Rebecca C. Lewis

The Stonewall Inn, site of the 1969 riots.
A timeline of key developments over the past 50 years.
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People celebrate the legalization of same-sex marriage in New York outside of Stonewall Inn in Manhattan, where the gay rights movement is considered to have started in 1969.
The threats. The fights. The sacrifices. The behind-the-scenes story of the landmark 2011 law.
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Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins passes legislation to protect New Yorkers against toxic materials.
Rounding up the week’s political news
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Hands rolling a joint
Negotiations stalled over the weekend, but there are back-up bills
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John Stewart attending a dedication ceremony for the new memorial glade at ground zero, for those who became sick or died after responding to the 9/11 attacks, in May.
Rounding up the week’s political news.
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New York City Hall
Here’s what will be on New York City ballots this fall.
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Destroyed houses on Rockaway beach, four months after Hurricane Sandy hit New York.
Despite apparent overwhelming support from lawmakers, the Climate and Community Protection Act may not pass in this session.
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Tenant advocates in Albany make a last-ditch effort to pass rent regulation reforms.
The policy debate raging between landlords and tenant advocates.
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So much for including marijuana legalization into the budget.
The measure to lessen the impact of disproportionate policing is touted as a compromise.
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