Gabriel Poblete

Gabriel Poblete is a Report for America reporter with THE CITY.

Only 600 people a day can be served by ICE at 26 Federal Plaza — leaving even those who have appointments and looming asylum deadlines locked out and at risk.
Campaigns of 13 candidates for City Council got the maximum possible donations from the MSG political committee.
A City Council committee shrinks the timeline for the Midtown arena’s operation as Penn Station plans hang in the balance.
New York state is asking all Essential Plan, Child Health Plus and Medicaid participants to reapply, after a pandemic paperwork pause. The requirement could lead thousands to lose health insurance.
Astro’s Community Dog Run is slated to close, leading Community Board 4 to demand a new spot.
Governor announces more income-restricted units and set-aside for locals there on 9/11 — while acknowledging impact of ‘100% affordable’ agitators.
Liquor license applicants are required to come before community boards before a license is granted — but that’s not the process for weed businesses.
Which weed dispensaries are officially open? What about legal delivery? Can you grow a plant? And more burning questions about the rollout of recreational consumption in the city.
Reuben McDaniel, a member of the state’s Cannabis Control Board and the CEO of the authority struggling to set up licensees with stores, plans to step down from the Board this week.
Officials pledge loans and cost caps, but an angry license-holder calls current practices ‘downright shady.’
Officials give go-ahead for a residential tower with 30% set-aside for below-market rentals, up from previous promise of 25%.
The abrupt shutdown of a greeting area marks a breaking point in the fraying relationships between City Hall and the activist groups running the site.
Texas charities are now sending migrant families to NYC on airplanes, not buses — yet airports lack the migrant support amassed at Port Authority Bus Terminal.
‘We need your help,’ begged an urgent city email seeking space for migrants, the latest indication the Adams administration is hitting the panic button.
Providing shelter and other aid for asylum-seekers is projected to cost $4.3 billion in the current and next city budget.
Gov. Kathy Hochul’s plan to lift a state land use rule is meeting opposition from some Manhattan and Brooklyn legislators.
The Independent Budget Office, at the behest of Councilmember Gale Brewer, finds debts for violations like parking and sanitation tickets are growing.
A pet store owner is among the first to get a license following lifting of an injunction on weed sales in the borough. But most applicants are still waiting.
From helping judges set bail to spurring housing development, big plans from Hochul are encountering fierce resistance from state lawmakers.
Business owners looking for retail space to site licensed weed stores say the state Dormitory Authority is rejecting locations deemed too close to competing state-leased storefronts.