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Pete Tomao

Peter Tomao is an intern at City & State.

New York City

Politics

Who’s who in Eric Adams’ administration

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

New York City

Policy

Strategies for solving homelessness in New York City and across the U.S.

A look at how communities are making progress helping people who are homeless.

Health Care

Personality

SUNY Downstate is still in debt after serving as a ‘COVID-only’ hospital during the pandemic

President Wayne Riley said the state needs to recognize the institution’s contributions to Brooklyn and beyond.

2022 congressional primaries

Politics

Who’s running for Congress in New York

Looking at every House race across the Empire State – which could be key to which party controls Congress.

Interviews & Profiles

Personality

Sarahana Shrestha on bringing DSA upstate

The socialist defeated incumbent Assembly Member Kevin Cahill in Tuesday’s primary.

Interviews & Profiles

Personality

Juan Ardila: ‘When the left organizes, we win’

One of the two leftists to win an Assembly primary, Ardila talked election strategy, housing policy and reaching across the ideological spectrum.

Politics

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.

New York State

Politics

Carl Paladino isn’t the first fringe Republican endorsed by Elise Stefanik

The Republican “rising star” has thrown her support behind candidates who push conspiracy theories and racist views.

News & Politics

Politics

Here are some of the New York candidates hoping to launch a political comeback in 2022

“There’s still a pull.” Multiple familiar faces are hoping to revive their careers as elected officials.

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New York State

Politics

Is now the ‘right time’ for congestion pricing?

Gov. Kathy Hochul caused some headaches for transit advocates during her first gubernatorial debate.

Interviews & Profiles

Personality

Eric Adams wants NYC to be a 'city of yes.' Dan Garodnick has to figure that out.

The City Planning Commission chair talked with City & State about One45 in Harlem, NIMBYism and member deference.

Personality

Personality

Jumaane Williams isn’t worried about the state of the governor’s race

The New York City public advocate talked with City & State about why lackluster polling and fundraising numbers aren’t discouraging him.