Politics

New York State

The Working Families Party is looking to oust seven Assembly Democratic incumbents

The party’s nine-candidate slate is emphasizing tenants’ rights, health care and climate.

New York City

Dissenting City Council members’ projects were funded after all

City & State originally reported that members who voted against the budget were stripped of some funding for pet projects. Turns out they were just stripped of credit.

Politics

Lieutenant governor candidates debate the nature of the role and taking on the governor

In the lone debate with all three candidates, gun control, money in politics and abortion were among the wide-ranging topics.

New York City

Who’s who in Eric Adams’ administration

Here’s who the new mayor is appointing jobs to in City Hall.

Politics

Sparks fly at New York GOP primary debate for governor

Rep. Lee Zeldin and Harry Wilson attacked each other while an unexpected candidate tried to keep the forum on topic.

New York State

How Kathy Hochul won her first legislative session

The governor checked off nearly all the goals from her January State of the State address.

New York State

Is now the ‘right time’ for congestion pricing?

Gov. Kathy Hochul caused some headaches for transit advocates during her first gubernatorial debate.

News & Politics

GOP gubernatorial candidates use Boudin’s recall to rebuke DA Bragg, Hochul

All four of the candidates highlighted the recall of progressive San Francisco District Attorney Chesa Boudin, as New Yorkers’ concerns about crime remain high.

Heard Around Town

Carolyn Maloney WAS endorsed by Carlina Rivera. Then things changed.

The primary between Reps. Carolyn Maloney and Jerry Nadler has put endorsers in an awkward spot – and left campaigns scrambling.

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New York State

Hochul on the defensive, but largely unscathed in her first debate

The governor fought off attacks from her opponents while highlighting the achievements from her short time in office.

New York City

Republican lawsuit against noncitizen voting law begins

The case will likely hinge on whether the guarantee of the right to vote to citizens is viewed as a floor or a ceiling.

New York City

Poll: New Yorkers want metal detectors, more cops on subways as concerns about crime remain high

Though the city maintains historically low crime rates, 70% of respondents said they feel less safe than they did before the pandemic, with a majority fearing hate crimes.

Politics

Is Suozzi’s ethics scandal an ethics scandal?

The candidate for governor also criticized incumbent Gov. Kathy Hochul for handing out rebate checks ahead of the primary, among other potential ethical issues.

Politics

LG candidates Ana María Archila and Diana Reyna debate New York’s most pressing issues

Lt. Gov. Antonio Delgado declined to attend the forum where gun violence, housing, COVID-19 and other important topics were discussed.

Politics

Carlina Rivera enters the race for New York's 10th Congressional District

The New York City Council member said she will be running as the only candidate who was born and raised in the district.