Simcha Felder

Andrew Cuomo voting with a flag behind him
It’s not just Cuomo-Nixon, Hochul-Williams, the AG free-for-all and the ex-IDC challenges.
New York Senator Simcha Felder
From yeshiva oversight to speed cameras outside schools, the Brooklyn lawmaker is driving the debate.
Angry teacher
The state teachers union is targeting the lawmakers who failed them during session.
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.
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.
New York State Capitol
A missing GOP senator lead to a chaotic power struggle.
Bubble test
The popular legislation would decouple student test scores from teacher ratings.
Grey box with words "Winners & Losers" written in black
There was Eric Schneiderman, and then there was everyone else.
State Sen. Simcha Felder.
The Brooklyn Democrat who caucuses with the Republicans has a district that has kept him safe.
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.