Zach Williams

State senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins.
Activists, union leaders and fellow lawmakers are using carrots and sticks in pursuit of tax increases on the wealthy.
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Michael Bloomberg with Donald and Melania Trump in 2001.
Take our quiz: Can you tell which billionaire made these demeaning remarks?
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personality
Mike Bloomberg 2020 sign in Albany
The presidential contender’s supporters made his case at the popular conference in Albany.
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Governor Cuomo at the National Governors Association Conference in February.
The governor has not had a lot to show for his White House meetings with the president.
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Assemblywoman Latrice Walker of Brooklyn speaks at a Feb. 12 rally in the state Capitol where lawmakers and activists criticized a proposal by Senate Democrats to change recently-enacted criminal justice reforms.
Competing incentives for the different Democratic conferences.
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State Sen. Julia Salazar speaks during a criminal justice rally at the state house.
A working group of state senators is under pressure to rethink criminal justice – again – or risk electoral defeat.
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policy
The statewide plastic bag ban will take effect on March 1.
Environmentalists say new rules are too permissive and the plastics industry says they are too restrictive.
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State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos in his office in Albany.
DEC chief Basil Seggos has a lot on his agenda, from plastic bags to climate change.
Personality
personality
Companies are spending lots of money lobbying New York politicians on pot.
Here’s who’s still spending a lot to legalize pot in New York.
Policy
policy
Screenshots from the bail reform facebook group.
Far-right comments crop up among the 160,000 members of Repeal Bail Reform.
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