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Maggie Garred

is an editorial intern at City & State.

Budget

Personality

The post-budget priorities for businesses

Ken Pokalsky, vice president of the Business Council of New York State, talks about the big victories for businesses and what’s on the organization’s agenda in the final few months of the legislative session.

Campaigns & Elections

Politics

The free-for-all to replace Rep. Jose Serrano

New Yorkers are bound to see an intense race for New York’s 15th Congressional District, now that Rep. José E. Serrano has announced his retirement, here are all of the people gunning for his seat, and those who are still on the fence about entering the race.

Frank Seddio

Politics

Frank Seddio, the devil’s advocate

Kings County Democratic chairman Frank Seddio is known for defending the indefensible.

New York State

Politics

Is fusion voting going to be eliminated?

New York’s unusual, controversial cross-endorsement practice of fusion voting is under discussion.

New York State

Politics

Five takeaways from Albany’s sexual harassment hearing

State lawmakers question the federal and state standards in place.

New York State

Personality

5 couples who found each other in New York politics

Meet 10 of New York's lesser-known power couples this Valentine's Day, and learn all about what makes these dynamic duos great.