Brian Kolb

New York State

The people who could overhaul New York’s elections

Commissioners on the Public Campaign Finance Committee come from varied backgrounds and political patrons.

New York State

The big issues being left unresolved in Albany

New York's legislative session will end without resolution for many hot topics.


Why nothing is happening in Albany

Although there is still time for the legislative session to heat up, especially since voting will likely go late into the night on Tuesday, many in Albany are not expecting any surprises. The relative calm is due to the fact that Republicans control the state Senate but lack the majority needed to pass bills.