Will Silver’s replacement be a reformer, or part of the corrupt culture that has gripped the state capital for decades?
A Republican New York state Senate candidate is demanding a federal probe of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s efforts to help Democrats capture the upper house of the Legislature.
Cuomo’s office thwarted attempts by the special corruption commission to investigate groups with ties to him, according to the report.
New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito has voluntarily given up her authority to decide how a large chunk of the council’s discretionary funding is distributed.
Casinos or no casinos – that the question. When New Yorkers go to the polls next month they will be asked to change the constitution to legalize gambling on non-Indian land. It’s contentious.
Themes that had emerged from previous meetings included concern about affordable housing, education, and hospital access among many other issues.
Queens residents talked about the issues they want to ask mayoral candidates Tuesday evening, in the fourth in a series of town hall meetings.
Brooklyn residents turned out Tuesday evening for the third in a series of town hall meetings to discuss local issues.
Oversight over outside companies working on New York City’s 911 system upgrade and City Hall failures to bring together arguing city agencies are catching blame in a new report from city comptroller John Liu.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo used state aircraft for more than a dozen flights to or from his home following statewide tours in which he called for belt-tightening and budget cuts for schools and other services, records show.
According to public disclosure forms, Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver owns stock in over 30 companies — many of which do business with the state. However, what the forms don’t show voters is how much the shares are worth.