Kay Dervishi

New York’s Democratic elected officials are pushing a new amendment to the state constitution to condense the redistricting schedule.
The proposed state constitutional amendment changes rules for voting on redistricting plans on top of various other provisions.
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Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities Commissioner Victor Calise and Mayor Bill de Blasio host the Sapolin Awards at Gracie Mansion in 2017.
A Q&A with Victor Calise, commissioner of the New York City Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities.
Personality
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Despite the surge in racist behavior targeting Asian people, the City Council entirely defunded a $1 million initiative to prevent hate crimes.
Anti-Asian attacks are up as New York City Council defunds hate crime prevention program.
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Donald Trump on July 22nd.
A drawn-out legal battle could create confusion for officials and undocumented residents.
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The Occupy City Hall protestors camped out in front of City Hall for nearly a month demanding that the NYPD be defunded.
Many movements over the years echo the experiences of Occupy City Hall protesters.
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Assembly District 38 candidate Jenifer Rajkumar.
Tracking the winners and losers in each district.
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Dozens of informal volunteer groups have been set up to help neighbors in need since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic
Neighbors organized to help those impacted by COVID-19 and the recession.
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How should New York approach reopening schools?
Experts say more federal funding will be needed to implement any plans to open schools safely.
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Absentee ballots at the Albany Board of Elections.
Assembly districts are among the first to get counted.
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Mayor Bill de Blasio delivers remarks at the Christian Cultural Center’s PPE and food distribution.
Advocates say the cuts will disproportionately affect small grassroots organizations.
Policy
policy
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