Both Democratic Assemblyman David Weprin and his Republican opponent Bob Turner are reaching out to a diverse group of voters in the Ninth Congressional District for this fall's special election. But one population group that makes up a significant portion of the district seems to be getting left in the cold: Latino voters. City Hall News reports.
New hire Courtney Burke plans to transform a New York agency with an ugly past. The Capitol report.VIDEO
A majority of City Council members has moved to take on the Obama administration and current city policy in an effort to reduce the threat of deportation for some of New York's undocumented residents.
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey's plan to increase tolls is just the latest in a series of cost saving measures -- is there a cautionary tale from other urban centers or a creative model the region can follow?
While they had a chance to reflect after marathon sessions that dragged into the summer, MetroFocus caught up with some of New York’s newest representatives to find out how they’ve been dealing.
As the city shuts Bronx New School after finding contamination there, other schools on leased property remain open and could pose a danger to the health of their students and staff. Gotham Gazette reports.
Three uniformed departments in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut are currently embroiled in scandals over racism within their ranks.