Former Paterson mayor charged with criminal contempt for launching new mayoral bid
Joey Torres, who served two stints as mayor of New Jersey's third-largest city before pleading guilty to a corruption charge in 2017, faces a fine or prison time for attempting to get on the May ballot.
Mar 12, 2:12 PM
De Blasio's Years-Old Ethics Violations Are Once Again Under Scrutiny. But Will It Matter?
The allegations will likely be raised against him should he choose to seek a run for governor, something he has hinted at but has not formally announced.
Dec 9, 2021 5:17 PM
With A Month Left In Office And A Potential Run For Governor, De Blasio Makes A Political Bet On Vaccine Mandates
Political experts said Monday’s order requiring all private employers to get their workers vaccinated would burnish de Blasio’s legacy on vaccinations—and with left-leaning Democrats.
Dec 6, 2021 5:30 PM
Year-Round School, Early Childhood Programs: De Blasio Shores Up Education Credentials With New Statewide Campaign
The mayor says his statewide political committee, New Yorkers for a Fairer Future, will promote the expansion of early childhood education, year-round school, and more across the state.
Nov 18, 2021 12:02 PM
After Six-Month Reprieve, MTA Could Decide On Higher Fares In 2022
Ridership is still down about 50% across its divisions, and while there will be no fare hikes for six months, all bets are off after that.
Updated: Nov 18, 2021 1:44 PM
Jumaane Williams Talks About Tourette Syndrome In Video Launching Gubernatorial Bid
The newly re-elected public advocate describes how moving through life with the chronic condition prepared him to lead.
Nov 16, 2021 9:05 AM
Teachout Launches State AG Bid Centering Women’s Health And Progressive Support
The Fordham Law professor and 4-time candidate for office in New York was flanked by her midwife and progressive leaders during a campaign launch in Brooklyn.
Updated: Nov 15, 2021 3:20 PM
After General Election, All Eyes Shift To NYC Council Speaker’s Race
Several candidates are vying for the city’s second-most powerful position.
Nov 5, 2021 12:36 PM
New York Elected Officials Flock To Annual Conference In Puerto Rico: Here's Why You Should Care
The annual SOMOS conference is back after a one-year hiatus due to the pandemic, and expecting a record crowd of movers and shakers.
Nov 3, 2021 3:00 PM
She’s Running For Governor. Here’s More On Letitia James
New York Attorney General Letitia James launched a bid for governor on Friday, taking her next step on a historic path of firsts for New York State — and possibly the nation.
Oct 29, 2021 1:48 PM
Attorney General Letitia James Seeks To Make History, Again, With Expected Gubernatorial Bid
A statement from James's senior campaign advisor signaled an official announcement was imminent.
Oct 28, 2021 8:43 AM
At Bronx Democratic Party Dinner, A Collision Of Four Gubernatorial Hopefuls
“It got into full swing yesterday.”
Sep 30, 2021 2:41 PM
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