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New York State

  1. the city politic
    4 Big Takeaways From New York’s Weird Late-Summer PrimariesHow backlash to overturning Roe v. Wade, incumbency, and the rejection of a few extremist candidates by New York Republicans may matter.
  2. early and often
    Rage Against the Machine: Can Alessandra Biaggi Defeat Sean Patrick Maloney?The head of the DCCC is the epitome of moderation — and everything wrong with Democrats to the young progressive hoping to beat him next week.
  3. the city politic
    New York’s Primaries Were Decided by Politics As UsualDespite national upheaval, the turnout and results remained distinctly normal.
  4. the city politic
    The Fight to Make Sure Yeshiva Schools Provide a Secular Education, TooThe state hasn’t been ensuring children at religious schools receive an adequate secular education. A new court order could change that.
  5. early and often
    Hochul’s Democratic Challengers Leave Her Plenty of Middle GroundCentrist Tom Suozzi and progressive Jumaane Williams are running out of time to make an impression on Democratic primary voters.
  6. the city politic
    Is New York Ready for Recession?The economic warning lights are flashing red.
  7. the city politic
    6 Things to Know About New York’s New Congressional MapThe final redistricting map was revised to avoid a civil-rights firestorm, but it still creates a complicated mess for Democrats.
  8. life after roe
    Letitia James Announces Legislation to Fund Abortion ProvidersThe bill would create a New York State fund to support abortion providers and nonprofit organizations, as well as help out-of-state abortion seekers.
  9. early and often
    How to Gerrymander a FiascoNew York Democrats thought they could rig redistricting. They made the state’s democracy a national laughingstock again instead.
  10. new york state
    New York Lieutenant Governor Brian Benjamin Resigns Following Fraud ArrestBenjamin, New York’s No. 2 official, has been accused of conspiring to commit bribery when he was a state senator running for NYC comptroller.
  11. new york state
    New York Lieutenant Governor Benjamin Faces Federal Corruption ProbeFederal prosecutors are investigating if he was involved in campaign-finance fraud, as well as funding he doled out as a state senator in Harlem.
  12. the city politic
    New York’s Homelessness Crisis Needs More Than ThisLawmakers need to invest far more to help the New Yorkers with mental illness who live on the streets and in the subway.
  13. politics
    Why New York Republicans Are Dreaming of a Banner YearThe state GOP hopes to expand on its 2021 wins, take further advantage of Democrats’ distraction, and ride the national red wave.
  14. covid-19
    New York City to Drop School-Mask Mandate and Vaccine Mandate for Indoor VenuesGovernor Hochul announced that the state’s school-mask mandate would end Wednesday. Mayor Adams then said the city mandates would likely end March 7.
  15. covid-19
    New York State’s Mask Mandate Reinstated, For NowA state appellate court judge granted a stay after the state sued to block an earlier ruling which struck down the mandate.
  16. the city politic
    New York’s Prisons Are Turning Into Senior CentersWith COVID raging through the facilities, it’s time for Kathy Hochul to take action to protect older inmates.
  17. covid-19
    New York’s Hospitals Are WaitingWhat they think about the arrival of Omicron.
  18. covid-19
    Upstate New York Hospitals Are Being Overwhelmed by COVIDCOVID-19 hospitalizations have more than tripled upstate since August, and the surge has come amid a staffing shortage of health-care workers.
  19. good riddance
    Cuomo Shows He’ll Never Change in Final AddressThe governor went down fighting — and lecturing.
  20. albany
    Assembly Drops Cuomo Impeachment InvestigationLindsey Boylan, a former aide who accused the governor of harassment, called the Assembly’s move “an unjust cop-out.”
  21. explainer
    What to Know About Cuomo’s Successor, Kathy HochulThe upstate Democratic road warrior has built deep relationships with lawmakers statewide and will now be New York’s first female leader.
  22. excelsior!
    New York Will Be Electing a Governor Soon. Who Is the Front-runner?There’s a big question hanging over the field — and it doesn’t even involve Andrew Cuomo.
  23. explainer
    What to Know About the Cuomo Investigations and Possible ImpeachmentThe governor is still the subject of multiple state and federal investigations. Here’s where the probes stand, and how impeachment could play out.
  24. politics
    Cuomo Faces Several New Criminal Probes Over Sexual HarassmentDAs from Albany, Manhattan, Westchester, and Nassau requested info from the AG’s office following the release of its report on the governor.
  25. politics
    Representative Lee Zeldin Announces Run for NY GovernorThe congressman and staunch Trump supporter said Governor Cuomo has been at the “helm of New York’s downfall,” and presented himself as the solution.
