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  • The verbal jab was played on a loop for months – the perfect illustration of the anti-elitist political narrative that dominated the discourse of the 2016 Republican presidential primary.


  • On Dec. 30, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced a broad and bold commitment to granting conditional pardons, clemencies and full pardons, surpassing the record of all prior New York governors. With…


  • It was a stark contrast at the Midtown Hilton last week: Inside the grand ballroom New York’s business and political elites were convened at an Association…


  • New York state is home to more than 78,600 transgender people – a population that has been plagued by discrimination and injustice. For this historically underserved community, access to a full continuum…


  • As the NFL playoffs approach, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito have found their political football. Since Donald Trump’s election, they’ve…


  • A large portion of real estate development in New York City is dependent on the controversial 421-a tax exemption, which expired in June 2015 and is reportedly on the cusp…


  • With the calendar turning to January and temperatures drop to sub-freezing depths, it is important to keep in mind those who have no roof over their heads, no place to shield themselves from winter’s…


  • With President-elect Donald Trump and a newly empowered, Republican-dominated Congress soon taking control of the federal budget, the potential for substantial cuts in domestic spending poses gargantuan…


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