Policy

A New York City bus lane.
Will Automated Bus Lane Enforcement pilot cameras make a difference?
New York City Public Advocate Jumaane Williams.
The newly appointed Public Advocate has given his support to new legislation that hopes to achieve higher voter turnout.
An accessible vehicle.
The NYC Transit President admits "we let you down” to MTA customers.
Members of the state Senate and Assembly heard hours of testimony from former staffers who said they had experienced harassment.
State lawmakers have a long list of bills that address sexual harassment.
Donald Trump
The president is the subject of several investigations in the Empire State.
New York City yellow cabs.
More taxi drivers and drivers working for app-based ride-hailing companies are suffering from poor mental health.
Some servers aren't ready for the minimum wage to be raised.
Advocates for the restaurant industry are trying to get New York to apply the standard minimum wage to tipped workers, but some servers aren’t quite ready for the system to change.
Wendy Garcia.
Tech companies are still having a hard time diversifying their offices.
Lawmakers have been vigilant about pursuing recreational marijuana legalization.
Cuomo has doubts, but lawmakers say they are not giving up.
A Brooklyn film set.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo suggested that critics of tax breaks for Amazon shouldn’t support the state’s tax credit program for the film and television industry.
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