The Supreme Court agreed to decide whether President Donald Trump can block the release of his financial records, taking up the case concerned with Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance’s subpoena of Trump’s accounting firm, Mazars USA.
Tenants at two notoriously dilapidated Upper East Side developments, the Isaacs Houses and Holmes Towers, slapped the New York City Housing Authority with lawsuits on Friday demanding better living conditions.
Body-worn camera footage released by the NYPD on YouTube captures the frantic chase that ended with the deaths of suspect Antonio Williams and Officer Brian Mulkeen by police bullets in September in the Bronx.
New York City withheld explosive allegations of racism other misconduct against two high-ranking NYPD cops accused of mistreating minority cops who failed to meet quotas for arrests of black and Hispanic people, a lawyer charged Friday.
Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli recommends the state squirrel away a few million dollars for a rainy day, setting aside the funds for its backup reserves within five years to offset the negative effects of a potential economic downturn.
Tessa Majors, the Barnard student who was killed in Morningside Park, wasn’t the first victim of a violent crime in the park this year, but neither Barnard nor Columbia told students about the series of crimes or any other risks.
The New York City Department of Transportation revealed that 80 percent of fatal crashes since 2018 were caused by male drivers and unveiled a new ad campaign designed to get drivers to see the foolishness of their recklessness.
The state is planning to close the Kirby Forensic Psychiatric Center for criminally insane patients on Wards Island in New York City, and employees have been speaking up in a panic, saying the new location is not safe for patients or employees.
Six Brooklyn lawmakers released a statement condemning the “disparaging comments” some residents made about the students at a charter school for academically struggling teenagers slated to move into a building owned by a Midwood synagogue.
The Green Light Law goes into effect today, which means the men and women we call undocumented or illegal immigrants will be able to get driver’s licenses, and not only will the sky not fall, but New York’s roads are set to get safer for all.
Robert Moses shouldn’t be erased from the state park on Long Island, because there’s a real lesson to be learned: that a visionary planner who created so many improvements could become blinded and make far-reaching physical-world mistakes.
Cuomo and the Legislature’s top leaders refuse to do anything at all about the new bail law before January, if then, but pray they act before some horror clearly linked to these reforms forces them to change their minds.
See, it wasn’t that hard – Cuomo announced that a statue to Frances Xavier Cabrini will be erected in Battery Park City’s South Cove, no thanks to New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and his wife Chirlane McCray.
Research Director, Empire Center for Public Policy
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As founder and research director of the Empire Center for Public Policy, E.J. McMahon is a go-to expert on budget plans and policy proposals. His organization promotes greater transparency, accountability and fiscal responsibility in state government, which often puts him at odds with lawmakers and the governor. McMahon previously worked as a journalist in Albany, as an Assembly Republican staffer and a budget adviser for almost 30 years, giving him great insight into the goings-on in the Capitol.