Higher cigarette taxes will fuel greater black-market activity and more confrontations with the police.
New York City
A new bill introduced by Council Member Ben Kallos would require landlords to provide broadband internet. It would also forbid them from passing on the costs of internet service to tenants.
De Blasio should honor expectations of medical privacy, not threaten government retribution for those who make choices he dislikes.
Branding disparate racial outcomes as "segregation" is an effective way in Democratic polities to tear down programs some progressives don't like.
How big is the defection from government schools in the country's largest district? That's for politicians to know, and you to find out.
Ed Mullins is innocent until proven guilty—a distinction he often didn’t extend to others.
New York's Straw Law Will Fine Business for Giving Out Unsolicited Straws, and Also for Not Having Enough Straws
Those much-maligned single-use plastics had a brief reprieve during the pandemic. Now they're back in politicians' sights.
One at Rikers, one at a nearby jail barge, marking 12 deaths this year
The lawsuit argues the mandate leads to discrimination based on content of speech and type of speaker.
"If you would have told me when I was 12 years old, I would run this organization, I would have said you were crazy."
Media persists in pediatric scare stories even while the country's largest dataset shows tiny yet still-declining rates, including among the needlessly quarantined.
Formal sentences cover for informal penalties including crowding, poor sanitation, beatings, and rape.
Everybody has to wear masks except the rich and famous, apparently.
Cuomo Replacement Kathy Hochul Says New York's Real COVID Death Toll Is 12,000 Higher Than Cuomo Claimed
Hochul’s office reports that some 55,400 people have died of the coronavirus in New York, much higher than the 43,400 claimed by Cuomo, who left office Monday.
Complying with the layers of COVID-19 restrictions on travel and human interaction is exhausting even for the vaccinated.
When De Blasio's Vaccination Passport Plan Went Into Effect Yesterday, One-Quarter of Adult New Yorkers Were Barred From Going Out
Going out in Manhattan the first night patrons were required to prove their vaccination status
The bill would strip New York of federal transit funding if Manhattan-bound Garden State motorists aren't spared from new tolls.
Because adults can't evaluate risk, kids continue to suffer the most from COVID policy, despite suffering the least from COVID.
Eric Adams insists on a double standard that lets former cops like him escape the firearm restrictions everyone else has to follow.
Plus: Trans girl sports ban vetoed, Connecticut legalizes marijuana, and more...
Democrats have 13 choices in the mayoral primary. They get to rank their top five.
The ex-cop's closing pitch is filled with crazy accusations about "disenfranchis[ing] Black voters."
Even a critic who doesn’t love singing or dancing succumbed to its charms.
People have only official assurances that the technology isn’t being used to invade their privacy.
Randi Weingarten Is Very Disappointed That NYC Mayoral Candidate Kathryn Garcia Supports Charter Schools
Yes, that very same Randi Weingarten, the teachers union president who has fought to keep children out of the classroom for the last year.
Theatrical safety checks don't keep people safe—vaccines do.
Charter-Hating Democrats Now Relying on Charter Schools To Service Families Reluctant To Go Back Into School Buildings
The one-size-fits-all approach to monopolistic K-12 instruction continues to repel even as COVID-19 recedes.
The New York Blood Center wants a larger headquarters to continue its cutting-edge medical research. Activists claim the new building will cast too much shadow.
New York's Nonsensical COVID Rules Force Theaters To Operate at 33 Percent. Unless They Host Church Services.
If hosting a religious service or a performance that includes food service, theaters can open to 50 percent capacity. But plays and other performances are still capped at 33 percent.
When government doesn't deliver, voters look for unpolished candidates from outside government. Go figure.
Manhattan Will Drop Charges for Prostitution and Unlicensed Massage but Continue Prosecuting Prostitution Patrons
The Nordic Model comes to Manhattan.
The latest data underscore an appallingly partisan split on what should be a more science-based decision.
Leveling that grave accusation at every aspect of American life will produce disengagement, alienation, and reaction.
A shocking 12 percent enrollment drop in New York City points to possible long-term structural impacts of the pandemic.