ALBANY (TNS) — Democrats in New York are not a happy bunch at the moment, what with the finger-pointing, the accusations and recriminations, the in-fighting.

ALBANY (TNS) — After Sunday's racist massacre, Kathy Hochul blamed social media. The governor, speaking in Buffalo, said the companies that own online platforms should do more to police their …

Monday was the deadline for all state officials to file their personal financial disclosures, although some, like Comptroller Tom DiNapoli and Attorney General Tish James, did it already (thei…

Dear Graduate: Look at you! All shined up, capped, gowned and ready to take on the world. Congratulations on reaching the finish line. Those four years flew by … except for the part that crawl…

New York’s political parties unfairly stifle independent candidates and former Gov. Andrew Cuomo was willing to exact political retribution, and even use the power of his office to do it.

Rhe state Court of Appeals invalidated the Democrat-drawn redistricting lines for the state Senate and U.S. Congress. New York’s highest court cited abundant procedural missteps and the fact t…

Under state law, today New York’s local boards of elections will certify their ballots for the June 28 primary. But wait, you ask, wasn’t the primary moved to Aug. 23 by the courts after they …

The New York Legislature can move mighty slow on weighty political matters. In 1776, they abstained on joining with the 12 other colonies to declare independence. In 1787, they sat out voting …

ALBANY (TBS) — Tom Suozzi’s late November announcement that he would run for governor was mostly met with confusion and indifference, in part because it was difficult to think of a rationale f…

In a rousing win for New York’s voters, the state’s highest court invalidated the twisted district maps drawn by the Legislature’s Democratic supermajority to help their party for the next dec…

New York has never been much of a leader in conducting easy, efficient elections, but there are a few ways that this year’s June 28 primaries will finally be a little simpler for voters.

It looks like disgraced ex-Lt. Gov Brian Benjamin’s defense will resort to the “get out of jail free” card that worked for former New York Mayor Bill de Blasio: a claim that it’s not bribery i…

A deadly epidemic has struck birds across the United States and, while it’s no COVID-19, the consequences are far-reaching.

A holiday-delayed Tax Day arrived earlier this week and with it no refund for 3.9 million New Yorkers who had the double misfortune to lose their jobs during the 2020 COVID shutdown and then h…

For many months after she took over from Andrew Cuomo last Aug. 24, it was good enough for Gov. Kathy Hochul to be seeming to turn a page. Gone were her predecessor’s domineering ways. Gone we…

ALBANY (TNS) — In Andrew Cuomo’s first speech as governor, he promised he would remake a state government mired in scandal and tainted by corruption.

The latest corruption scandal rocks Albany, and its timing is stunning — placing Gov. Kathy Hochul, with only 7 1/2 months in office, in a terrible position of her making that she could have avoided.

Twenty-one experts with intimate, ground-level views of the immense pain and extraordinary need resulting from opioid overprescription and abuse, including personal experiences of recovery — t…

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