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  • Sometimes Mother Nature has an interesting way of getting her point across. Last week, members of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s administration were scheduled to testify before state legislators about the impact…


  • Editor's Note: On Tuesday morning, a spokesperson for Michael Blake reached out to City & State to complain about what they perceived to be factual inaccuracies in this article. We gave…


  • Over the course of my life I’ve set foot in many classrooms in different cities, states and countries – from New York City to Florida to Puerto Rico to Peru. And as an elected official,…


  • Tucked deep in Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s budget proposal released late last month is a plan that would reduce the number of in-person visiting days for women and men in New York’s maximum security prisons…


  • While anti-Indian Point groups are claiming victory over the closing of the nuclear plant, the truth is that these groups have seldom let the facts get in their way.

    For…


  • It was a subtle reaction, barely visible to most of the audience in a packed courtroom on the fourth floor of One Police Plaza where the police officer who killed Ramarley…


  • While everyone is freaking out about how President Donald Trump might wreck the environment, one group of elected officials is wrecking the environment: New York City Democrats.

    Early…


  • In his State of the State addresses last month, Gov. Andrew Cuomo made his priority clear: he wants to strengthen the middle class across New York State. At a time of uncertainty in the federal government,…


  • There are few things scarier for New Yorkers than appearing before a judge in Housing Court or Civil Court. Now imagine if you weren’t fluent in English and were expected to understand complex orders…


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