New York State

State Sen. Rachel May unseated an aisle-crossing moderate in 2018. Since then, she’s helped to galvanize the progressive upstate left.
The IDC-slaying state senator is showing that you don’t have to be a moderate to win.
New York State Senator Robert Jackson
Rounding up the week’s political news.
Excelsior pass
New York’s Excelsior Pass can’t be equitable until vaccinations are equitable, some advocates say.
Colin Schmitt at his campaign announcement.
Assembly Member Colin Schmitt has a record that belies claims to bipartisanship as he launches a 2022 congressional bid.
A COVID-19 vaccine is administered at NYC Health + Hospitals/Elmhurst in Queens.
New York ramps up its vaccination efforts. Here’s a look at other key COVID-19 figures in the state.
Governor Cuomo at the Javits Center on March 8, 2021.
Here are all of the women who have accused the governor of sexual harassment.
Assembly Member Marcela Mitaynes
Some moderates voted against the revenue bill, while Democratic Socialists changed their vote at the last minute.
The NYS budget includes $10 million in support for Asian American organizations.
Boosted pay for human services workers, support for Asian American organizations and more.
Grey box with words "Winners & Losers" written in black
Who's up and who's down this week?