Policy

New York State Senate Deputy Majority Leader Michael Gianaris joined by Senator Ramos and Senator Salazar.
Progressives are ascendant. But they don’t always agree.
A weed truck in Times Square.
How to spend marijuana money will likely be the most difficult debate during legalization negotiations.
Mayor Bill de Blasio.
The NYC mayor wants to bring some of his ideas from the presidential campaign trail home.
Representative Eliot Engel.
As chair of the House Foreign Affairs Committee Engel has tried to protect congressional power.
Governor Cuomo, Andrea Stewart-Cousins, and Carl Heastie before the State of the State address earlier this month.
What the governor says today will affect the political tone for the months ahead.
Deputy Majority Leader Senator Michael Gianaris oversees the Senate Chamber floor during multiple voting bills brought before the Senate.
Emphasizing unity, but also willingness to revise, Democrats passed automatic voter registration and adjusted early voting implementation.
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo delivers his 2020 State of the State Address in Albany.
During the State of the State Gov. Cuomo vowed to protect the rights of gig workers
New York Democratic leaders have signalled that they are willing to consider changes in the new bail reform bill.
Activists and lawmakers are looking for quick action on these six issues.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo had already unveiled more than 30 policy proposals for 2020.
The governor unveiled more than 30 ideas before he even took the state on Jan. 8.
NYPD cameras sign in Manhattan.
The POST Act has yet to win over the New York Police Department.
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