ALBANY (TNS) — Glenn Youngkin is a mild-mannered Republican with a hedge-fund background who ran for governor in a blue state. Despite almost no political experience, he won his Virginia elect…

ALBANY (TNS) — In 1950, eight years before Gov. Kathy Hochul was born, Buffalo was America’s 15th largest city. Nearly 600,000 people lived there.

Listen to Gov. Kathy Hochul’s first State of the State address this week, and no doubt you will notice a governor much more modest — and more attuned to the needs of upstate New Yorkers — than…

For the second time in as many months, a jury handed down a verdict finding pharmaceutical production and distribution companies directly liable for fomenting the nation’s opioid overdose cris…

Gov. Kathy Hochul has promised to restore ethical standards to New York government, a welcome change after the severe ethical lapses and prevarications of the prior administration.

State Labor Department officials have made the right call in postponing a decision on farmworker overtime until sometime in January or February.

Several months after coming under scrutiny as being ineffective, the state ethics commission has finally done something of significance at the highest level.

New York is home to magnificent natural resources that make our state a world-class destination for outdoor recreation. During the darkest days of the COVID-19 pandemic, before the vaccine was…

Gov. Kathy Hochul’s mask mandate in indoor spaces is not what any of us wanted to hear. As of Monday, masks are required to be worn in all indoor public places unless businesses or venues impl…

NEW YORK (TNS) — Letitia James’ decision to drop out of the gubernatorial race was a good move — not only for the reasons she gave.

With the approach of the 2022 Legislative Session, one of the first issues bound to stir debate will be the Jan. 15 expiration of our state’s most recent eviction moratorium.

As the semester draws to a close, the nation’s largest comprehensive public university system finds itself unexpectedly rudderless. SUNY Chancellor Jim Malatras announced his resignation on Th…

ALBANY (TNS) — Other than Chris Cuomo and the former governor himself, nobody looks worse in the latest Letitia James dump of transcripts and exhibits than Jim Malatras, chancellor of the stat…

New York state is at a public health and safety crossroads, and yet again current leadership has proven they are unable to discern the right direction.

New York’s Independent Advisory Redistricting Commission is having its 24th and final public hearing Sunday, where ordinary New Yorkers can weigh in on how state and federal legislative distri…

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