Simcha Felder

New York Senator Simcha Felder
From yeshiva oversight to speed cameras outside schools, the Brooklyn lawmaker is driving the debate.
Policy
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Angry teacher
The state teachers union is targeting the lawmakers who failed them during session.
Policy
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New York gubernatorial candidate Cynthia Nixon visits Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez during her primary victory party in the Bronx.
The Empire State is the epicenter of the struggle for the soul of the Democratic Party.
News & Politics
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Orthodox Jewish children and adults cross a street in front of a school bus in Borough Park, Brooklyn.
Exempting yeshivas from educational requirements violates the First Amendment.
Opinion
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Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul, New York City Councilman Jumaane Williams, Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis and Rep. Adriano Espaillat.
How to say “Gjonaj,” “Bonacic,” “Constantinides” and more.
Personality
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New York State Capitol
A missing GOP senator lead to a chaotic power struggle.
News & Politics
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Bubble test
The popular legislation would decouple student test scores from teacher ratings.
Policy
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There was Eric Schneiderman, and then there was everyone else.
Winners & Losers
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State Sen. Simcha Felder.
The Brooklyn Democrat who caucuses with the Republicans has a district that has kept him safe.
News & Politics
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New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer have a budget briefing regarding the Fiscal Year 2019 Executive Budget
A roundup of the week’s political news.
News & Politics
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