Joseph Addabbo Jr.

New York State Senate

How the state Senate GOP is picking its legislative battles

Republican votes are helping Democrats pad their margins – but not on immigration and abortion.

Andrea Stewart-Cousins

She waited. Will good things come to Andrea Stewart-Cousins?

With the IDC out of the way, the state Senate may finally be Andrea Stewart Cousins'.

Ruben Diaz Sr.

'What you should know' about Rubén Díaz Sr.’s bizarre column

Diaz’s penchant for writing political missives using his government email address has gotten him into hot water recently. On Monday, the city Council’s Committee on Standards and Ethics held a hearing about Díaz’s alleged use of government email to send political messages to staffers and colleagues.


Veterans’ affairs

How well is New York serving those who served in the military?

Joseph Addabbo Jr.

American Legion and VFW posts burdened by fines

Lawmakers propose warning period for building violations at veteran facilities.

Joseph Addabbo Jr.

Other games of chance and skill on Albany's agenda

Sports betting in New York is the hot topic, but other gambling issues are also being discussed.

Gary Pretlow

Lawmakers hedging their bets on sports gambling legislation

New York lawmakers weigh in on the likelihood of tackling legalized sports betting before the end of session.

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