New York State

Pollution in New York City
New legislation aims to raise billions of dollars to fund a “just transition” away from fossil fuels.
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Who’s up and who’s down this week?
Lou Cicigline, a retired state corrections sergeant, surveys Danskammer from across the Hudson, near his home in the hamlet of Chelsea.
Can the state meet its ambitious green energy goals if it permits an increased burning of fracked gas?
Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie
Just when the Heroes Act takes effect depends on Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie and Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
NYS Senate Deputy Majority Leader Michael Gianaris
Lawmakers are ironing out the details on a plan to renovate office buildings and hotels. It’ll cost much more than what they’ve set aside.
Rep. Elise Stefanik on Jan. 17, 2021.
A prospective primary field is forming early.
Governor Cuomo on April 16.
His approval ratings are sinking, but most voters still say he should not resign.
State Sen. Rachel May unseated an aisle-crossing moderate in 2018. Since then, she’s helped to galvanize the progressive upstate left.
The IDC-slaying state senator is showing that you don’t have to be a moderate to win.