‘We took a lot of notes’: Mayor Adams makes last-minute push for city priorities in Albany
The Democratic mayor is trying to get lawmakers to extend mayoral control of schools.
May 17, 6:24 PM
Albany to decide whether NYC school speed zone cameras get real teeth
“We need every tool available to us to save lives and fight the rise in reckless drivers," DOT Commissioner Ydanis Rodriguez said.
May 13, 6:23 PM
Climate change activists are biking from NYC to Albany to demand action
Bikers took off on a roughly 200-mile ride from Battery Park, and will arrive in the state’s capital on Earth Day next week
Apr 16, 3:40 PM
A revised state law lets judges decide when to toss cases over missed deadlines
Defense lawyers, who had fought the change, now say they are mostly untroubled by it.
Apr 11, 5:44 PM
NY lawmakers pass $220B budget that changes bail reform, approves Buffalo Bills stadium funding
The budget, Gov. Kathy Hochul’s first one, was more than a week late.
Apr 9, 9:34 AM
Police records again take center stage in Albany
Lawyers and open-records advocates are battling over a change to the Freedom of Information Law.
Mar 12, 6:00 AM
Jump in red-light violations in NYC renew push for local control of state traffic laws
Only a small fraction of NYC's streets have red-light cameras, which give tickets to speeders and prevent speeding.
Mar 5, 10:31 AM
City calls on Albany to let it make the roads safer, and to clear the way for buses
The city does not have control over two integral ways to reduce traffic crashes on streets across the five boroughs, and Mayor Adams wants to change that.
Feb 15, 4:57 PM
Adams makes his case to Albany for bail reform and funding NYC’s recovery
On his first “Tin Cup Day,” the mayor doubled down on calls to amend bail reform while seeking more funding to help working class New Yorkers and the mentally ill.
Feb 9, 5:46 PM
“Designed To Fail” — NY’s Redistricting Mess Was A Decade In The Making
Albany observers say a plan for independent redistricting in New York was doomed from the start.
Feb 3, 5:01 AM
Democrats Redraw New York’s Congressional Districts. Now What?
The new districts could have a national impact as Democrats fight to maintain control of Congress.
Jan 31, 1:14 PM
Adams Once Lobbied For Raise The Age Law — Now His Push To Roll It Back Faces Headwinds In Albany
As Brooklyn president, Adams sought to shield minors from being tried as adults.
Jan 27, 2:51 PM
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