Josefa Velasquez, THE CITY This article was originally published on Mar 4 at 8:28pm EST by THE CITY State officials are supposed to bring allegations to the office empowered by Cuomo to deal with complaints in the wake of the #MeToo movement. But Cuomo accuser Charlotte Bennett’s lawyer says his office violated “legal requirements.” Gov.
Josefa Velasquez, THE CITY This article was originally publishedon Feb 28 at 7:21pm ESTby THE CITY Even as the governor advocated a Women’s Equality Act that promised to “ban” workplace sexual harassment, female Albany reporters and employees heard a very different message. As Gov. Andrew Cuomo confronts a second allegation of sexual harassment by a
Allison Dikanovic, THE CITY This article was originally publishedon Feb 24 at 12:25pm ESTby THE CITY When the state Legislature passed the Emergency Eviction Act at the end of last year, nearly all eviction proceedings were paused for 60 days. That pause ended on Friday, Feb. 26. After Feb. 26, pending eviction cases can start
Greg David, THE CITY This article was originally publishedon Feb 17 at 7:28pm ESTby THE CITY The city’s big-business leaders say they find themselves caught between a rock and a hard place. The rock is the suggestion from leaders in Albany that the only way to stem momentum for an income tax increase on the
Ben Fractenberg, THE CITY This article was originally publishedon Feb 1 at 7:28pm ESTby THE CITY For the first time in nearly a year, much of the city was eerily quiet for reasons other than solely the pandemic.
Greg David and Rosa Goldensohn, THE CITY This article was originally publishedon Jan 14 at 8:53pm ESTby THE CITY Unemployment claims in New York City have soared in the month since Gov. Andrew Cuomo banned indoor dining due to a rise in COVID-19 cases — a sign of a deepening recession. The numbers came to
Greg B. Smith, THE CITY This article was originally publishedon Jan 14 at 8:40pm ESTby THE CITY Mayor Bill de Blasio and Police Commissioner Dermot Shea were the two biggest names cited by state Attorney General Letitia James in a lawsuit filed Thursday seeking a monitor to oversee the NYPD’s handling of protests. But a
Reuven Blau, THE CITY This article was originally publishedon Jan 13 at 10:29pm ESTby THE CITY New Yorkers in dire need want city food deliveries expanded and prefer items they can cook themselves, according to a survey commissioned by City Hall.
Jose Martinez, THE CITY This article was originally publishedon Jan 12 at 5:09pm ESTby THE CITY As vaccination sites shifted into round-the-clock mode, New Yorkers found themselves in unexpected spots at odd hours. “It wasn’t my first choice to come in the middle of the night to The Bronx,” said Nina Livingston, a Nassau County
Reuven Blau and Claudia Irizarry Aponte, THE CITY This article was originally publishedon Jan 11 at 10:23pm ESTby THE CITY More than 560,000 New Yorkers 75 and older became eligible Monday for COVID-19 vaccinations — but senior citizen advocates are concerned logistical hurdles could keep many from getting the shots. Some seniors are “terrified” —