Group Gives New York Poor Grade For Voting Rights, ElectionsCommon Cause New York said New York's voting laws and election processes are among the weakest in the nation, and gave the state a D-minus grade.
NYT: Hillary Clinton Used Personal Email Account As Secretary Of StateFormer Secretary of State Hillary Clinton may have violated a federal act by using a personal email account for official business.
Impeccable Ethics The Leading Attribute In Search For Speaker Silver's ReplacementWill Silver's replacement be a reformer, or part of the corrupt culture that has gripped the state capital for decades?
De Blasio's Fundraising Tactics In NY Senate Race Called Into QuestionA 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.
Criminal Probe Of Cuomo Administration Urged In Wake Of NY Times Report On Moreland CommissionCuomo's office thwarted attempts by the special corruption commission to investigate groups with ties to him, according to the report.
New York City Council Reforms Rules For Discretionary SpendingNew 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 Off Indian Land A Big Decision To Be Made On Election Day In NYSCasinos 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.
Concerned Residents Talk Election Year Issues At Town Meeting In Staten IslandThemes that had emerged from previous meetings included concern about affordable housing, education, and hospital access among many other issues.
Queens Residents Raise The Big Issues At Town Hall MeetingQueens residents talked about the issues they want to ask mayoral candidates Tuesday evening, in the fourth in a series of town hall meetings.
Residents Talk Issues At Town Hall Meeting In BrooklynBrooklyn residents turned out Tuesday evening for the third in a series of town hall meetings to discuss local issues.
Audit: NYC's New 911 System Over Budget, Behind ScheduleOversight 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.
Report: NY Gov. Cuomo Flew Home In State AircraftNew 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.
Sheldon Silver's Finances Raise Some QuestionsAccording 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.