Policy

Phil Goldfeder
First Read Tech talks with former member of the New York state Assembly Phil Goldfeder.
Attorney General Tish James and Assembly Speaker Corey Johnson during her campaign.
The attorney general is investigating minority lawmakers and the NYPD.
The New York City Council passed a bill banning cashless stores.
The New York City Council passed a legislation Thursday to ban cashless stores.
New York City Transit chief Andy Byford in August 2018.
“Train Daddy’s” sudden departure is off-brand for the governor.
The Brooklyn Detention Center.
New York City’s supervised release program is expected to see more participants as other new pre-trial initiatives are pursued.
A weed truck in Times Square.
How to spend marijuana money will likely be the most difficult debate during legalization negotiations.
New York City Transit President Andy Byford resigned his post on Thursday.
The celebrated transit chief officially resigns from the MTA, after quarreling with Gov. Cuomo over the subways turnaround.
Mayor Bill de Blasio.
The NYC mayor wants to bring some of his ideas from the presidential campaign trail home.
Former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver.
Why part of the former Assembly speaker’s corruption conviction was overturned Tuesday.
Governor Cuomo presented his fiscal year 2021 budget on Tuesday.
Net neutrality and an investment in Syracuse tech sector also mentioned in the governor’s 2021 budget address.
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