A raft of proposals that progressive and anti-incarceration activists have been pushing for will likely have to wait until next year.
From helping judges set bail to spurring housing development, big plans from Hochul are encountering fierce resistance from state lawmakers.
Hempstead once passed plans to spur apartments near LIRR stations. Now it’s extending a development moratorium.
Assembly and Senate budget bills both challenge foundations of proposals by the governor and mayor to build hundreds of thousands of new homes.
This was a stinging rebuke to Governor Kathy Hochul, who pushed aggressively for LaSalle’s confirmation.
Gov. Kathy Hochul seeks to link pay to inflation for automatic future increases, starting at $16.39. But lawmakers and activists to her left want boosts tied to labor productivity.
State legislature housing committee chairs Linda Rosenthal and Brian Kavanagh announce they’re ready to embrace the governor’s pro-growth agenda.
Queens residents are having their say now, but the state will have the final word on what goes up on 55 acres of a campus that’s been underused for decades.
The MTA and programs for renewable energy and mental health receive boosts — but progressives’ minimum wage hike and corporate tax hike demands got no traction.
The governor, with Mayor Eric Adams’ support, wants to help build hundreds of thousands more homes. Getting her controversial plans through the polarized state legislature will be a big test of her power.
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The judiciary committee voted Gov. Kathy Hochul’s nominee down 10 to 9. Senate Democrats say his candidacy is dead, but Hochul says the full Senate needs to vote.
Allowed by law since 2019, Emergency Risk Protection Orders that bar certain people from buying guns were barely used. That changed in August.
The governor’s most politically charged proposal would address housing supply in New York City’s suburbs, while specifics on tax breaks for developers remain elusive.
NYCHA Faces Financial Crisis as Nearly Half of Tenants Are Late on Rent, With Many Awaiting Missing Aid
The drop in rental income appears to imperil NYCHA’s ability to perform repairs to aging properties as required by a recent agreement with the feds.
After sweeping layoffs of judges who reached the standard retirement age of 70, state lawmakers step in — despite concerns that problematic people could remain on the bench.
A new state law will end store sales of those furry friends next December.
Last December, the governor said she would change the way pardons and clemency applications were handled. But little has changed since.
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