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Who’s Investigating the Eric Adams Campaign and Why: A Frequently Updated Guide

The number of people under investigation in Mayor Eric Adams’ world continues to grow. The latest: Federal investigators are trying to determine if Adams’ 2021 campaign for mayor conspired with the Turkish government to accept illegal foreign donations. It’s part of a widening probe that includes whether Adams cleared red tape with the FDNY for […]

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Bronx GOP Council Win Adds Historic Note to Otherwise Quiet Election Night

Republicans in the City Council got a surprise win in Tuesday’s election, as a progressive Democrat in a politically mixed area of The Bronx couldn’t hang on to her Throggs Neck seat. Elsewhere in the city, Democrats appeared to hold on to competitive southern Brooklyn seats and exonerated Central Park Five activist Yusef Salaam sailed […]

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Republican Council Candidates Hope To Pick Up Seats in Low-Turnout Election

There’s one more day to vote in New York’s off-year local election. So far, it’s been an off year for turnout, too: hardly 85,000 of the city’s nearly 3.5 million voters came to the polls during the early voting period, which ended on Sunday. With few people showing up to vote, there’s room for surprises, […]

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A Renter’s Guide to Voucher and Income Discrimination for NYC Apartments

In New York, it’s illegal to discriminate against renters or apartment-seekers who pay rent with public assistance. That applies to lots of kinds of vouchers and subsidies, including CityFHEPS, Section 8, Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and more. The law that protects renters applies not just to landlords and property owners, but to real estate brokers […]