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Ocasio-Cortez, the social media star, helped catapult the case against Amazon into the national spotlight.
Winners & Losers of 2019

From Amazon turning tail to polling at zero for the presidency, here are the highest highs and lowest lows for New York politicians this year...

| December 14, 2019
 
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Governor Cuomo has complained about JCOPE appointees voting against him.
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A constitutional amendment could reduce Cuomo’s influence on ethics enforcement.
A bike with a GrubHub bag in New York City.
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Albany will ask again whether your Uber driver should have labor protections.
Rep. Hakeem Jeffries speaks during a House Judiciary Committee markup of the articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump.
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The congressman laid out a timeline of Trump’s behavior during a key impeachment debate.
New York state lawmakers are ringing in the new year with at least one clear resolution: Cut down on single-use plastics.
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Democratic lawmakers are pushing a wave of bills next session as the climate crisis worsens.
Amazon will be leasing 335,000 square feet of space in the Hudson Yards neighborhood.
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Amazon plans to expand in New York. Here’s how to cut through all the hot takes.

OPINION

Speaker Corey Johnson says he's concerned about the impact paid vacation will have on small businesses.
Studies show small businesses can afford to give workers time off.
Public Campaign Financing Commission stretches the limits of representative democracy.
Noise is harming the health of almost everyone in NYC.

POLITICS

Policy

Governor Cuomo swearing into his third term in January, 2019.
A legislative look-ahead at the bills on the agenda
The business community is pushing back on AB5-like legislation in New York. This is what they’re proposing instead.
Albany will ask again whether your Uber driver should have labor protections.

PERSONALITY

Letitia James made a national name for herself going after Trump. But is she “Cuomo’s A.G.”?
The AG on going from public advocate to the head of law enforcement.
Conservative Chairman Gerard Kassar on the state’s new ballot requirements.

POWER LIST

MAGAZINE

Brooklyn Borough President, Eric Adams, is #5 on the Power 100.
Recognizing the most powerful black men and women in New York State.
New York City mayors never go on to higher office. Can Mike Bloomberg break the losing streak?
The upstate congresswoman is fighting to elect more Republican women. The only thing in her way is the Republican Party.
Meet the next round of young upstarts taking on Congress from the left.

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