News & Politics
The historic legislation guaranteed ride-hailing drivers and delivery workers minimum pay, but statewide reforms are harder to come by.
The penalty was put in place last year, but officials now say they plan to ramp up enforcement.
A ballot amendment would change the state constitution and tweak the redistricting process.
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Roughly 900,000 immigrants would be allowed to vote in municipal elections under a bill being considered in the City Council, but the mayor’s office doesn’t yet back it.
Hundreds of bills await Hochul’s signature. Here are 10 that will help define her leadership early on.
Which bills the new governor approves – and which she vetoes – will tell us how serious she is about climate change, government transparency and more.
The NFL team is a Western New York treasure, and critics say the owners are exploiting that to help pay for the $1.4 billion project.
There are a variety of reasons New York is struggling to maintain essential services.
New York State
Failing to find common ground, the Independent Redistricting Commission released different plans along partisan lines.
How do you make underground apartments safer? Many legislators and housing advocates say legalize them.
Though recent events have thrust the issue to the forefront, advocates have been working on the issue of expanding cellar and basement housing units for decades.
Energy & Environment
Getting behind an effort that fell short last session could change the climate game in New York.
Under Cuomo, obtaining public records was often extremely difficult. Transparency advocates have a lot of ideas for reforming the process.
Local agencies across the state lure the retail giant to town using generous tax incentives.
Here are the key points for why kids are still returning to class, despite concerns members of the New York City Council had during an education committee hearing Wednesday.
Landlords and tenants both have reasons to like the proposed changes to a state housing relief program.
Even JCOPE is doing something about holding public officials accountable.
Older adults were told to stay indoors during the pandemic, but that has had unintended consequences.
A new law will help state agencies, companies and nonprofits collaborate to stop predators.
But the New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission has stricter requirements in place this year.