Phil Boyle

The New York State Senate.
Republican votes are helping Democrats pad their margins – but not on immigration and abortion.
Governor Cuomo and Speaker Carl Heastie outlined an agreement on groundbreaking reforms to New York States ethics laws and rules
Compensation Committee demands limits to outside income, but will that stick?
Andrew Cuomo
This Thanksgiving, reflect on the political gifts given in the past year.
New York City Voters cast their ballots in the 2018 midterm general election at a polling site in Brooklyn
Democrats have won enough seats to secure single-party rule in New York.
Long Island nine
If Democrats want to retake the state Senate, they need to undo GOP control on the island.
The current New York Senate seats Long Island holds, and who is vying to disrupt the powerful voting bloc.
State Sen. John DeFrancisco arguing on the floor of the New York Senate.
As session winds down some small measures squeak through.
Harvey Weinstein being led away in handcuffs from the First Police Precinct in Manhattan.
A roundup of the week’s political news.
Grey box with words "Winners & Losers" written in black
From Senate stalemates to politically motivated pardons, it was a week filled with winners and losers.
Main Street in Nyack New York
The Senate GOP’s economic agenda takes aim at leftward-shifting Democrats.