Joe Lentol

New York City Council

Progressives should primary Assembly Democrats

It's a lot easier to tackle an Assembly primary than other New York elections, which is why Ross Barkan argues, progressives should primary Assembly Democrats.

New York State

Will Albany pass any legislation to regulate Airbnb?

Assemblyman Joseph Lentol is taking another shot with his Airbnb-backed bill.

Criminal justice

New York needs a new criminal discovery law

New York’s discovery law allow district attorneys to withhold police reports and other key evidence until a trial begins. Prosecutors should instead be required to expeditiously turn over discoverable evidence, write state Sen. Jamaal Bailey and Assemblyman Joseph Lentol.

Carl Heastie

Updated: The leading contenders to be New York’s next attorney general

The Legislature will choose a successor to Eric Schneiderman. Here’s an updated guide to the candidates' strengths and weaknesses.

John Bonacic

Who are the longest-serving state Legislature committee chairs?

Some New York Assembly and Senate committees have had the same leadership for decades.

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