New York State

Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on June 23rd, New York's primary day.
The de facto leaders of the progressive and centrist Democrats clashed again and again.
Jumaane Williams anti chokehold
In New York, Democrats and Republicans are both gaining traction on social media.
Bill de Blasio takes the subway to celebrate the beginning of Phase 2 on June 23rd.
First Read readers expect the city and state to rebound, but with major changes.
Crowded outdoor seating at La Pecora Biance in New York City on June 24, 2020.
Not until New Yorkers learn how to keep their masks on and stay six feet a part, according to health experts.
People dining out on the Upper West Side on June 22, 2020.
Details on how the state will force travelers from coronavirus hot spots to self-isolate are still scant.
15,000 people showed up to the Brooklyn Museum on June 14th to march for Black trans lives.
The state and nation made strides in improving transgender rights, but there are still discriminatory practices to abolish.
State Senator Zellnor Myrie
The legal defense has been criticized for giving police officers an unfair advantage in civil lawsuits.
Buffalo, New York
With the Buffalo Common Council putting pressure on the state attorney general, the former police officer may have a chance of collecting her pension.
Andrew Cuomo coronavirus briefing June 18
Republicans are calling again for limits to Cuomo’s emergency powers.
The Juneteenth flag
Cuomo’s executive order gives state employees the day off in honor of the holiday. What is it all about?