New York State

Voting reforms illustration
Cuomo has proposed a number of election reforms. What difference would they make?
NY State Senate Deputy Majority Leader John DeFrancisco
The all-important county officials are lining up behind both GOP gubernatorial candidates.
A donkey and an elephant split by the words "down the middle"
Wisdom has long held that making voting easier helps Democrats. Is it still true?
Andrew Cuomo student walkout
The governor joined students walking out to protest gun violence.
A voting box with the words "election reform"
Ranking New York's potential reforms, from most to least effective
The state has the right to decide what happens on New York City’s streets.
Value capture
Why it works, and how it should be used
Former Vice-President Al Gore and Gov. Andrew Cuomo
The governor highlighted his left-wing credentials after news broke of Cynthia Nixon's possible candidacy.
Who can buy guns in New York, and what kind of guns can be purchased?
Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul
The state Legislature should require free menstrual products in public schools.