Policy

A Charter Spectrum van parked on the streets of Manhattan.
What you need to know about the payouts and other promises Charter made in the settlement.
Lawmakers eye public works reform, elevator safety and farmworkers’ rights.
Lawmakers eye public works reform, elevator safety and farmworkers’ rights.
Democratic leaders are eager to see if Gounardes has the right stuff to become a top-notch lawmaker.
Chairing the Committee on Civil Service and Pensions is a sweet development for the incoming legislator.
Governor Cuomo Announces Grand Opening of Eastbound Span of the New Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge
The new Mario M. Cuomo Bridge’s faulty bolts are just the latest problem.
Andrew Cuomo and Bill de Blasio looking like Cheech and Chong
They both experimented with it – but only one has come around to legalizing it.
The 2018 New York State of the State
With Democrats in control in Albany, here’s an in-depth rundown of what’s up for debate.
Incoming state Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins has said voting reforms are on the table next year.
These issues could return with a vengeance in the 2019 session.
Alain Kaloyeros, the ex-president of the State University of New York's Polytechnic Institute, arrives for his sentencing at Manhattan Federal court.
With Democrats in charge, reforms aren’t a priority in 2019.
Trashcan with sign "Keep New York Clean" on a street of Manhattan.
Addressing water quality, offshore drilling – and plastic bags.
Facebook announced in April that it would increase disclosure of political ads on its platform.
Cybersecurity experts on how bad actors on social media can be stopped.
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