Julia Salazar

A close-up view of Benjamin Franklin on the 100 dollar bill
Limit influence of big money by reducing contribution limits and match small contributions.
State Sen. Brad Hoylman speaks during a press conference for the signing of the Gender Expression Non-Discrimination Act (GENDA) into Law.
The six-year Senate veteran is as progressive as many newcomers, and his bills are finally moving.
Justin Bannan exposing his lip tattoo
A new generation of lawmakers explain their skin art.
Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie speaks during a ceremony commemorating the signing of Reproductive Health Act legislation.
Proposal making it permanent gives the chamber some leverage in budget talks.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo signs voting reform legislation flanked by Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul (left), Assemblyman Charles Lavine, state Senators Zellnor Myrie and James Sanders Jr., and Ben Stiller.
Sponsoring bills give freshmen lawmakers something to show voters later on.
Julia Salazar state Senate
Senate Democrats elevated all five subcommittees to full-fledged committees.
Andrea Stewart-Cousins
A sense of optimism prevailed, but fault-lines also emerged on the first day of one-party rule.
A protester holds a No Amazon HQ2 in Queens sign
New York and Seattle lawmakers, advocates, and Amazon workers gathered to rail against the company's HQ2 plans.
Women filled every winner spot this year – and every loser was a man.
New York City tenant advocates are hopeful that the Democrats will go to bat for renters.
What’s on the table in next year’s rent regulation debate.