Bill ensuring cameras remain in every NYC subway station awaits Hochul's signature
The MTA says it already complies with the measure, but it would bolster its legal standing.
Jun 2, 6:01 AM
With time running out, Clean Slate Act faces uncertainty in NY
The Senate says it will pass the bill Wednesday, but its future in the Assembly is unclear.
Jun 1, 5:25 PM
NY Appellate Court: Law enforcement agencies can’t use DNA database for familial searches
The court ruled the use of the database can disproportionately target people of color.
May 6, 6:27 PM
State Legislature To Vote On Redistricted Maps, As Civic Groups Press For A Hearing
For community groups in support of a hearing, the chance to offer input on any maps can define power in communities over the next ten years.
Jan 27, 5:01 AM
Rise In Traffic Fatalities Underscores Need For Speed Camera Expansion, Officials Say
Under state law, the city's roughly 2,000 cameras can only operate on weekdays between the hours of 6 a.m. and 10 p.m.
Aug 16, 2021 4:11 PM
Is Universal Health Care On NY's Horizon?
The New York Health Act now has a support of a majority of state legislators. But no other state has implemented a single-payer system.
Mar 29, 2021 3:11 PM
Before Determining This Year's State Budget, Albany Lawmakers Must First Decipher Last Year's
"The public does not know which agencies and authorities had money withheld, and how much was withheld. That's super important, because they're going into this budget on the legislature side, blind."
Mar 9, 2021 2:04 PM
With Cuomo “Reeling” During Budget Season, State Lawmakers Are Poised To Take Power
“When you’re wounded and on the defensive, it’s harder to take a power position in critical and difficult policy discussions, and that’s what the budget is about."
Mar 2, 2021 3:09 PM
Albany Democrats Move To Check An Embattled Cuomo, Starting With Revoking Emergency Powers
“This is the minimum first step, passing legislation to curtail the expanded emergency powers, but I think that we should be considering impeachment proceedings."
Feb 18, 2021 4:10 PM
NY's Democratic Legislature Eyes Ambitious 2021 Agenda: "I Want This To Be A Legendary Session"
“I want this to be a legendary session,” said State Senator Jabari Brisport, a Brooklyn Democrat and member of the Democratic Socialists of America. “It comes down to whether we have the political will.”
Jan 7, 2021 12:37 PM
Democratic Brooklyn Assemblymember Declares Narrow Victory Over QAnon Enthusiast
As State Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie put it, "The #redmirage continues to fade away!"
Nov 19, 2020 12:54 PM
NY Lawmakers Gave Cuomo "Unlimited" Emergency Powers. Now Some Say It's Time To Take Them Away
“We need to have co-equal branches of government re-established here. You can’t just cede all your power to one branch,."
Oct 17, 2020 12:25 PM
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