Assemblywoman Crystal Peoples-Stokes
The incoming Assembly majority leader has to keep Democrats in line.
Personality
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Governor Cuomo
The governor’s 2019 agenda left out some progressive priorities.
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Democratic leaders are eager to see if Gounardes has the right stuff to become a top-notch lawmaker.
Chairing the Committee on Civil Service and Pensions is a sweet development for the incoming legislator.
Policy
policy
Incoming state Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins has said voting reforms are on the table next year.
These issues could return with a vengeance in the 2019 session.
Policy
policy
Governor Cuomo and Speaker Carl Heastie outlined an agreement on groundbreaking reforms to New York States ethics laws and rules
Compensation Committee demands limits to outside income, but will that stick?
Policy
policy
Iron workers raise steel at 32nd floor of the Esso Building in New York City in 1954.
Here’s what state lawmakers are considering to tackle high infrastructure costs.
Policy
policy
Traffic in Manhattan
Everyone agrees the MTA needs more money. If only the Democrats could agree on how to get it.
Policy
policy
People protesting the DACA ruling
A glossary of the Democrats’ top priorities for the upcoming session.
Policy
policy
Many observers are assuming that with a decisive majority in Albany, Democrats will finally be able to achieve their long-sought progressive agenda items
The new state Senate majority won’t count for much if urban and suburban lawmakers don’t play nice.
Policy
policy
Dead Elephant laying on its side
For now, Republican hopes depend on Democrats screwing up.
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Zach Williams
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