Queens

New York State Senator Michael Gianaris in the Senate Chamber.
The deputy majority leader wants to show that the party can get things done.
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A protester holds a No Amazon HQ2 in Queens sign
New York and Seattle lawmakers, advocates, and Amazon workers gathered to rail against the company's HQ2 plans.
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Rounding up the week’s political news.
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Queens Library president and CEO Dennis Walcott speaks during the groundbreaking ceremony for renovations of the Steinway Public Library.
CEO Dennis Walcott on what HQ2 means for the Queens Library.
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Mark Peters
Rounding up the week’s political news.
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Protesters carry anti-Amazon posters during a rally opposing the Amazon headquarters getting subsidies to locate in Long Island City.
State and city lawmakers who want to thwart the governor’s and mayor’s plans have a few weapons in their arsenal.
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Local politicians like New York City Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer calls the arrangement unnecessary corporate welfare.
The state has bypassed the city's legislative body many times before for large development projects.
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amazon
The online retailer’s move into Queens is dividing elected officials and influential groups.
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Antonio Delgado defeated Representative John Faso as blue wave hits New York.
Rounding up the week’s political news.
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