Politics

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.

News & Politics

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.

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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.

News & Politics

Hochul apologizes for joke about Israel-Hamas war

The governor had suggested that if Canada ever attacked Buffalo, the U.S. would naturally respond by destroying the entire nation of Canada.

News & Politics

Jeffries blasts latest redistricting proposal

The House Minority Leader criticized the new congressional map released to lawmakers this week, suggesting that it unconstitutionally benefits Republican Rep. Marc Molinaro.

News & Politics

IRC releases new congressional maps with few changes

The state Legislature will now vote on whether to accept the new maps or reject them and draw their own.

Albany Agenda

Absolutely everyone is claiming responsibility for Tom Suozzi’s victory

Labor unions, the governor, progressives and national political action committees are all saying they were instrumental in flipping the seat.

New York State

Tom Suozzi’s special election win gives Democrats hope for November

However, there were several unusual factors in this race that might be hard to replicate.