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Albany Agenda

The New York elected officials calling for a ceasefire in Gaza

A growing number of politicians, labor unions, city councils and other organizations have joined the call for a ceasefire as the death toll increases.

News & Politics

State Legislature proposes new congressional map

The new map would extend Rep. Tom Suozzi’s district into Suffolk County and move Co-Op City into Rep. Jamaal Bowman’s district.

Albany Agenda

NY Dems toss bipartisan congressional map

The state Senate and Assembly both rejected the proposed lines – which Democrats previously sued for.

2024 New York congressional battleground

Who’s running for Congress in the Western NY special election?

After former Rep. Brian Higgins stepped down, the 26th Congressional District special election is likely to be a win for Democrats.

News & Politics

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Exclusive: Justin Brannan’s chief of staff challenges GOP Assembly Member Alec Brook-Krasny

Brook-Krasny left the Democratic Party to become a Republican in 2022. He now faces a strong challenge from Chris McCreight, Brannan’s chief of staff.

Eric Adams

Eric Adams’ visibility may not mean greater transparency

New York City government has in fact gone backward in several areas, including with law enforcement.

Eric Adams

The Turkey probe is not the first investigation to touch Eric Adams

The mayor has had a long political career, and with it, many run-ins with watchdogs.

Politics

NYC Department of Education backs changes to state law to allow fully-remote meetings

Pro-Palestine parents who serve on school advisory councils have received death threats and are now afraid to meet in person, but current state law requires in-person meetings.

Donald Trump

Becoming VP: The Elise Stefanik Playbook

How the North Country Congress member is positioning herself for the role of Trump’s No. 2.

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Goldman and Nadler call for temporary ceasefire in Gaza

The two New York representatives joined 11 other Democrats in asking President Joe Biden to pursue an agreement between Israel and Hamas.

Albany Agenda

Tenant advocates warn against watering down ‘good cause’ law

A coalition of upstate tenants, labor unions and community organizations are telling legislative leaders that “good cause” eviction must apply statewide.

Heard Around Town

Myrie delivers stump speech, but isn’t running for mayor (yet)

The state senator’s comments, made while participating on a Caucus Weekend panel, came in response to a question on whether he’s considering a run.

New York City

The 2025 race for Carlina Rivera’s City Council seat is on

Andrea Gordillo, Manhattan Community Board 3 chair, is launching her campaign this week.

New York State

Online gambling could be the next big legalization fight in Albany

Casino companies have the potential for a big payday if they’re successful in their lobbying efforts.