Andrea Stewart-Cousins

New York Senator Simcha Felder
The Brooklyn lawmaker has spent the past year as a political outcast in the Legislature.
News & Politics
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Sen. Luis R. Sepulveda (center) celebrates after the Green Light Bill granting was passed by the state Senate.
State lawmakers passed a backlog of high-profile bills this year.
Policy
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Monica Martinez.
Despite the Democrats’ large majority, they need to keep moderates happy and aisle-crossing still happens.
News & Politics
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Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
Suddenly, the governor just doesn’t dominate Albany like he used to.
News & Politics
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Hands rolling a joint
Negotiations stalled over the weekend, but there are back-up bills
Policy
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The White House announced Monday that President Donald Trump will award Staff Sgt. David Bellavia the nation's highest military honor, the Medal of Honor, for his actions in Iraq.
The Iraq War veteran will receive the Medal of Honor.
Winners & Losers
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John Stewart attending a dedication ceremony for the new memorial glade at ground zero, for those who became sick or died after responding to the 9/11 attacks, in May.
Rounding up the week’s political news.
News & Politics
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Old NYC apartment building
Attention now turns to Cuomo days before state rent laws expire.
Policy
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Protestors gathered in the state Capitol two years ago to advocate for the CCPA, which remains stalled in the Legislature.
The Climate and Community Protection Act would set ambitious emissions goals.
Policy
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