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Graphic from a recent Facebook study showing areas where local news is robust enough to launch a new product aimed at news readers—and where it isn't. Source: Facebook Journalism Project

Our Growing Local News Desert

Local news is in crisis. Can new business models stay the damage, here and across the U.S?

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The End of Fossil Fuels in New York?

New York lawmakers have passed the most ambitious climate plan in the country. But how will we get to net-zero emissions by 2050? TBD.

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Green Gold Rush

With a crowded field of groups each pushing their agenda, comprehensive cannabis legalization in New York falters.

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The Rent Is Too Damn High

New Legislation Allows Municipalities Across the State to Opt In to Rent Stabilization Laws.