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The $15 minimum wage has gone into effect in New York City, and the collateral effects are already being felt by restaurants. Read More.
Mayor de Blasio put his wife Chirlane McCray in charge of ThriveNYC, his major mental health initiative. Read More.
Mayor de Blasio and Governor Cuomo have announced a new plan to fix the MTA. Read More.
Thanks to the Cuomo administration’s devout opposition to hydrocarbon extraction, Con Ed has announced that Westchester County is facing a shortage of natural gas. Read More.
Despite high demand for seats at NYC charter schools, the state cap of the number of charter schools that can open is about to be reached. Read More.
A blue-ribbon panel to study school diversity in New York City has submitted its findings. Read More.
Reacting to months of opposition and protests, Amazon has decided against siting a major corporate headquarters in Queens. Read More.
Mayor de Blasio called for some budget cuts for fiscal-year 2020. Read More.
The Beat identifies three key policy areas and offers solutions that should appeal to people across the political spectrum. Read More.
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