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New York City has banned the sale of flavored-nicotine vaping products. (Photo: BackyardProduction/iStock) Read More.
Even with the nation’s most extensive public transportation system, New York is still remarkably dependent on private cars. (Photo: peeterv/iStock) Read More.
Starting in 2020, state criminal justice reforms, including bail, will go into effect. (Photo: designer491/iStock) Read More.
Mike Bloomberg apologized for his use of the policing tactic known as “Stop, Question, and Frisk.”(Photo: Oli Scarff/Getty Images) Read More.
Housing policy in New York City is dominated by questions of building. (Photo: Drew Angerer/Getty Images) Read More.
New York State radically expanded residential rent control earlier this year. (Photo: William_Potter/iStock) Read More.
City officials want to impose rent regulations on commercial property. (Photo: huePhotography/iStock) Read More.
Another subway interaction made headlines in New York after police were filmed ticketing a woman illegally selling churros. (Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images) Read More.
New York State continues to harass the fossil-fuel industry with litigation. (Photo: zodebala/iStock) Read More.
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