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Queens Candidates’ Life or Death Call for More Trauma Care

Sign up for “THE CITY Scoop,” our daily newsletter where we send you stories like this first thing in the morning. This article was produced in partnership with The Trace. Candidates for Queens borough president are pledging to improve access to trauma centers after a data story published by The Trace, THE CITY and Measure […]

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Who’s After Katz? Race for Queens Borough President Is On

With the Queens district attorney primary finally resolved, there’s a new — and potentially packed — race already on to replace Melinda Katz as borough president. Two Democrats — Councilmember Jimmy Van Bramer and Assemblymember Alicia Hyndman — have established their candidacies, while up to six others are waiting in the wings. But Tiffany Cabán, […]

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Airport Workers Turn to Albany for Healthcare and Paid Leave Benefits

Fresh off their living-wage victory, local airport workers are petitioning Albany for healthcare and paid leave benefits that also would extend to other transportation employees. Legislation introduced by state Senator Alessandra Biaggi (D–Bronx/Westchester) late Friday and that’s pending from Assemblymember Alicia Hyndman (D-Queens) would require contractors at LaGuardia and Kennedy airports to pay their workers […]