While Republicans ran and won on fears over crime, Democrats are set to push parole and sentencing changes next year.
New York is the first state in the country to receive the federal funding.
The new requirement will take effect Dec. 27, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Monday.
Energy & Environment
The state needs to wean itself off fossil fuels, but lawmakers disagree about how – and how quickly – to do that.
Gov. Kathy Hochul said remote learning is not on the table for now.
The new strain of the virus, which was first detected in the U.S. on Wednesday, has still not been found in any New Yorkers.
Adams has championed New York City as a home for tech companies. Can he make his own city’s technology work?
The deadline for all Department of Correction staffers to receive a COVID-19 shot was Tuesday at 5 p.m.
The “Overdose Prevention Centers” are the first of their kind in the U.S.
A new coalition within the union dubbed United for Change won a vote to force a referendum on the issue, signaling a growing divide.
Gov. Kathy Hochul said she would put COVID-19 restrictions back into place if the state’s cases keep increasing but there’s been little talk about when that would happen.
Lawmakers overruled the member who represents the district where the blood center is located, bucking a tradition that has stymied multiple other major projects.
Ask the Experts
The City Council will vote next month on a bill that would allow more than 800,000 immigrants to vote in municipal elections.
The City Council heard a final update from the de Blasio administration. But what do the new guys think?
Despite the popular decision, calls for the commission’s dissolution remain
A new financial forecast predicts ugly choices ahead for an agency struggling to get through the pandemic.
Mayor-elect Eric Adams is already talking about getting rid of the city’s public school mask mandate but epidemiologists feel it’s too soon to do away with masks.
City health officials made the announcement Monday as cases have ticked up slightly and are expected to continue increasing over the holidays.