Luis Sepulveda

Criminal justice

Bail reform done, lawmakers look at more criminal justice bills

There are still a number of criminal justice reforms that are being considered before the end of session, here’s a guide to each one and its prospects for passage.

New York State

To end mass incarceration, New York needs a fully staffed parole board

While New York state law allows for up to 19 commissioners on a parole board, there are currently only 12 seated commissioners. These seven vacancies leave the board in a state of crisis, writes New York state Senator Luis Sepulveda.

Andrew Cuomo

The high-profile bills stuck in legislative limbo

Despite the amount of celebrated legislation passed this month, several high-profile bills have yet to be signed into law by New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

New York City

NYC hit its limit on charter schools

New York City will finally hit the limit on charter schools allowed in the five boroughs this month.

alessandra biaggi

New York’s vegetarian and vegan politicians

New York politicians explain why they decided to go meatless and their favorite vegan and vegetarian meals.

Carl Heastie

Criminal justice reforms up next ahead of Caucus Weekend

Criminal justice reforms up next for Democratic state lawmakers ahead of Caucus Weekend in Albany.

Thomas O’Mara

New York state Legislature’s top outside earners

The New York state senators and Assembly members who stand to lose the most under the outside income cap.

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Shelley Mayer

Updated: New York’s 2018 state legislative special election results

Tracking the results of 11 New York state legislative special election contests, including two state Senate seats and nine Assembly seats.