Congress

New York State

Is Allison Fine the tech-savvy boost Congress needs?

The former NARAL Pro-Choice America Foundation board chairwoman talks health care, data privacy and closing the tech knowledge deficit among lawmakers.

Michael Gianaris

Could New York opt out of Opportunity Zones?

The community development tax break is benefiting the wealthy, but New York doesn't have to hand out its own money.

New York City

Max Rose versus the world

With Donald Trump back on the ballot, Max Rose will have to win over conservatives to keep his House seat.

Justin Brannan

Pass permanent authorization of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund

Congress should help all current and future victims of 9/11 once and for all by passing permanent authorization of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Act, write New York City Councilman Justin Brannan and Policeman's Benevolent Association President Patrick Lynch.

Jerry Nadler

Nadler blasts Barr’s handling of Mueller report release

House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler accused U.S. Attorney William Barr of rolling out Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report in a way that helps President Donald Trump.

New York City

The history of women’s representation in New York

From suffragettes to Congress, a timeline of women in New York politics.

New York City

How de Blasio's D.C. agents keep tabs on Trump’s government

As Bill de Blasio wages a war on Washington, his agents in D.C. keep tabs on Donald Trump’s government.

New York State

New York delegation lands prime House committee assignments

Most New York members of Congress will serve on House committees corresponding to their districts and interests. Pelosi detractors will not.

Congress

Committee assignment gives Ocasio-Cortez a platform for her agenda

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s seat on the House Financial Services Committee is a perch from which to fight Wall Street.

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New York City

What the most unequal state taught Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Living in New York has taught Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez that big tax hikes on the rich would mitigate the state’s worst problems.

Congress

Why we need more technologists in politics

Tech literacy in government needs to be improved.

Nancy Pelosi

Why some New York members of Congress are against Pelosi

Despite the state’s progressive reputation, its moderates may oppose the first woman House Speaker returning to power.

Nita Lowey

Lowey on leveraging leadership on the Appropriations Committee

The congresswoman promises to fight against the border wall, for Planned Parenthood.

New York State

The 2018 election in New York, by the numbers

Shifts in power, landslide victories, high turnout and high spending.

Hakeem Jeffries

At Somos, House Democrats dream big infrastructure dreams

At Somos, House Democrats said they were bullish on an infrastructure bill thanks to their new majority.

Claudia Tenney

2018 general elections: The too-close-to-call list

The New York races for House and state Senate that are still up in the air.