New York State Assembly

State Sen. Samra Brouk and State Sen. Jeremy Cooney.
They are making the state Legislature more diverse than ever.
Meet the new New York State lawmakers.
The 44 freshmen in Albany.
New Brooklyn boss, Assemblywoman Rodneyse Bichotte.
The head of the Brooklyn Democratic Party speaks out after a contentious 26-hour organizational meeting
An empty New York State Senate chamber.
Landmark legislation in the months ahead could help New York recover from the pandemic.
What should you expect from Albany in 2021?
Will a Democratic supermajority and newly elected left-wing lawmakers shake up Albany?
Michael Lawler
Mike Lawler is the only GOP challenger to beat a Democratic incumbent in the Assembly this year.
New York State Attorney General Letitia James.
How Black women in government and politics are getting it done.
Tish James, Lupé Todd-Medina, and Andrea Stewart-Cousins.
Firsthand accounts of the barriers and triumphs in New York’s political world.
New York State Senate Majority Leader Andrew Stewart Cousins
The final vote shows that voters are rewarding Democrats for what they got done with one-party rule in Albany.
Carl Heastie became the first Black Assembly speaker in 2015.
People of color chair only two out of 39 Assembly committees – but that could change in 2021.
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