New York State

Defunding the NYPD could mean more well rounded solutions to addressing homelessness.
Advocates have pushed for the money to go toward youth initiatives, mental health outreach and more.
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NY-09 Candidate Adem Bunkeddeko.
The Brooklyn congresswoman faces opponents to her right and her left.
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New York City Council Member Donovan Richards.
Five candidates are vying to replace Melinda Katz.
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Retiring State Senate Minority Leader John Flanagan.
#MAGA politics are on the rise as upstaters take control of the minority conference.
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Homes accommodating 40,000 disabled children and adults did not receive much-needed personal protective equipment.
A new complaint said disabled children and adults were discriminated against in the scramble for masks and gloves.
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Governor Andrew Cuomo holds daily briefing and opens the Mario M. Cuomo Bridge Path on the Mario M. Cuomo Bridge on June 15, 2020.
Previous disasters have inspired policy and structural change.
Policy
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Robert De Niro in Taxi Driver in 1976.
Here’s what to watch during the endless bummer of COVID-19.
Personality
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New York State Sen. Andrea Stewart-Cousins celebrates her re-election with other New York State Senate victors during the Nassau County Democratic Committee election night event in November 2018.
Campaigns are moving events online for the June 23 primary.
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The Christopher Columbus statue in Columbus Circle.
Recent protests have sparked renewed interest in what to do about some of the state’s problematic monuments.
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New York City Public Advocate Jumaane Williams leads protesters on a march across the Brooklyn Bridge on June 9, 2020.
Rounding up the week’s political news.
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