Bill de Blasio

Four takeaways from de Blasio’s State of the City

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio rolled out a plan for revitalizing democracy in his 2018 State of the City address.


Leroy Comrie

Hitting the road

Former New York City Council members like to stay busy, whether it’s in politics, or government, or branching out into the private sector or nonprofit world. But where exactly do they go?


Corey Johnson

Exclusive: Johnson fills out senior leadership

New York City Council Speaker Corey Johnson is staffing up.


Mark Treyger

Barron falls again as council names borough chairs

New York City Councilmen Antonio Reynoso and Mark Treyger were elected co-chairs of the Brooklyn delegation.


Francisco Moya

Exclusive: Bill aims to block corrupt politicians from city office

New York City Council members Ritchie Torres and Francisco Moya are introducing a bill that would ban corrupt politicians from seeking city office, hoping to prevent candidates like Hiram Monserrate from ever running again.


Hakeem Jeffries

Jeffries: No infrastructure plan without public housing

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and other mayors had planned to meet with President Donald Trump at the White House on Wednesday to discuss infrastructure funding, but Rep. Hakeem Jeffries has his own plan.


Jumaane Williams

Jumaane Williams on his wild week

Brooklyn City Councilman Jumaane Williams has has been all over the news lately.


Corey Johnson

Corey Johnson will be your friend – whether you like it or not

In interviews for this story, colleagues called the new New York City Council Speaker “charismatic,” “gregarious,” “engaging,” “enthusiastic” and “friendly.”