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Tiffany Cabán.
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Who’s backing whom in a rare competitive race for district attorney.
Luxury apartment buildings on the edge of New York City's Central Park.
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You’d think assessing New York City’s condos and coops like other homes would be a simple fix. Here’s why it isn’t.
New York City’s new chief technology officer, John Paul Farmer.
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John Paul Farmer, New York City’s new chief technology officer, on his goals for the job.
New York Assemblyman Steven Englebright at the unveiling a state-of-the-art well system to fully contain and treat the plume of contamination caused by industrial waste from the U.S. Navy in 2018.
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Englebright and Kaminsky championed the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act.
The Stonewall Inn, site of the 1969 riots.
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A timeline of key developments over the past 50 years.
The New York State Capitol in Albany.
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Sen. Kevin Thomas’s New York Privacy Act and state Sen. Diane Savino’s Dependent Worker Act are among the bills stalled until next session.
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.
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The threats. The fights. The sacrifices. The behind-the-scenes story of the landmark 2011 law.

OPINION

Brownstones in New York City's Greenwich Village area.
Democratic candidates have begun proposing housing affordability plans. Here’s what they get right, get wrong, and can’t do.
Gay rights advocates turned a 2009 loss in New York into a victory.
Women should have the freedom to be surrogates, with protection from exploitation.
Activists are targeting Assembly Democrats and hoping for a district attorney upset.

POLITICS

Mayor of Yonkers Mike Spano.
George Borrello and Farah Louis pull out victories in Tuesday’s primaries.
The progressive upstart Tiffany Cabán declared victory with a narrow lead over the establishment-backed Melinda Katz.
Could candidates endorse each other for second place? It happened in San Francisco.

Policy

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New York City’s Office of Special Enforcement is filing a suit against 13 people and entities that the city says turned housing units in 36 buildings into illegal rentals.
You’d think assessing New York City’s condos and coops like other homes would be a simple fix. Here’s why it isn’t.
Sen. Kevin Thomas’s New York Privacy Act and state Sen. Diane Savino’s Dependent Worker Act are among the bills stalled until next session.
The legislation would prohibit elementary and secondary schools from purchasing biometric technology until July 1, 2022.

PERSONALITY

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announcing the appointment of H. Carl McCall to chairman of the State University of New York Board of Trustees in 2011.
The former state comptroller is retiring from the SUNY board.
John Paul Farmer, New York City’s new chief technology officer, on his goals for the job.
Why the Queens district attorney race is already over.
The Senate investigations chairman wants to play hardball against the governor.

POWER LIST

MAGAZINE

Gov. Andrew Cuomo smiles and waves in the 2015 New York City Pride.
Gay rights advocates turned a 2009 loss in New York into a victory.
Why the Queens district attorney race is already over.
Recognizing the 100 most powerful people on Staten Island.

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