New York State Senate

State Senator Brad Hoylman wants to leave the state Senate, where he’s served since 2013, to become the next Manhattan borough president.
A Q&A with the prolific state senator who is now running for Manhattan borough president.
State Senator Zellnor Myrie on July 21, 2020.
The Brooklyn lawmaker wants to hold gun manufacturers accountable with a proposed change to the state’s criminal nuisance law.
New York State Senator John Liu
The trailblazer for Asian Americans burst back into politics with a wave of progressive support. Can he make both groups happy?
NYS Senator Brian Benjamin (l) speaks with NYS Senator Todd Kaminsky on July 21st.
Front-line workers have few safeguards when speaking out about unsafe conditions during the pandemic.
NYS Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins and NYS Senator Jamaal Bailey discuss legislation outside the NYS Senate chamber.
State budget talks remain on hold until the federal government acts on the next stimulus bill.
State Senator Jessica Ramos
The no-nonsense state senator is an outspoken progressive, an adept political operator – and won’t put up with your bullshit.
New York State Senate Deputy Majority Leader Michael Gianaris (right) and NYS Senate Deputy Counsel Eric Katz walk to the Senate chamber after a rules meeting during session on June 10th.
The coronavirus pandemic has added a new variable to contentious races in the June 23 legislative primaries.
Retiring State Senate Minority Leader John Flanagan.
#MAGA politics are on the rise as upstaters take control of the minority conference.
New York State Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins in January of this year.
Recent protests have helped the state Legislature reassert its power against the governor.
Former IDC-er and current lobbyist Jeff Klein.
Most of the controversial state senators lost reelection bids in 2018.