The Verazzano-Narrows Bridge.
All politics is local when it comes to pork barrel infrastructure projects.
Policy
policy
Lawmakers are looking to finally get Carlos’ law over the finish line in the upcoming session, a bill that would establish the crime of endangering the welfare of a worker and increase fines on negligent developers.
Will lawmakers boost workers’ rights next session?
Policy
policy
Governor Cuomo has complained about JCOPE appointees voting against him.
A constitutional amendment could reduce Cuomo’s influence on ethics enforcement.
Policy
policy
New Yorkers participating in the Global Climate strike this September, 2019.
Climate change isn’t the only energy issue next session.
Policy
policy
John DeFrancisco represented District 50 in the New York State Senate from 1993 to 2018.
The former state senator recounts his 26 years in Albany.
Personality
personality
Democratic lawmakers are now taking steps to get themselves in a position to prevail in this decadelong education funding fight once and for all.
Lawmakers have a chance to beat Cuomo in a decadelong school aid fight.
Policy
policy
Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
The state Medicaid program is deep in the red, and there are no easy solutions.
Policy
policy
In January Governor Cuomo signed the Reproductive Health Act into law.
From single-payer to vaping to reproductive health.
Policy
policy
National Grid van.
National Grid ended its gas hook-up moratorium, but the Williams pipeline could still get built.
Policy
policy
Governor Cuomo at the Albany International Airport
Unflattering news about Medicaid, JCOPE and mid-year finances are haunting the governor.
News & Politics
article
Zach Williams
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