New York State
What we know about rural broadband access
Senator Chuck Schumer is criticizing the Federal Communications Commission for relying on internet providers to self-report their service speeds, which critics say affords companies to opportunity to lie, claiming to provide better service than they actually do.
Barbara Underwood, liberal heroine
Barbara Underwood was never supposed to be New York’s attorney general, but since stepping into the role in May, Underwood has racked up a record that many Democratic state attorneys general would envy.
New York City
Underwood finishes up, Glen steps down and the weed bandwagon rolls on
Andrew Cuomo and Bill de Blasio jump on the weed bandwagon, Barbara Underwood finishes her tenure on a high, and Alicia Glen steps down in this week's headlines.
Why Charter just agreed to a $174.2 million settlement
What you need to know about the payouts and other promises Charter made in the settlement.
Cy Vance's blind spot
It’s hard to prosecute sexual assault allegations – and critics aren’t sure if the Manhattan DA really wants to.
Why a Kavanaugh confirmation could limit the NY AG’s power
Depending on if, and how soon Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh were to be confirmed, he may be one of the nine justices deciding Gamble v. United States, a case that could bar New York from prosecuting crimes that already have been tried at the federal level.
New York State
Times endorsement gives Zephyr Teachout needed momentum in AG race
The New York Times endorsement gives Zephyr Teachout needed momentum in AG race, but Letitia James still has the edge as campaign enters its final weeks.
A lawsuit, a bus tour and a budget deal
New York Attorney General files a lawsuit against the Trump Foundation, Governor Andrew Cuomo goes on a bus tour, a NYCHA settlement is reached and New York City has a budget deal in this week's top news.
Experts: AG suit builds towards possible criminal case against Trump
New York Attorney General Barbara Underwood's lawsuit builds towards a possible criminal case against Donald Trump, and if federal officials don’t pursue charges, state and city prosecutors could.
Attorney General Barbara Underwood continues the office’s pursuit of Trump
The New York AG’s office filed suit against the Trump Foundation for allegedly funneling money to the president’s 2016 campaign
New York City
Party conventions, marijuana reform and a new attorney general
Party conventions, marijuana reform and a new attorney general round out the week’s top political news.
Is the Albany Power 100 list sexist?
Blame society, not the journalists who report on it, for the unequal distribution of power in the Albany Power 100.
All New York AG candidates are "qualified"
All of the New York attorney general candidates are "qualified"
Who needs Eric Schneiderman anyways?
Why Democrats shouldn’t worry about Eric Schneiderman’s unceremonious exit.