New York State

New York State

New York lawmakers address abortion, gun restrictions during sleep-deprived extraordinary session

The Legislature took steps toward amending the state constitution to protect abortion rights and enacting adjusted gun restrictions after two pivotal Supreme Court rulings.

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As gun laws change in New York, enforcement agencies expect chaos

Police in New York are seeing a surge in requests from gun owners for concealed carry permission following the Supreme Court ruling, but new laws from the state Legislature will likely complicate the process.

Campaigns & Elections

Here’s who won the three countywide judicial primaries in New York City

Judgeships for the Manhattan Surrogate’s Court, along with the Brooklyn and Queens Civil Courts were also on the ballot in Tuesday’s primary.

Campaigns & Elections

New York 2022 Assembly primary election results

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

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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.

New York State

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.

New York State

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.