State Senate Minority Leader John Flanagan.
The Republican leader lost the state Senate. Can he win it back?
Personality
personality
One of Alessandra Biaggi's first actions as a state Senator was to convene on sexual harassment — Albany's first in decades.
State lawmakers are tackling a broad range of issues in Albany.
Policy
policy
Traffic lights in New York surrounded by steam.
Time is running out for Democratic lawmakers’ ambitious environmental agenda.
Policy
policy
Congestion pricing got done. Prevailing wages could be expanded. But there’s more.
Policy
policy
Students in a classroom
Making changes to NYC’s elite high school admission test.
Policy
policy
The bill still lacks the support it needs to pass the Senate, according to lawmakers.
The fate of a proposed expansion of public works depends on the state Senate.
Policy
policy
Charter school proponents face resistance from teachers unions and many Democratic lawmakers who want to leave the charter school cap unchanged.
Can the governor raise the cap on charter schools in NYC?
Policy
policy
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez giving a passionate speech in "Knock Down the House."
One film crew saw what everyone else was missing in the 2018 Democratic primary.
News & Politics
article
New Yorkers have relocated for political gain for generations.
Personality
personality
New York City Public Advocate Jumaane Williams spoke out at a protest to stop the construction of the Williams natural gas pipeline on April 18, 2019.
The controversial project gives him a chance to keep the political left happy.
Policy
policy
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