Michael Gianaris

New York City Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer during the Committee on Finance's second Amazon HQ2 hearing.
And what would it take to get everyone on board with the plan?
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Protesters hold up signs at the second New York City Council hearing on Amazon's planned headquarters in Queens.
“30 jobs, are you f---ing kidding me?”
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Senate Deputy Minority Leader Joseph Griffo talks with Senate Minority Leader John Flanagan in the Senate Chamber at the state Capitol.
Upstate Republican Joseph Griffo discusses his stint as acting GOP Senate leader.
Personality
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Andrea Stewart-Cousins
A sense of optimism prevailed, but fault-lines also emerged on the first day of one-party rule.
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State Sen. Diane Savino and Assemblyman Clyde Vanel
How two state lawmakers plan to lead their colleagues in carefully regulating disruptive technologies.
Policy
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Alessandra Biaggi
The freshman will chair the moribund committee and actually hold hearings.
Policy
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New York State Senator Michael Gianaris in the Senate Chamber.
The deputy majority leader wants to show that the party can get things done.
Personality
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The New York Interfaith Community comes together in solidarity following a week of violent hate crimes.
As lawmakers renew push for Child Victims Act, Cuomo warns of bankrupting the Catholic Church.
Policy
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Protesters carry anti-Amazon posters during a rally opposing the Amazon headquarters getting subsidies to locate in Long Island City.
State and city lawmakers who want to thwart the governor’s and mayor’s plans have a few weapons in their arsenal.
Policy
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Local politicians like New York City Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer calls the arrangement unnecessary corporate welfare.
The state has bypassed the city's legislative body many times before for large development projects.
News & Politics
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