New York State Assembly

A closeup of the Queens unisphere
The most influential people in New York City's biggest borough.
A closeup of the Queens unisphere
The most influential people in New York City's biggest borough.
Who’s up and who’s down this week?
Daniel Patrick Moynihan in March of 1976
State and local elections often come down to a handful of votes.
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.
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.
An ornate clock hanging in Albany's State Capitol building.
State lawmakers can reconvene whenever their legislative leaders demand.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo.
The biggest surprises, how far left lawmakers went, and what to expect in the end.
Jonathan Soto.
Jonathan Soto, the first No IDC NY-backed candidate for 2020, will try to tie the incumbent to Trump.
Old NYC apartment building
Attention now turns to Cuomo days before state rent laws expire.
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