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The Week Ahead in New York Politics, May 26

May 25, 2015

New York City Hall What to watch for this week in New York politics: EYES ON ALBANY: The Legislature is back in session on Wednesday and Thursday this week, two of the


Three 2015 District Attorney Races Set to Begin

May 21, 2015

Former SI DA Dan Donovan is sworn in to Congress (@dandonovan_ny) Voters can look forward to soon having a clearer picture of the potential contenders for the district attorney races on


Now Law, New York to Create City Cultural Plan

May 19, 2015

Mayor de Blasio signs the cultural plan bill into law (photo: @JimmyVanBramer)  New York may be the considered the country's cultural capital, but the city has never had a comprehensive plan


SAFE Act Haunts Movement on Gun Safety Legislation

May 18, 2015

Student activists in Albany (photo: @NYAGV1) Earlier this month, New Yorkers Against Gun Violence brought 150 school children from the Bronx and Harlem to Albany to recite poetry, sing songs, and