Michael Gianaris

A cat licking its paw shows off its now-legally protected claws.
The two lawmakers championed a state ban on cat declawing.
Pier and Long Island City at sunset, seen from Gantry Plaza State Park, Queens.
There's no shortage of policy proposals inspired by the deal-gone-wrong.
Long Island City.
Lawmakers infuriated by Amazon’s HQ2 announcement want to overhaul the state’s economic development policies.
Groups agitating for more extreme reforms of the system were left disappointed
Former senate majority leader John Flanagan, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie, and Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins.
The Assembly and state Senate are filled with leaders, but what do their titles mean?
There are currently three significant proposals for reforming New York’s bail system.
Activists say judges deem minorities higher-risk.
State Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins smiles alongside Gov. Andrew Cuomo and state Sen. Jeff Klein after Cuomo brokered the deal to dismantle the Independent Democratic Conference last year
Withdrawing the nomination of state Sen. Michael Gianaris to the PACB has added fuel to the fire.
New Yorkers line up to cast their votes for President of the United States on Tuesday, November 8th, 2016
A ‘back-end’ model will have a much greater effect
Andrew Cuomo Michael Gianaris and Jeff Bezos.
Cuomo was imperial, de Blasio was negligent, Amazon was arrogant and legislators were petty. Why is anyone surprised?
Grey box with words "Winners & Losers" written in black
Amazon exit makes Cuomo and de Blasio the biggest losers.