Jessica Ramos

State Sen. Jessica Ramos at a rally advocating for the legalization of e-bike usage in Albany.
New language would allow municipalities to decide e-scooter rules, but the bill faces a tight deadline before the end of session.
New York Senator Jamaal Bailey speaking to a crowd about the bipartisan legislation to establish the nation's first commission to investigate prosecutorial misconduct in 2018.
Decreasing solitary confinement, parole reform among issues being considered.
Ritchie Torres and Aaron Carr called for an investigation into a report by AP that suggested Jared Kushner's family real estate company routinely filed false paperwork declaring it had zero rent-regulated tenants in March, 2018.
New York City and state politics have a bumper crop of young leaders of color.
A row of Citi Bikes stationed in New York City.
Legalizing e-bikes and e-scooters failed to make it through the state budget, but proponents haven’t given up.
Marcos Crespo
Four key Democratic lawmakers share their post-budget legislative priorities.
State Sen. Jessica Ramos.
State Sen. Jessica Ramos says investing in public transit is a labor issue.
New York Sen. Alessandra Biaggi presides over a public hearing on sexual harassment in the workplace,
State lawmakers question the federal and state standards in place.
Justin Bannan exposing his lip tattoo
A new generation of lawmakers explain their skin art.
Andrea Stewart-Cousins
A sense of optimism prevailed, but fault-lines also emerged on the first day of one-party rule.
Women filled every winner spot this year – and every loser was a man.