N.Y. State Sen. Simcha Felder Could Become Tie-Breaking Vote In AlbanyFelder, serious and independently minded, has represented Midwood and Borough Park since 2012. He ran as a Democrat but caucuses with the Republicans.
New York State's Balance Of Power May Tip In Westchester ElectionA special election in Westchester could have a profound impact on the city, Long Island and all of New York state as a whole.
Cuomo, Lawmakers Reach $168.3 Billion State Budget DealThe deal includes surcharges on Uber and taxi rides in Manhattan, a tax on opioid makers and a new sexual harassment policy crafted following the launch of the #MeToo movement.
Program Keeping Brooklyn Neighborhood Clean, Putting Unemployed To WorkState Sen. Simcha Felder helped to obtain $100,000 in state funds to expand the program, which employs out-of-work and disabled people, into the Brooklyn neighborhood for at least a year.
New York Post Cover About Slain Developer Angers PolsA pair of elected officials are blasting the New York Post's cover Sunday as "offensive" and "insensitive."
Bloomberg Blasts 'Reckless,' 'Negligent' Lawmakers For Blocking Speed Camera BillBloomberg also blasted the state legislature for tacking on a surcharge to New York City speeding tickets and taking the revenue but failing to vote for speed cameras.
Democratic State Sen.-Elect Felder To Sit With GOP In AlbanyNew York State Senator-elect Simcha Felder is a Democrat, but has decided to serve with the Republican conference when his term begins.