New York State


Opinion: Congress must act to guarantee funding for child care in New York

The government shutdown could imperil billions of dollars of federal funding necessary to keep New York’s child care system afloat.

New York City

AOC, Jamaal Bowman seemingly mistake Democratic state legislator for Republican

Assembly Member Jaime Williams may be conservative on immigration, but she’s not a Republican.

News & Politics

Women who accused Cuomo of harassment fight subpoenas from his legal team

Years after they came forward, legal battles continue as the governor’s lawyers seek depositions and even years of phone records.

Campaigns & Elections

Taylor Darling announces state Senate bid

The Long Island Assembly Member is looking to replace state Sen. Kevin Thomas, who is running for Congress.


Opinion: Let upstate cities choose overdose prevention centers

When facing an overdose crisis of this magnitude, municipalities should have every option on the table.

News & Politics

Menendez indictment finds Schumer and Santos aligned

Both the Senate Majority Leader and the indicted Long Island Republican want to avoid a rush to judgment.

Heard Around Town

Cruz still plans to push for state-level work permits for asylum-seekers

The Queens Assembly member said the law is needed for people from places other than Venezuela.


Which counties are closing their doors to asylum-seekers?

More than 30 counties around the state have taken steps to block New York City from sending migrants to local hotels and shelters.

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Albany Agenda

The bills still awaiting Kathy Hochul’s signature before the end of the year

The Legislature passed hundreds of bills before breaking in June. Many high–profile ones like Clean Slate and a bill to create a reparations task force have yet to be signed.


Opinion: The case for fixing probation and parole

Research shows that the supposed benefits of probation and parole are illusory, but their harms are very real.


City & State’s Government Procurement conference focuses on modernization

The event attended by government leaders and procurement experts stressed the importance of robust digitization and best business practices.


After meeting with Biden, Hochul touts TPS as a win

The governor initially distanced herself from the issue of asylum-seekers in New York City, but she’s taking credit for getting the feds to act.


Hochul doesn’t talk state work permits with Biden

But state Senate lawyers are currently analyzing new legislation that would supersede the federal government

Campaigns & Elections

New York Republicans file lawsuit challenging newly signed mail voting law

Led by Rep. Elise Stefanik, conservatives say the new law violates the state Constitution.

Campaigns & Elections

New policy group spends big on D’Esposito attack ads

Formed in February, Empire State Voices has targeted several New York Republicans in swing districts – and it’s not clear who’s funding them.