Governor Cuomo on a video call with his brother Chris Cuomo who has the coronavirus.
A growing number of local politicians have been diagnosed with COVID-19.
Elias Husamudeen
A Q&A about New York City jails with Elias Husamudeen, president of the correction officers’ union.
Governor Cuomo announcing the completion of the temporary hospital at the Javits Center.
New York now has the most cases. Here’s a look at other key figures in the state.
Mayor de Blasio during a press availability on April 5th.
Citywide leaders say little about cuts to hospitals, flat school aid and increased costs.
Rep. Elise Stefanik is one of the Upstate Republicans who signed a letter to Cuomo opposing the move to take unused ventilators from upstate and move them into the city.
When it comes to lending unused ventilators, area politicians say only #upstatelivesmatter.
Medical professionals in protective suits wait to take information from people at the drive-through COVID-19 mobile testing center in New Rochelle, New York on March 13, 2020.
Fewer tests are coming back positive in the county, but it’s too early to tell if that will continue.
The state Senate met with a limited number of Senators on March 18th.
Lawmakers in Albany have authorized remote voting, but the Legislature has yet to really take advantage of the practice.
City & State celebrates those making in impact in labor in New York.
Recognizing the rising stars in labor.


The state budget provides a chance for campaign finance reform.
Reducing the influence of big money in state politics can still happen.
Apparently, you can tell how many ICU beds are open from across the street.
Reducing the influence of big money in state politics can still happen.
Closing them to slow the spread of COVID-19 would do more harm than good.


Hospital employees and funeral service employees transfer a body from a temporary mobile morgue, put in place due to lack of space at the hospital, into a funeral home vehicle outside of the Brooklyn Hospital Center in Brooklyn.
After several lawmakers and politicians called upon the city and state government to release the racial demographics of COVID-19 patients, they have agreed to do so
With U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders’ exit, the state has the power to cancel the Democratic primary.
State health committee chairs blast White House response, state Medicaid cuts.


Employee Rick Lambert monitors the number of people entering the concession area at Forest Park Golf Course, in New York, while staggering tee times for golfers due to the coronavirus.
New York has banned basketball, but it allows golfing.
Lawmakers avoided major changes to the 2019 legislation, but added more bail-eligible offenses.
Labor unions are determined to make sure employers don’t forget essential workers’ sacrifices.
To protect New York’s access to federal aid, those cuts could be delayed.


City & State celebrates those making in impact in labor in New York.
Recognizing the rising stars in labor.
A Q&A with state Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins
RWDSU President Stuart Appelbaum talks about the challenges his members face as they perform essential work.



How prepared is the Empire State?
How health officials are bracing for a large-scale outbreak.
The Empire State's most politically potent pairs
Who says you’ve got to be married to get ahead in politics?