New York State

New York State

Texas Gov. Abbott escalates feud with Eric Adams by ‘shamelessly’ sending migrant buses to NYC

The move follows Adams’ refusal earlier in the week to accept Abbott’s invitation to visit the Texas border towns where migrants are crossing into the U.S.

New York State

Rep. Lee Zeldin faces complaint over allegedly fraudulent signatures

State Sen. Zellnor Myrie asked the Albany County district attorney to investigate more than 11,000 signatures in question.

New York State

In a battle of the data, Eric Adams digs in on claims about bail failures, despite pushback

Adams on Wednesday debuted a trove of statistics he said support his push to tighten bail laws. As Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie noted, the numbers lacked context.

New York State

Hochul’s NYPA nominee gave to Republicans and opposes the Build Public Renewables Act

Climate activists and progressive lawmakers are trying to rally opposition before the state Senate votes.

New York State

Lee Zeldin has shied away from his anti-abortion stance – but will it sway voters?

According to a new poll released Tuesday, 68% of likely New York voters said they oppose the Supreme Court’s overturning of Roe v. Wade.

Elections

Charter school super PAC targets state Sens. Robert Jackson, Gustavo Rivera

New Yorkers for a Balanced Albany has spent more than $200,000 so far in three New York City state Senate races.

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New York City declares state of emergency over monkeypox – what it means

The declaration is largely intended to send a message to the federal government to release additional vaccines more quickly, officials said.

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Here are some former New York lawmakers who ditched their constituents for private sector jobs

Former state Sen. Todd Kaminsky, who is now a lobbyist, is far from the first New York elected official to leave office early when a cushy opportunity presents itself.

2022 congressional primaries

In race for 23rd District, Nick Langworthy’s career – and the GOP’s brand – is at stake

The Republican congressional primary for the upstate district has pitted two candidates with similar ideologies and very different styles against each other.

Politics

No IDC NY to back Gustavo Rivera in state Senate District 33

The coalition said it would not support Miguelina Camilo because of her donations to ex-IDC member Marisol Alcantara.

Coronavirus

Putting the state’s COVID-19 response under a microscope

An independent review by consultants plans to analyze key points of failure – like the state’s nursing home policies.

Campaigns & Elections

Tracking the contested state Senate primary races in New York

At least seven Democratic incumbents are facing primary challenges, and competitive races are underway for open seats in Brooklyn and Staten Island.

News & Politics

Senate Set to Approve Over $50B to Expand Semiconductor Production

Mayors and local leaders hope the subsidies will create more than 1 million jobs nationwide over six years.

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DNC 2024 bid could be the ultimate test of Eric Adams’ quest to become the ‘new face of the Democratic Party’

The New York City mayor and Gov. Kathy Hochul courted Democratic National Committee officials on Thursday, casting the Big Apple as the country’s best representation of the Party.

Homelessness

Here are all the barriers to turning hotels into permanent housing

New legislation was meant to advance conversions of failed hotels into affordable housing, but it won’t be easy or cheap.