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Gabriel Poblete

is an editorial intern at City & State.


Activist lawmakers share in taxi drivers’ victory

Assembly Members Zohran Mamdani and Yuh-Line Niou broke a 15-day fast this week after the city reached a deal with one of the largest taxi medallion lenders.


Hochul orders the relocation of over 200 incarcerated people

In an attempt to ease overcrowding at the Rikers Island jail complex amid its ongoing crisis, incarcerated women and trans-identified people are being transferred to state-run facilities.


How NYC’s right to shelter mandate works

Over the past four decades this consent decree has helped secure temporary housing for thousands of New Yorkers in need – but is it making the homeless crisis worse?