Restaurants and Retailers Beg NYC: Stop Using us as an ATM

Restaurants and Retailers Beg NYC: Stop Using us as an ATM

Morningside Heights, New York, NY, USA – August 19, 2021: Window of Famous Famiglia pizza shop at 2859 Broadway. (Shutterstock) By Andrew Rigie and Jessica Walker, NY Post How to explain the city’s lagging recovery? Look no further than the pandemic-induced financial challenges still facing our restaurants and retail shops, which make up the economic backbone […]

Hochul Honeymoon is Over for Livid Albany Lawmakers

From a prized real estate industry tax break to looser rules that would ease her indicted ex-lieutenant off the ballot, legislators express little urgency to aid the governor as she seeks accomplishments before the election.

Hochul Honeymoon is Over for Livid Albany Lawmakers

New York, NY – April 22, 2022: Governor Kathy Hochul speaks during Electric Bus Announcement with MTA Chair and CEO Janno Lieber at Michael J. Quill Depot. (Shutterstock) By Josefa Velasquez, THE CITY With just 17 legislative session days remaining in Albany, state lawmakers are showing reluctance to help Gov. Kathy Hochul deliver on her […]

Senator Kaplan Passes Resolution Proclaiming April 24-30 as “Crime Victims’ Rights Week” in the State of New York

Crime Victims' Rights Week in New York will be observed in conjunction with the observance of National Crime Victims' Rights Week, which has been observed each April since 1981

Senator Kaplan Passes Resolution Proclaiming April 24-30 as “Crime Victims’ Rights Week” in the State of New York

Photo: Senator Anna M. Kaplan speaks on the resolution from the floor of the New York State Senate on April 26, 2022. ALBANY, NY (April 26, 2022) – Today, the New York State Senate passed a resolution, J.1812, authored by Senator Anna M. Kaplan (D-North Hills) to proclaim April 24-30, 2022 as Crime Victims’ Rights Week in the […]

NY Lieutenant Governor Resigns After Arrest and Indictment in Alleged Bribery Scheme

NY Lieutenant Governor Resigns After Arrest and Indictment in Alleged Bribery Scheme

New York, NY – March 1, 2022: Lieutenant Governor Brian Benjamin speaks during Governor Kathy Hochul announcement of the completion Taystee Lab Building. (Shutterstock) By Sonia Moghe and Gregory Krieg, CNN CNN – New York Democratic Lt. Gov. Brian Benjamin resigned Tuesday, the state’s governor said, after being arrested and indicted on charges in connection […]

Kathy Hochul’s Challenge: Keep Brian Benjamin Resignation Fallout From Turning Radioactive

Kathy Hochul’s Challenge: Keep Brian Benjamin Resignation Fallout From Turning Radioactive

New York, NY – August 26, 2021: New York State Governor Kathy Hochul welcomes State Senator Brian Benjamin at a press conference announcing State Senator Brian Benjamin as Lt. Governor. (Shutterstock) By Josefa Velasquez and Samantha Maldonado, THE CITY Lt. Gov. Brian Benjamin resigned Tuesday, hours after his federal indictment in a scheme to secure […]

Lt. Gov. Brian Benjamin Resigns Following Federal Indictment

The Harlem Democrat pleaded not guilty Tuesday to multiple corruption charges related to his 2021 campaign for New York City comptroller.

Lt. Gov. Brian Benjamin Resigns Following Federal Indictment

New York, New York – February 05, 2022: New York Lt. Governor Brian Benjamin Speaks During the Flushing Chinese Business Association Flushing Chinese Lunar New Year Parade. (Shutterstock) By Zach Williams, City and State NY Lt. Gov. Brian Benjamin has resigned, effective immediately, as he battles federal corruption charges. He will also suspend his campaign […]

The Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs Kicks of Immigrant Heritage Week 2022 with the Theme “Immigrant New York: Rebuilding Together.”

The Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs Kicks of Immigrant Heritage Week 2022 with the Theme “Immigrant New York: Rebuilding Together.”

NEW YORK—Today, the Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs kicks off Immigrant Heritage Week 2022 with the theme, “Immigrant New York: Rebuilding Together.” Originally started in 2004, Immigrant Heritage Week (IHW) is celebrated in mid–April to commemorate the legacy of April 17, 1907, the day in New York City history on which the largest number of immigrants – 11,000 – […]

This is Not the Way to Spend a Billion on Buffalo

This is Not the Way to Spend a Billion on Buffalo

New York City Public Advocate Jumaane Williams speaks during a rally and vigil honoring Daunte Wright at Times Square’s red steps on April 16, 2021 in New York City. (Shutterstock) By Jumaane Williams Time is up for the Legislature to pass an on-time budget, and the governor is working overtime — not to negotiate a […]