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Former U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch and former state Attorney General Robert Abrams are two of the five co-chairs Letitia James tapped to oversee her... [Read More]
Amid criticisms about the deal New York struck to lure one half of Amazon HQ2 to Queens, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo is arguing it's an... [Read More]
Ballots in New York are getting a shakeup. As a result of last week's elections, the state's third-party landscape is shifting, with two... [Read More]
The cost to counties for coroner and medical examiner services is expected to rise 7.7 percent this year in New York, according to new analysis.... [Read More]
Death, taxes and the "Long Island Nine." For many years in New York, the fate of Long Island's nine state Senate seats was never in... [Read More]
There were few bright spots for Republicans in New York to trumpet on Election Day last week. Victories by incumbents in dark red... [Read More]
The poetry and promise of the campaign season are over, and the realities of governing New York are starting to set in. When... [Read More]
The highly anticipated "Blue Wave" delivered on Election Day in New York, where Democrats won an overwhelming majority in the state Senate and Gov. Andrew... [Read More]
Sen. David Valesky's campaign on the Democratic line came to an end last week, but other options remain open for November. The seven-term senator congratulated... [Read More]
When a customer skipped out on their $150 bill at a salon in Malta, the owner's only recourse was to bring a case in small... [Read More]
Going into primary night this summer, Gareth Rhodes was coming on the strong in the race for the Democratic nomination in the 19th Congressional District.... [Read More]
Seemingly before Judge Valerie Caproni finished handing out a six-year sentence to Joe Percoco the statements in response to the sentencing were rolling in. Back... [Read More]
Capital Region Assembly Democrats have room for improvement in the eyes of the Business Council of New York State. On Thursday, the statewide... [Read More]
A state compensation committee has less than three months to decide if state legislators, statewide elected officials and department heads should get a pay raise... [Read More]
The compensation committee created in the state budget has yet to hold its first meeting. Despite an expectation that the body would meet in July,... [Read More]
State Health Commissioner Howard Zucker had for years failed to disclose a salary he receives from a non-profit corporation that helps administer department programs. ... [Read More]
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo's parole policies and conditional pardons will be the subject of two hearings in October convened by state Senate Republicans. ... [Read More]
Twenty years ago, Chuck Schumer was facing an uphill battle to get into the U.S. Senate. Then a New York City congressman, he joined a... [Read More]
Thirty years after winning a special election to the Assembly, Democratic voters opted not to send Earlene Hooper back to Albany. Hooper, the deputy speaker... [Read More]
New York City Public Advocate Letitia James is the prohibitive favorite to be New York's next attorney general after winning the Democratic Party's nomination in... [Read More]