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New York City faces a new decade with significant challenges, though from a position of strength. (Photo: Shooter_Sam/iStock) Read More.
New York State’s economic growth has been about average over the last decade. (Photo: Jacob Boomsma/iStock) Read More.
Medicaid has blown a huge hole in the state budget. (Photo: Kameleon007/iStock) Read More.
Governor Cuomo’s State of the State speech offered a grand proposal to expand Penn Station. (Photo: AndreyKrav/iStock) Read More.
A new report shows that New York State’s hospital system—both public and private—is among the nation’s worst-performing. (Photo: Adam Höglund/iStock) Read More.
The state’s newly adopted criminal-justice reforms have already resulted in numerous episodes in which dangerous criminals have been set free. (Photo: Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/Getty Images) Read More.
Violence targeting Orthodox Jews has broken out in and around New York City. (Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images) Read More.
Religious education remains an essential means of transmitting moral values. (Photo: sarahdoow/iStock) Read More.
The gang database is a legitimate tool of law enforcement that improves neighborhood safety in communities where gangs fester. (Photo: somboon kaeoboonsong/iStock) Read More.
The facts you need to know about the issues that matter most in New York.