Politics & Policy

A Pipeline May Be Coming, But Not Without Some Controversy

A Pipeline May Be Coming, But Not Without Some Controversy

A small group of environmentalists braved the cold Tuesday night to convince New Yorkers and public advocate candidates to oppose the Williams Transco Pipeline project, a natural gas line that will add more than 23 miles to an existing one between New York and New Jersey, if approved. The volunteers gathered on the Lower East […]

Cheers, Jeers—and Some Chaos—as Republicans Watch the Big Speech

Cheers, Jeers—and Some Chaos—as Republicans Watch the Big Speech

As the President delivered his first State of the Union address on Tuesday night, more than 100 card-carrying Republicans gathered in the Upper East Side at the Metropolitan Republican Club to cheer him on. It was an energy filled night for these Manhattan Republicans, who have waited nearly nine years to listen to one of […]