Certain New York counties are set on preventing the legalization of recreational marijuana.
Even if New York legalizes it, some local governments could block sales.
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Can congestion pricing help decrease traffic in the city?
It may have been part of the budget, but lawmakers punted on many of the details
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Congressman Jose Serrano speaking at a New York stands with Puerto Rico rally in 2018.
Rounding up the week’s political news
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Will a real estate transfer tax raise as much money and accomplish the same goals as the now-dead pied-a-terre tax?
State lawmakers are considering a transfer tax to raise money for the MTA. What does that mean?
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Members of the state Senate and Assembly heard hours of testimony from former staffers who said they had experienced harassment.
State lawmakers have a long list of bills that address sexual harassment.
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How much harassment in the work place is actually permissible in a New York court?
It can take a lot to rise to the level of ‘severe and pervasive' misconduct.
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State Sen. Alessandra Biaggi.
These young lawmakers are out to change that.
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Visitors flock to see Hudson Yards' "Vessel" on its opening day.
Rounding up the week’s political news.
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New York City Councilman Corey Johnson.
Yes, the city just had one of these last year. Here’s what the latest one is doing.
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A young woman smokes marijuana.
Without data, scientists aren’t sure whether to give marijuana the green light.
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