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Long Island Letitia

The state AG has been eyeing Nassau County’s business recently.


Does Bruce Blakeman’s ban on trans players on girls’ teams violate state law?

New York’s Gender Expression Non-Discrimination Act prohibits discrimination on the basis of gender identity.

Albany Agenda

Grace Meng says Suozzi didn’t take Asian voters for granted

From multilingual campaign lit to weekly meet-and-greets, the Suozzi campaign made outreach to Asian voters a top priority – and Meng hopes other Democrats will follow suit.

Albany Agenda

Absolutely everyone is claiming responsibility for Tom Suozzi’s victory

Labor unions, the governor, progressives and national political action committees are all saying they were instrumental in flipping the seat.


Who’s endorsing Tom Suozzi and Mazi Pilip in NY-3?

The Democratic and Republican candidates are attracting endorsements ahead of the special election in February.


Opinion: Major oil, gas and coal companies must pay the staggering costs of the climate crisis

A call for including the Climate Change Superfund Act in this year’s state budget after “the worst” flooding since Superstorm Sandy recently hit Long Island’s South Shore.

News & Politics

Mazi Melesa Pilip subpoenaed to testify in rent lawsuit over husband’s business

Pilip, the Republican nominee for the special election to replace former Rep. George Santos, is scheduled to sit for a deposition on Jan. 22.

2024 New York congressional battleground

Can Tom Suozzi win in an increasingly conservative Long Island?

The special election for the 3rd Congressional District will test whether Suozzi’s name recognition can overcome the political trends pushing Long Island to the right.

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5 things to know about Mazi Pilip

The GOP has selected its candidate to replace George Santos – and she’s a Democrat.

Ask the Experts

Ask the experts: What does the George Santos expulsion mean for GOP politics?

We asked consultants to weigh in on the fallout from the former representative’s lies.

Heard Around Town

On Long Island, party affiliation is a very loose signifier

Democrats running on the Republican line, Republicans running on the Democratic line. It’s whatever!

News & Politics

Brad Schwartz to challenge state Sen. Jack Martins on Long Island

Schwartz ran unsuccessfully for the seat in 2018 but is now ready to make another attempt.

Interviews & Profiles

Mike Lawler responds to George Santos’ expulsion

Lawler represents a district bordering Santos’ and tried unsuccessfully to get him kicked out of Congress last month. Now, he’s looking ahead to a post-Santos future.