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The meaning of the term “front line worker” has shifted dramatically during the coronavirus pandemic.
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De Blasio has thrown his support behind death benefits for NYC workers, but the measure would first have to pass in Albany.
Former NYC Parks Commissioner Adrian Benepe.
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Former NYC Parks Commissioner Adrian Benepe says the decision is shortsighted.
Some state lawmakers are looking for something green to help solve the budget gap.
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Legalizing recreational marijuana is unlikely this year, and wouldn’t provide immediate fiscal relief.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio won’t open city beaches in time to celebrate Memorial Day Weekend, though some city beaches could reopen in June.
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The New York City comptroller offers ideas for how to safely open city beaches.
Assembly Member Rebecca Seawright
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The state’s highest court stripped the assemblywoman of the Democratic line.
New York City Council Member Melissa Mark-Viverito
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Congressional candidates only have to live in the same state.
The May NY-15 debate hosted by the Gotham Gazette.
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Several candidates in the crowded field to replace Rep. José E. Serrano don’t live in the district. Does it matter?

OPINION

A New York State DMV in New York City closed due to Coronavirus.
The budget shortfall makes efficiency essential.
New York should stop locking people for minor parole violations during the coronavirus pandemic.
This is what happens when dilettantes start to play with politics.

POLITICS

These political upstarts made one of the best covers of the year.
We featured 6 young candidates last fall. How are they doing?
New York has the most cases. Here’s a look at other key figures in the state.
The governor sometimes points the finger elsewhere when things go wrong.
De Blasio has thrown his support behind death benefits for NYC workers, but the measure would first have to pass in Albany.

Policy

The Richard R. Green Middle School in the Bronx.
Lack of resources and too many home distractions contributed to the record number of students falling behind.
Committee chairs from the state Senate and NY City Council object.
Legalizing recreational marijuana is unlikely this year, and wouldn’t provide immediate fiscal relief.

PERSONALITY

Former NYC Parks Commissioner Adrian Benepe.
Former NYC Parks Commissioner Adrian Benepe says the decision is shortsighted.
How to say “Oxiris,” “Gjonaj,” “Constantinides” and more
Empire State’s top electeds put their money where their mouth is.
A Q&A with Dr. Oxiris Barbot on contact tracing and what the “new normal” will look like.

POWER LIST

MAGAZINE

How prepared is the Empire State?
How health officials are bracing for a large-scale outbreak.
The Empire State's most politically potent pairs
Who says you’ve got to be married to get ahead in politics?

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