New York State

Hochul announces the framework of a budget deal

The spending plan isn’t done, but the governor took a victory lap after getting closer to an agreement with legislative leaders.

New York City

Adams, Hochul kick off National Action Network convention with praise for the Rev. Al Sharpton

The mayor burnished his activist credentials while the governor talked about budget priorities for Black families.

New York State

Exclusive: Bowman gets fundraising back on track in tough congressional primary

His seven-figure haul could provide a boost after a poll had him trailing by 17 points.

New York City

Who are the top NYPD officials posting controversial tweets?

In recent weeks, some NYPD leaders have used their department social media accounts to criticize journalists and a lawmaker.


NY League of Conservation Voters drops 2024 endorsement slate

Like human caused climate change, this group of 85 endorsees is pretty predictable.

New York State

Building trades ask state Legislature to step in on 421-a labor standards

Eight construction unions criticized REBNY’s proposal for a wage floor and urged lawmakers to take the lead on a compromise plan.


How NY’s establishment Democrats are testing progressives’ staying power in 2024

After the progressive waves of the Trump years, some Democrats are challenging one-time insurgents.

New York State

Building the strategy to pass an Equal Rights Amendment in New York

The ballot amendment would enshrine additional protections in the state constitution.

Heard Around Town

Tom Suozzi’s victory lap

The prodigal Congress member schmoozed in Great Neck Monday night.

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New York State

As ceasefire politics have gone mainstream, fractures have emerged in the Democratic Party

Five months into Israel’s invasion of Gaza, a growing number of politicians have demanded a ceasefire.

Albany Agenda

The NY lawmakers hoping for a 2024 comeback

Voters will see familiar names on their ballots, including Elijah Reichlin-Melnick and likely Tom Abinanti.


NYC Department of Education backs changes to state law to allow fully-remote meetings

Pro-Palestine parents who serve on school advisory councils have received death threats and are now afraid to meet in person, but current state law requires in-person meetings.

New York State

Online gambling could be the next big legalization fight in Albany

Casino companies have the potential for a big payday if they’re successful in their lobbying efforts.

New York City

The 2025 race for Carlina Rivera’s City Council seat is on

Andrea Gordillo, Manhattan Community Board 3 chair, is launching her campaign this week.


Democrats look to hold on to Bronx Assembly seat in special election

Landon Dais, a local attorney, is facing off against Republican Norman McGill.

2024 New York congressional battleground

Snow forecast complicates Tom Suozzi and Mazi Pilip’s Election Day

Turning out voters in bad weather will be a key factor in Tuesday’s contest in the 3rd Congressional District.