"We’re spending our evenings calling your house because we want a better world for our mothers, daughters, sisters and ourselves."
With a wide gap in the poll numbers and little opportunity to debate, policy—and especially urban policy—hasn’t received much attention during the 2014 campaign. Will that change when the focus shifts back to governing?
An op-ed from the Republican nominee for governor promises tax reduction, replacing Common Core and vigorous oversight of the city's finances.
Next Tuesday, 21 of 63 legislative races in New York City are one candidate affairs. A Gotham Gazette-City Limits project looks at why it happens and how it impacts voters.
If your state senator or assemblymember is running unopposed next week, there's no one to raise questions about their performance. So you'll have to check into it yourself.
Watch the latest episode of "Straight Up," the Brooklyn Independent Media reporters' roundtable that trades studio seats for bar stools. This month, Capital New York's Azi Paybarah and Ben Max of Gotham Gazette are guests.
If they aren't deported, the children who've come across the border in a recent surge will live here under one of several legal statuses, each offering advantages and complications to new Americans.
City Limits invited allies of the three leading gubernatorial campaigns to submit op-eds on why their candidate would be the best choice for New York City. First up is the Green Party's Howie Hawkins.
What time is it? Showtime or "No" time? A visitor to New York wonders why the city is cracking down on one of the things that makes it unique.
A survey says the city's housing enforcement system is unknown to many tenants who have problems with their apartments. So help spread the word.
Buildings that pair affordable housing with services are sure to be part of the mayor's housing plan. But it's unclear how big a part they'll be, or what funding role the state will play.
A push to address the very low minimum wage of tipped workers recalls the exchange between Mr. White and Mr. Pink.
The de Blasio administration is stepping up oversight of employment agencies, which need to be licensed and can only charge certain fees. But the targeted firms can change names and locations to keep operating in spite of the crackdown.
It's not gentrifying neighborhoods, for the most part, according to a new report. Instead, it's the neighborhoods where people find refuge from displacement.
A bill to cap how much city trash each neighborhood has to handle hardens the targets of a policy first approved nine years ago.
A homeless woman decides to think of her time in the city's shelter system as the kind of multifaceted learning experience for which some of us pay $30,000 a year.
The governor has set an ambitious goal for directing state contracts to businesses owned by women and minorities. But why did it take so long? And who is really benefiting?
Mayor de Blasio's housing plan was full of ambition and ideas. Achieving them will require streamlining and rearranging the city's housing development system, says HPD's commissioner.
The governor in August announced a loan program to help small businesses who were still reeling six months after the East Harlem gas explosion. But the money is still not flowing.