A report released Wednesday provides technological solutions for some of the city’s myriad problems and examines the barriers to their adoption, with the hope of provoking intense debate about urban technology in this year’s municipal election.
As Latest Reforms Head to Voters for Approval, Advocates Celebrate Passage of Extensive Election Package
The New York State Assembly on Tuesday approved two bills that would amend the state constitution to make significant changes to voting laws, and the proposals will now go to voters on this fall’s ballot.
While the vast majority of the likely hundreds of thousands of New Yorkers who contracted COVID-19 on the job are eligible for workers' compensation, most have not applied and only a fraction of those have received it.
Ten candidates running in the Democratic primary for City Council in Manhattan's 7th District gathered by Zoom for a debate hosted by Manhattan Neighborhood Network and moderated by Gotham Gazette editor Ben Max. The candidates are vying to replace term-limited Council Member Mark Levine...
Six candidates running for NYC Comptroller appeared at a forum hosted by the Citizens Budget Commission, a nonprofit fiscal watchdog group.
While new affordable housing kept pace with previous years and overall housing production picked up in the latter half of 2020, building permits remain relatively low in the first several months of this year, portending an uncertain future for the city's housing stock.
Under state guidance, people with mental health needs from public and private hospitals and the New York City Department of Correction were offloaded to OMH institutions. A quarter of the 366 admissions came from New York City Health + Hospitals, the city's public hospital system.
The Democratic candidates for New York City Comptroller joined "Decision NYC with Ben Max" for in-depth one-on-one interviews about their campaigns.
Three Democratic candidates for mayor of New York City spoke at a forum Wednesday evening about their visions for restoring and enhancing the city's workforce going into the pandemic recovery.