Policy

New York Senator Jamaal Bailey speaking to a crowd about the bipartisan legislation to establish the nation's first commission to investigate prosecutorial misconduct in 2018.
Decreasing solitary confinement, parole reform among issues being considered.
Gwen Carr, mother of Eric Garner, who died from being put in a chokehold by a police officer, holds a news conference after leaving court on May 9.
50-a is getting more attention than ever, but has a tough path to passage.
Inside the trial room at 1 Police Plaza
What’s happening to the cop accused of killing Eric Garner?
President Donald Trump.
Last October, the Trump family’s decades-long tax schemes were revealed, but the state has taken no action.
Groups agitating for more extreme reforms of the system were left disappointed
Photographs of Kalief Browder and Christopher Robinson — who both died as a result of alleged official misconduct related to Rikers Island Prison — are held up at a protest against police brutality.
Lawmakers fight for the New Yorkers lost in the system.
There are currently three significant proposals for reforming New York’s bail system.
Activists say judges deem minorities higher-risk.
Michael Cohen
And why is the president talking about the Brighton Beach mafia?
Bail reform panel
Democratic state lawmakers tackle bail, parole in coming days.
The New York Interfaith Community comes together in solidarity following a week of violent hate crimes.
The sex abuse scandal in Buffalo makes it more likely.
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