Cuomo shot down the Bird-Friendly Building Council.
The governor has vetoed dozens of bills, and he’s not done yet.
News & Politics
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Mayor Bill de Blasio released a plan to end street homelessness in five years.
The next mayor will decide whether de Blasio’s new plan will succeed or fail.
Policy
policy
Senator Kirsten Gillibrand's campaign was headquartered in Troy.
The Empire State has been the home for nearly a half dozen campaigns.
News & Politics
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New York City’s plan to build new jails to replace the notorious Rikers Island complex dominated headlines this fall.
The top criminal justice bills on Albany’s 2020 agenda.
Policy
policy
Gov. Andrew Cuomo vetoed a bill that would have changed how the state handles allegations of child neglect.
Advocates will renew the fight to increase the burden of proof needed to substantiate child neglect cases in 2020.
Policy
policy
The Verazzano-Narrows Bridge.
All politics is local when it comes to pork barrel infrastructure projects.
Policy
policy
Lawmakers are looking to finally get Carlos’ law over the finish line in the upcoming session, a bill that would establish the crime of endangering the welfare of a worker and increase fines on negligent developers.
Will lawmakers boost workers’ rights next session?
Policy
policy
Governor Cuomo has complained about JCOPE appointees voting against him.
A constitutional amendment could reduce Cuomo’s influence on ethics enforcement.
Policy
policy
New Yorkers participating in the Global Climate strike this September, 2019.
Climate change isn’t the only energy issue next session.
Policy
policy
John DeFrancisco represented District 50 in the New York State Senate from 1993 to 2018.
The former state senator recounts his 26 years in Albany.
Personality
personality
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