way out of coronavirus recession.

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Donald Trump

Policy

Times’ Trump tax scoop could fuel further inquiries from James, Vance

The president’s tax returns feature several red flags for possibly fraudulent behavior, experts say.

Puerto Rico

Politics

Divisions over Puerto Rico’s future

Some Democrats push for statehood, others are only concerned with the self-determination process.

New York City

Politics

NYC has been classified as an ‘anarchist jurisdiction’

But what does that even mean?

Charles Schumer

Politics

Schumer’s options in the battle to replace RBG

Filibusters, additional states and impeachment proposed as possible efforts.