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So, about that Cuomo impeachment report

New York Assembly members are in the dark about exactly when the public will get to review their chamber’s investigation – or lack thereof.

This Week's Headline

Dueling redistricting maps and a crisis at Rikers

Rounding up the week’s political news.

New York State

State inspector general resigns

Letizia Tagliafierro has left the job without explanation amid criticisms over an ethics investigation

New York State

Hochul sets new agenda for abortion rights in NY

It includes an education campaign, but no additional legislation yet.

PolicyShow All


Redistricting is on the ballot again in November. Here’s what voters will be considering.

A ballot amendment would change the state constitution and tweak the redistricting process.

Ask the Experts

New York City is weighing a major expansion of voting rights. Here’s what you need to know.

Roughly 900,000 immigrants would be allowed to vote in municipal elections under a bill being considered in the City Council, but the mayor’s office doesn’t yet back it.


Hundreds of bills await Hochul’s signature. Here are 10 that will help define her leadership early on.

Which bills the new governor approves – and which she vetoes – will tell us how serious she is about climate change, government transparency and more.


The Buffalo Bills owners want a new stadium, and taxpayers might help them pay for it

The NFL team is a Western New York treasure, and critics say the owners are exploiting that to help pay for the $1.4 billion project.

PersonalityShow All

Interviews & Profiles

Karines Reyes on powering up the NY Hero Act

In a Q&A, the Assembly member talked about how much easier it’s been to work with Gov. Kathy Hochul.

Interviews & Profiles

India Walton still has a general election to win, and Buffalo’s elite aren’t making it easy

Byron Brown will not be on the ballot, but not for lack of pulling strings.

Winners & Losers

This week’s biggest Winners & Losers

Who’s up and who’s down this week?

Interviews & Profiles

What Assembly Member Jessica González-Rojas saw at Rikers

Queens legislators are calling on New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, Gov. Kathy Hochul and prosecutors to take immediate steps to address overcrowding on Rikers Island.

Power ListsShow All

Power 100

The Western New York Power 100

The movers and shakers in Buffalo, Rochester and the surrounding region.

Power List

The Agriculture Power 50

The New Yorkers cultivating the state’s thriving farming and agricultural sectors.

Power List

The 2021 New York City Labor Power 100

The union leaders and labor advocates defending the city’s workers.

Power List

New York State Top 50 Lobbyists 2021

The government relations firms that earned the most lobbying in the state in 2020.

OpinionShow All


NYCHA needs big money for major progress

Here’s why the federal government should double the amount allocated in the American Jobs Plan for public housing to $80 billion and help bring much-needed change to the housing authority in New York City.

Editor's Note

Editor’s Note: A beloved Upper West Sider is frank about pandemic isolation

Brigitta “Brig” Ortner, a friend of local politicians and a Holocaust survivor, uses a dry sense of humor to keep up her morale.

Editor's Note

Editor’s Note: Not vaccinating all eligible NYC students against COVID-19 is a risky bet

The mayor needs to create a safe place for children to learn.


How extreme heat is driving a call for policy changes in New York

It’s time to revise the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program to provide a greater safety net for residents, especially low-income people of color, with little or no access to air conditioning.

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