Michael Gianaris

State Sen. Diane Savino and Assemblyman Clyde Vanel
How two state lawmakers plan to lead their colleagues in carefully regulating disruptive technologies.
Alessandra Biaggi
The freshman will chair the moribund committee and actually hold hearings.
New York State Senator Michael Gianaris in the Senate Chamber.
The deputy majority leader wants to show that the party can get things done.
The New York Interfaith Community comes together in solidarity following a week of violent hate crimes.
As lawmakers renew push for Child Victims Act, Cuomo warns of bankrupting the Catholic Church.
Protesters carry anti-Amazon posters during a rally opposing the Amazon headquarters getting subsidies to locate in Long Island City.
State and city lawmakers who want to thwart the governor’s and mayor’s plans have a few weapons in their arsenal.
Local politicians like New York City Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer calls the arrangement unnecessary corporate welfare.
The state has bypassed the city's legislative body many times before for large development projects.
The online retailer’s move into Queens is dividing elected officials and influential groups.
Marijuana legalization
Many liberal initiatives that couldn’t get through the state Senate would have a shot.
The New York State Capitol
New forecast shows Democrats only slightly more likely to take state Senate.
Grey box with words "Winners & Losers" written in black
Election season keeps creating new Winners & Losers.