New York State Assembly

People celebrate the legalization of same-sex marriage in New York outside of Stonewall Inn in Manhattan, where the gay rights movement is considered to have started in 1969.
The threats. The fights. The sacrifices. The behind-the-scenes story of the landmark 2011 law.
News & Politics
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New York Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins, Sen. Liz Krueger and Sen. Michael Gianaris listen as Senate members speak in favor of legislation to change state legal standards on sexual harassment in Albany.
Recreational marijuana may have flickered out, but it was the exception.
News & Politics
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An ornate clock hanging in Albany's State Capitol building.
State lawmakers can reconvene whenever their legislative leaders demand.
News & Politics
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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo.
The biggest surprises, how far left lawmakers went, and what to expect in the end.
News & Politics
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Jonathan Soto.
Jonathan Soto, the first No IDC NY-backed candidate for 2020, will try to tie the incumbent to Trump.
News & Politics
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Old NYC apartment building
Attention now turns to Cuomo days before state rent laws expire.
Policy
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The state Legislature is finalizing a legislative package on state contracting for minority and women-owned businesses.
Policy
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Civil rights advocates have been raising alarms about the technology’s privacy and security risks.
Policy
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Email Ramos of High Mi Madre Co-Operative urges legislators to pass recreational marijuana legislation during a news conference at the state Capitol.
Claims range from mostly unproven to wholly unfounded.
Opinion
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New York Assemblyman Michael Blake preaching.
‘I am the church, and I am the state.’
Personality
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