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Karen Franz, Cathleen Collins and state Sen. Alessandra Biaggi.
Karen Franz, Cathleen Collins and state Sen. Alessandra Biaggi.
Above & Beyond 2019: Honoring 30 distinguished New York women

Shinning a light on the remarkable work of women in government, health care, law, real estate, business and the nonprofit sector.

By CITY & STATE | March 24, 2019
 
Submitted/Leigh Beckett/Emily Assiran/Photo illustration by Alex Law
Some servers aren't ready for the minimum wage to be raised.
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Advocates for the restaurant industry are trying to get New York to apply the standard minimum wage to tipped workers, but some servers aren’t quite ready for the system to change.
Wendy Garcia.
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Tech companies are still having a hard time diversifying their offices.
New York City Councilman Corey Johnson.
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Yes, the city just had one of these last year. Here’s what the latest one is doing.
State Sen. Jessica Ramos.
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State Sen. Jessica Ramos says investing in public transit is a labor issue.
Stuyvesant High School
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De Blasio wants to scrap it. Others want to keep it. Here’s what the experts say.
Lawmakers have been vigilant about pursuing recreational marijuana legalization.
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Cuomo has doubts, but lawmakers say they are not giving up.
A Brooklyn film set.
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Gov. Andrew Cuomo suggested that critics of tax breaks for Amazon shouldn’t support the state’s tax credit program for the film and television industry.

OPINION

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross testifies during the House Oversight Committee hearing.
Based on his effort to influence New York politics, it’s no surprise he’s now condemned for arrogance and dishonesty.
The lower chamber is now standing in the way of policy progress.
The real estate scion didn’t succeed in publishing, so making peace in the Middle East might be harder than he thinks.

POLITICS

There are a lot of them, but the posts do mean something.
A Sweet 16 of Democratic presidential contenders is set to face off.
The governor has made passage of the budget contingent on a few policy demands. Will lawmakers comply?

Policy

Some servers aren't ready for the minimum wage to be raised.
Advocates for the restaurant industry are trying to get New York to apply the standard minimum wage to tipped workers, but some servers aren’t quite ready for the system to change.
More taxi drivers and drivers working for app-based ride-hailing companies are suffering from poor mental health.
Tech companies are still having a hard time diversifying their offices.
Cuomo has doubts, but lawmakers say they are not giving up.

PERSONALITY

A busy New York City doctor's office.
The two lawmakers have yet to convince Gov. Andrew Cuomo, though
State Sen. Jessica Ramos says investing in public transit is a labor issue.
The presidential candidate says technology is coming for your jobs.
The president and CEO of Partnership for New York City talks with City & State about Albany’s renewed interest in a wealth tax.

POWER LIST

MAGAZINE

The idea behind an opioid tax is to punish pharmaceutical companies for their role in the opioid epidemic.
Recent spikes in opioid overdoses have also taken place in suburban and rural areas
A Sweet 16 of Democratic presidential contenders is set to face off.
Shinning a light on the remarkable work of women in government, health care, law, real estate, business and the nonprofit sector.
State Sen. Jessica Ramos says investing in public transit is a labor issue.

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