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A timeline on the closure of Rikers Island

U.S. Attorney Damian Williams has moved to strip the city of control over the jail complex.

Power Lists

The 2023 New York City Top 50 Lobbyists

The leading government relations firms across the five boroughs.


What the New York City Council got done in the past two years

The legislative body could use some of its additional oversight powers in the next session.


Budget headaches complicate City Council’s priorities for 2024

Austerity measures from the Adams administration could limit the creation of many new programs.


Commentary: The hard part of being mayor has started for Eric Adams

His supporters hoped he might be a more populist version of Mike Bloomberg. But he has unwittingly echoed Donald Trump.


Christine Quinn: ‘The best job I’ve ever had was being on the City Council’

The former Speaker spoke to New York’s newest leaders at City & State’s annual City Council Retreat.

Heard Around Town

Phil Banks quiet on rumored exit from Adams administration

The deputy mayor for public safety declined to comment on whether he would continue to serve in the role after this year.


Opinion: Do Jews still have a place in progressive politics?

If Republicans cut loose their white supremacist reactionaries while progressives continue to deny Israel’s right to exist, American Jews’ votes could shift rightward.


Congestion pricing is one step closer to becoming a reality. Here’s what you need to know.

“We really wanted to limit exemptions and we did,” Traffic Mobility Review Board Chair Carl Weisbrod said of the board’s recommendations.

New York City

City Council examines how to help migrant students in hearing

The Immigration and Education committees will review the impacts of shelter limits and other issues.

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Mayor Andrew Cuomo and Gov. Letitia James? New York’s most chaotic possible futures

You thought the fighting between Cuomo and de Blasio was bad? Just imagine these nightmare scenarios.

Heard Around Town

Brianna Suggs no longer fundraising for Eric Adams campaign

Suggs, whose home was raided as part of a federal investigation into Mayor Eric Adams’ 2021 campaign, will stay on the 2025 campaign in another role.

News & Politics

Eric Adams accused of 1993 sexual assault

The mayor denied knowing his accuser, who filed the lawsuit under the Adult Survivors Act on Nov. 22.


No NYC mayor has resigned in decades. But here’s what would happen if they did.

Most recent mayoral administrations have been investigated for corruption, but the New York City line of succession hasn’t come into play.


Helping New Yorkers in need of food

An interview with Jilly Stephens, CEO of City Harvest.

News & Politics

Gotham Government Relations cuts ties with former Obama administration official caught harassing halal cart vendor

“By the way, I’ll represent the food vendor pro bono if he wants to bring a lawsuit,” Gotham Government Relations president David Schwartz said.

News & Politics

As federal takeover of Rikers Island looms, Mayor Eric Adams insists jails conditions are improving

The mayor credited outgoing DOC commissioner Louis Molina with moving things in “the right direction.”