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Annie McDonough

is the deputy City Hall reporter at City & State New York.
Cloud & Infrastructure

New York City tech chief Matt Fraser commands attention

The chief technology officer on the decision to leave behind the Internet Master Plan, why we still haven’t seen the launch of MyCity, and why he’s still bullish on crypto.

Emerging Tech

State comptroller: New York City agencies are using AI without guardrails

An audit by state Comptroller Tom DiNapoli found that New York City lacks “an effective AI governance framework.”

Cloud & Infrastructure

New York City Council staff won’t give up hybrid work without a fight

The council staff’s union sent a petition to Speaker Adrienne Adams calling for continued hybrid work flexibility, which is set to end on Oct. 31.

Cloud & Infrastructure

New York City’s IT czar answers to monkeypox website failures

“We have learned from our mistakes and we are committed to doing better going forward,” a health department official said.

Emerging Tech

Can New York court and regulate the crypto industry at the same time?

Some state lawmakers are making enemies in the cryptocurrency industry as Eric Adams tries to woo it.