New York State

Politics

Brian Benjamin’s ethics problems are the last thing Hochul 2022 needs

The lieutenant governor is attracting controversy just as things start to get serious in the gubernatorial primary.

New York City

Politics

Eric Adams’ press controls raise questions about constitutionality, practicality

The mayor reportedly told all city agencies that every public message must be vetted by his office before they’re released to the press.

Politics

Politics

With Buffalo Bills proposal, Hochul sets the tone for a rocky relationship with the Seneca Nation

After a yearslong dispute, the Hochul administration forced the hand of the Seneca Nation to pay hundreds of millions in casino revenue, only to announce the funds should go to an NFL stadium in her hometown.

New York City

Politics

Assembly votes to let Brad Lander stay in office

The New York City comptroller incorrectly filed a surety bond after being sworn into office, making him technically ineligible to serve without state legislative action.

New York State

Politics

Cuomo closely trails Hochul in hypothetical matchup: poll

The former governor has just 10 days to decide whether he will run for his old seat again – and most voters don’t want him to.

New York City

Politics

The New York City Council session is off to a slow start. Why is that?

Fewer bills have been introduced than in years past, something City Council Speaker Adrienne Adams and others attribute to a huge class of new members.

Campaigns & Elections

Politics

Endorsing Keron Alleyne for Assembly, DSA is teaming up with the Barrons

The Brooklynite is a late addition to the DSA slate, but he might need more than that sought after endorsement to beat incumbent Nikki Lucas.

New York City

Politics

Don’t trust the fundraising numbers in the Brooklyn special election

Jelanie DeShong’s campaign mistakenly posted an over-the-limit contribution that bloated his total.

New York City

Politics

As neighborhood safety teams roll out, council members grill NYPD about community outreach

A wide-ranging City Council hearing scrutinized the new teams, homeless outreach on subways, and the NYPD’s use of surveillance technology.

New York City

Politics

NYC progressives are reclaiming “defund,” after it was used against them

The word used previously against funding the police is now being used to call out Mayor Eric Adams, saying he’s reducing spending on public safety, health agencies and other institutions.

Politics

Politics

Andrew Cuomo has learned nothing about sexual harassment

The former governor still doesn’t seem overly familiar with harassment law in New York.

New York City

Politics

Will Eric Adams be a political player in the June primaries?

The mayor has made three Assembly endorsements so far, but he might not care as much as de Blasio.

New York City

Politics

Ashwin Vasan takes over as NYC’s health commissioner

Dr. Dave Chokshi is leaving the post and taking his beloved TV presence with him.

Heard Around Town

Politics

Hiram Monserrate is attempting another comeback

The former Queens politician, who was expelled from the state Senate in 2010, is running for an Assembly seat.

New York City

Politics

Eric Adams has lower approval ratings than three of four previous NYC mayors: poll

A Marist poll found that Adams is just one of two mayors since 1990 to be rated “excellent or good” at the start of their tenures by less than 50% of surveyed voters.

New York City

Politics

Frank Carone has not been canceled (yet)

City Council members have been willing allies, tweeting meetings with Mayor Eric Adams’ chief of staff.

Politics

Politics

New poll has rosy numbers for Cuomo

The former governor was just about tied with Gov. Kathy Hochul when voters were asked who they would choose in 2022.

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