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City & State: The End of the Rainbow

Written by Laura Nahmias on . Posted in Politics

rainbow After gay marriage, a transformative coalition splinters into just another interest group As spring turned into summer last year, a battle over gay rights was brewing in New York City. This was not the years-long struggle to legalize same-sex marriage in the state, a clash being waged at the highest levels of government, with millions [&hellip
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City & State: There Oughta Be a Law

Written by Laura Nahmias on . Posted in Politics

DISTRICT This was the year redistricting was supposed to work. Guess what? Everyone but the winners in New York State’s unfair system of drawing election districts agrees New Yorkers deserve better. This was the year they were supposed to get it. But nothing has changed. In a state where Democrats outnumber Republicans two to one, the Legislature [&hellip
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