  26. covid-19
    Why Are COVID Cases Going Up in New York City?As the city continues to reopen and vaccination rates climb, coronavirus cases are ticking up after plateauing for more than a month.
  27. learning
    Putting Students Behind Plexiglass Isn’t Making Them Any SaferClassroom barriers are expensive and often harm a student’s educational experience – to no proven benefit.
  28. andrew cuomo
    Cuomo’s Vaccine Czar Called County Officials to Gauge Their LoyaltyFormer Cuomo aide Larry Schwartz, who coordinates the state’s COVID response and vaccination efforts, is now facing at least one ethics complaint.
  29. politics
    Prominent Democrats Call for Cuomo to ResignAs a raft of officials called for his ouster, Cuomo labeled the idea of quitting over harassment allegations “anti-Democratic.”
  30. politics
    More Former Aides Allege Misconduct by CuomoTwo more women have come forward publicly to describe distressing encounters with Cuomo, while other staffers say he fostered a toxic workplace.
  31. sexual harassment
    Another Cuomo Aide Has Accused Him of Sexual HarassmentFormer aide Charlotte Bennett says Cuomo asked her inappropriate questions about her sex life in a pair of disturbing encounters last spring.
  32. covid-19
    Cuomo Denies Alleged Cover-up in Crisis Surrounding Nursing-Home DeathsThe governor did not directly apologize on Monday, but said it was a mistake to create a “void” of information surrounding the deaths.
  33. covid-19
    Cuomo Says New York Schools Can Reopen, But Hurdles RemainSchool districts have the green light. Whether they move forward with in-person learning is still an open question.
  34. extreme weather
    Isaias Wreaks Havoc on Northeast, Leaving Millions Without PowerThe powerful storm left more than 3 million without power, tornadoes were reported in at least five states, and at least five people were killed.
  35. political art
    Behold Governor Cuomo’s Pandemic Mountain Poster, for Some ReasonThe governor has made another overstuffed, antique-style poster to celebrate himself — this time regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.
  36. coronavirus
    Coronavirus in New York: Latest UpdatesMayor De Blasio is warning New Yorkers that they may have to “improvise” when it comes to their transportation.
  37. coronavirus
    Rhode Island Coronavirus Order Now Targets All Out-of-State TravelersGovernor Raimondo rescinded her order singling out New Yorkers — and issued a new one targeting everyone relocating to the state.
  38. coronavirus
    Panic at the Costco: Will Grocery Stores Be Able to Keep up With Coronavirus?Food is flying off the shelves thanks to the COVID-19 outbreak, but the boom in business isn’t necessarily welcome.
  39. coronavirus
    New York State Is Making Its Own Line of Hand SanitizerNYS Clean, which will be distributed to schools and government buildings, is made by prisoners.
  40. design
    New York Got to Vote for One of Five New License Plates. They’re All Awful.The state has a history of great — even iconic — designs for plates. Why is the latest batch of choices so dismal?
  41. doulas
    A Landmark Bill Will Change the Way Doulas Do Business in New YorkA new bill would provide for the government to certify doulas. They aren’t happy about it.
  42. politics
    Why Couldn’t New York Get a More Progressive Budget?Public campaign financing is a priority for progressive activists, but New York Democrats punted.
  43. health care
    Why Every Black Woman Deserves a DoulaNew York’s plan to make sure every woman has access to a doula, like I did, is a good idea. But will it work?
  44. nyc public schools
    NYC Elite School Alumni President: Calling School ‘Segregated’ Makes Me Feel BadSegregation is about systems, not sentiment.
  45. the city politic
    Why Governor Cuomo Gave a Speech That Sounded Like a Secession ThreatYou don’t say New York “declares independence from this federal government’s policies” unless you want to, at the very least, fan 2020 rumors.
  46. reproductive rights
    There’s a New Push to Change New York’s Outdated Abortion LawWith a Democratic trifecta set to take power, abortion rights advocates are launching a campaign to finally pass the Reproductive Health Act.
  47. the top line
    Why New York Is Paying Amazon $3 Billion to Do What Google Will Do for FreeThe idea is that it’s very important that Amazon is going to Queens, and that by doing so, it will serve two key goals for the city. But is that true?
  48. the city politic
    New York State Has Entered a New Phase of PoliticsAndrew Cuomo’s resounding win was part of a shift in Albany. The only question now is what the new system will look like.
  49. real estate
    Can These Towns Become More Like Hudson Without Becoming Hudson?Newburgh, Catskill, and Troy, once downtrodden, are hoping recent revitalization doesn’t get out of hand.
  50. controversies
    Julia Salazar Had a Trust Fund and Her Colombian Ancestors Were Catholic ElitesShe had a trust fund, her ancestors were Catholic elites, and she has a new version of her conversion story.
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