New York State

Campaigns & Elections

New York 2022 Assembly primary election results

We’re following the competitive Democratic primary races across the state.

gun control

Supreme Court strikes down New York’s concealed carry law

The court ruled in favor of two upstate men who argued the state’s restrictions on who can carry a gun outside their home infringed upon their Second Amendment rights.

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Carl Paladino isn’t the first fringe Republican endorsed by Elise Stefanik

The Republican “rising star” has thrown her support behind candidates who push conspiracy theories and racist views.

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The Working Families Party is looking to oust seven Assembly Democratic incumbents

The party’s nine-candidate slate is emphasizing tenants’ rights, health care and climate.

Campaigns & Elections

Real estate campaign cash causes clash in west side Assembly race

Two candidates running for the 75th Assembly District are calling on fellow candidate Layla Law-Gisiko to return contributions from a billionaire mogul.

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How Kathy Hochul won her first legislative session

The governor checked off nearly all the goals from her January State of the State address.

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Is now the ‘right time’ for congestion pricing?

Gov. Kathy Hochul caused some headaches for transit advocates during her first gubernatorial debate.

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Hochul on the defensive, but largely unscathed in her first debate

The governor fought off attacks from her opponents while highlighting the achievements from her short time in office.

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Here’s some of the major legislation New York passed in the end of the legislative session

After addressing abortion, cryptocurrency and guns, members of the state Senate and Assembly now must shift gears to prepare for elections.

Policy

Making broadband internet connections to New York’s hardest-to-reach places

Gov. Kathy Hochul’s $1.4 billion ConnectALL initiative is aiming to boost speeds and incentivize new fiber optic cable installations.