Gambling

Policy

How New York stands to win big on downstate casino licensing

Experts at City & State’s “Who’s who in casinos and sports betting” discuss the latest on this new industry.

Policy

Policy

Here’s how to vote in New York’s action-packed primaries

Election Day is June 25, but New Yorkers have nine days of early voting to participate before then.

Health Care

Policy

Report: Two-thirds of licensed registered nurses are active in New York state

The findings, released at Mother Cabrini Foundation’s Healthier Communities, Healthier People summit, reveal staffing shortages felt most strongly in acute care hospitals.

Health Care

Policy

Mother Cabrini Health Foundation to release report addressing statewide nursing shortage

The foundation will unveil the study at its upcoming Healthier Communities, Healthier People summit at the Museum of the City of New York, presented by City & State.

New York City

Policy

All 51 City Council members back internet affordability program in new letter

After the expiration of the Affordable Connectivity Program, the council wants U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer to extend funding for the subsidy program.

Albany Agenda

Policy

The bills that passed and failed to pass in the last week of session

Landmark new social media regulations for kids passed the Legislature, but the NY HEAT Act didn’t make it past the finish line.

Policy

Policy

MTA confirms congestion pricing won’t go into effect on June 30

Lawmakers have not found an alternative source of funding for the MTA, and the agency said it will have to cut programs if the governor doesn’t let congestion pricing go into effect.

Albany Agenda

Policy

Hochul’s IOU plan for the MTA may be DOA

Gov. Kathy Hochul wants the state Legislature to pass a bill providing the MTA with an IOU in lieu of congestion pricing revenue, but many lawmakers and advocates oppose it.

Housing

Policy

Behind the Adams administration’s Albany housing strategy

After mixed results in previous sessions, the mayor came away with everything he wanted for housing in the latest state budget. Here’s how they got their act together.

Transportation

Policy

Lawmakers hold dueling press conferences on congestion pricing

Some state legislators are concerned about how to fund the MTA, but others are just glad their constituents won’t have to pay more tolls.

News & Politics

Policy

NYC Council votes to expand authority over mayoral appointments

The vote escalates a simmering power struggle between the council and New York City Mayor Eric Adams.

Albany Agenda

Policy

Will the MTA board put the brakes on congestion pricing?

Four members of the MTA board have said that they disagree with Hochul’s decision to suspend congestion pricing, but Hochul seems likely to get her way.

Health Care

Policy

Reproductive health care advocates push for birth control injections at pharmacies

When the state passed a law last year authorizing pharmacists to dispense many forms of birth control without a prescription, injections weren’t included.

Policy

Policy

Amended again, Grieving Families Act set to pass and seek Hochul’s approval

The legislation would update the state’s nearly 180-year-old law governing wrongful deaths to allow families to seek emotional damages.

Immigration

Policy

Hochul attends Biden’s rightward border security announcement

A bipartisan group of elected officials traveled to D.C. for the president’s announcement of executive action on immigration.

Nonprofits

Policy

Officials sound the alarm on cuts to NYC contracts office

New York City isn’t paying nonprofits on time. The mayor wants to reduce contract services funding anyway.

Albany Agenda

Policy

Will these bills pass before session ends?

From social media regulations to red light cameras, here are some of the bills to watch during the last week of the legislative session.