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Maryam Rahaman

is an editorial intern at City & State.

Policy

Policy

California passed guaranteed income for aged-out foster youth. Will New York follow?

The chair of the state Senate’s Committee on Children and Families supports establishing a similar program in New York.

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.

Politics

Politics

What happened to to-go alcohol and how it could come back

Bills to extend the pandemic accommodation haven’t passed.

Policy

Policy

New York leaders tout progress for LGBTQ rights

Emma Wolfe, a deputy mayor of New York City, cautions that recovery to the status quo from COVID-19 will not be enough.

New York City

Politics

2021 New York City Council primary election results

Carlina Rivera, Rafael Salamanca Jr. and Farah Louis sailed to reelection. More competitive races are still too close to call.

New York City

Politics

Central Queens City Council candidates make quality of life top priority

10 candidates seek to fill Karen Koslowitz’s City Council seat in District 29 while opposing the construction of Kew Gardens jail.