Peters dismissed, Flanagan holds on and NYCHA plan denied
The race for New York City public advocate started to take shape, Mark Peters is fired, John Flanagan keeps his Republican leadership position in the state Senate and there's no deal for NYCHA in this week's political news.
New York State
Why Democrats have a chance to replace state Sen. John DeFrancisco
Sen. John DeFrancisco wanted to run for governor. Now Democrats want his district.
New York State
State Legislature targets revenge porn, passes other uncontroversial bills
As New York's legislative session winds down some small measures squeak through.
How the state Senate broke down this week, explained
A missing GOP senator lead to a chaotic power struggle
Out of power
Who fell off the 2018 Albany Power 100 in 2018.
Marcus Molinaro vs. the Empire
Marcus Molinaro on how to beat Cuomo – and which "Star Wars" character he sees himself as.
Upcoming vacancies in the New York state Legislature
A host of forthcoming retirements will put some GOP seats in play
Retiring state senators a threat to Republican majority
The just-announced plans of state Sens. Kathy Marchione, John DeFrancisco and John Bonacic to step down give Republicans more reason to worry about their place in Albany
John DeFrancisco, the underdog
State Sen. John DeFrancisco: The underdog
Cynthia Nixon is not as well-known as you might think
Upstate voters and Latinos are less likely to have an opinion on the actress.
DeFrancisco versus Molinaro: Who is winning the endorsement race?
The all-important county officials are lining up behind both GOP gubernatorial candidates.
Updated: New York’s most prominent gun rights and gun control advocates
The latest mass shooting splits New York politicians.
Cuomo’s new challenger and de Blasio's growing budget
Senate Deputy Majority Leader John DeFrancisco is running against Gov. Andrew Cuomo, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio unveiled an $88.7 billion budget, and special elections for vacant state legislative seats are expected on April 24.