Policy

The 2018 New York State of the State
With Democrats in control in Albany, here’s an in-depth rundown of what’s up for debate.
Incoming state Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins has said voting reforms are on the table next year.
These issues could return with a vengeance in the 2019 session.
Alain Kaloyeros, the ex-president of the State University of New York's Polytechnic Institute, arrives for his sentencing at Manhattan Federal court.
With Democrats in charge, reforms aren’t a priority in 2019.
Trashcan with sign "Keep New York Clean" on a street of Manhattan.
Addressing water quality, offshore drilling – and plastic bags.
Facebook announced in April that it would increase disclosure of political ads on its platform.
Cybersecurity experts on how bad actors on social media can be stopped.
Currently, New York only uses 3 percent wind energy.
The Climate and Community Protection Act could transform New York’s energy market.
 Amazon HQ2 will be Amazon's second headquarters in North America.
As New York charges forward on tech, a wave of legislation rises in its wake.
One Court offers up to 1.5 million square feet at the center of Long Island City’s commercial core and a dedicated lobby for Amazon’s sole use.
From eminent domain to changing how children are educated.
Governor Cuomo and Speaker Carl Heastie outlined an agreement on groundbreaking reforms to New York States ethics laws and rules
Compensation Committee demands limits to outside income, but will that stick?
Iron workers raise steel at 32nd floor of the Esso Building in New York City in 1954.
Here’s what state lawmakers are considering to tackle high infrastructure costs.
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