Francisco Moya

New York State

Updated: Who’s on the ballot in state special elections?

In the New York state Legislature's special elections, 11 seats are open, nominees are chosen, and some races may be close.

New York

Could the long-stalled state DREAM Act finally advance this year?

As the national debate rages about the DREAM Act, the New York state version is back in the spotlight as well. Gov. Andrew Cuomo has included it as an education priority in his executive budget, and the Assembly has included the bill in its budget resolution as well, although state Senate Republicans remain opposed.

Carlina Rivera

The 5 City Council members eyeing the 2021 speakership

Some New York City Council members are already thinking about running to be the next council speaker in 2021.

Justin Brannan

Meet the new class

Meet the 11 new members of the New York City Council.

Letitia James

Assembly candidate Epstein endorsed by Letitia James

Harvey Epstein, who is running for now-state Sen. Brian Kavanagh’s vacant Assembly seat, is getting endorsed by New York City Public Advocate Letitia James.

Francisco Moya

Who's vying for the 11 vacant state legislative seats?

A rundown of the former New York state senators and Assembly members who left vacancies in Albany – and who is running to replace them.

Francisco Moya

Exclusive: Bill aims to block corrupt politicians from city office

New York City Council members Ritchie Torres and Francisco Moya are introducing a bill that would ban corrupt politicians from seeking city office, hoping to prevent candidates like Hiram Monserrate from ever running again.

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