During Questioning In Albany, NYPD Commissioner Shea Backtracks On Bail Reform Law As Big Reason For Gun ViolenceThere has been a stunning about face by NYPD Commissioner Dermot Shea on the causes of the city's seemingly uncontrollable gun violence.
'I'm So Scared For My Life': Rikers Island Detainee Shares Experiences Inside Jail ComplexFriday, Mayor Bill de Blasio's administration outlined progress being made in front of the state Assembly's correction committee while calling on the courts to take up more cases.
State Assembly Judiciary Committee Will Issue Report On Investigation Into Andrew CuomoOutrage from lawmakers and some of the women accusing Gov. Andrew Cuomo of sexual harassment has forced state Assembly leaders to reverse course.
Cuomo Accuser Charlotte Bennett Calls Assembly Decision To Suspend Impeachment Probe: 'The Coward's Way Out'The Assembly announced it would abruptly end its impeachment proceedings Friday, saying it did not have the authority to impeach someone no longer in office.
From '3 Men In A Room' To Kathy Hochul, Andrea Stewart-Cousins And Carl Heastie: Major Change Ahead In AlbanyNew York state politics has long been criticized for the way decisions are made in Albany. But that's about to be turned on its head.
Political Consultant: New York State's Impeachment Of Gov. Cuomo 'Could Get Very Ugly'Gov. Andrew Cuomo has defiantly resisted a chorus of calls for his resignation. That begs the question: Will state lawmakers impeach him?
Assembly Member Rebecca Seawright Pushes Bill That Would Send Public Servants Convicted Of Sexual Harassment To JailThe bills would apply to all public servants who hold state, local and municipal positions - not just elected officials. It comes as more New Yorkers say they believe Gov. Cuomo committed sexual harassment.
Cuomo Administration Reportedly Prioritized Governor's Family, Well-Connected New Yorkers For Early COVID TestsThe New York State Assembly committee investigating the possible impeachment of Gov. Andrew Cuomo is expanding its probe.
New York State Assemblyman David Gantt Dies At Age 78Gantt represented parts of the city of Rochester and the town of Gates since 1983.
Federal Appeals Court Throws Out Three Counts Against Former NYS Assembly SpeakerHe now faces re-sentencing and is likely to get a lesser prison term.
Lawmakers Propose Bill To Let New Yorkers Bring Their Own To-Go ContainersAssemblywomen Jen Metzger and Patricia Fahy introduced the “Right to Refill Act” earlier this week.
State Leaders OK New Rental Protections For Pricey NYCMore than one million apartment dwellers in and around New York City are getting new protections against big rent increases under a landmark tenants' rights bill signed into law Friday.
New York Lawmakers Reach Deal To Protect NYC Tenants, Impose New Rent Restrictions Across StateIt includes new restrictions on how much the rent can be increased in units covered by the regulations and would put an end to a landlord's ability to remove a unit from rent stabilization based on a tenant's income.
New York Assemblyman Herman 'Denny' Farrell Dies At 86Farrell spent 42 years in office and earned respect for working across the political aisle.
NYS Assemblyman Circumvents Transportation Chair, Forces Angelica’s Law Onto AgendaTen years ago, 14-year-old Angelica Nappi was killed by a driver who had no business on the road. Since then, her mother has been pushing for Angelica’s Law, but her efforts have been blocked by one powerful leader in Albany.