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NEW YORK — It was 2:20 a.m. this morning when cheers and applause erupted in the City Council chambers.
Member Ruben Wills, of Queens, had cast the 34th vote to pass a
ALBANY, N.Y. — It reads like the perfect description of today’s state government: “A series of corruption scandals in New York State, involving officials at all levels of government, produced
ALBANY, N.Y. — Karen Scharff, a veteran activist with long, flowing gray hair, spent Tuesday barricading the front door of Bronx state Sen. Jeff Klein’s legislative office with nearly two
ALBANY, N.Y. — Actors Martin Sheen and Eva Longoria, food writer Michael Pollan, Latino state lawmakers and Gov. Andrew Cuomo's ex-wife would not seem to have anything in common.
NEW YORK — Recovery of money from long-negotiated and overbilled contracts. The elimination of Madison Square Garden’s tax-exempt status. A hike in the minimum wage.
These are among the top-rated proposals
ALBANY, N.Y. — Allegations that former Assemblyman Vito Lopez routinely groped and propositioned young female staff members in his employ, detailed in a report released earlier this month, disturbed New
ALBANY, N.Y. — Former state Sen. Pedro Espada expensed a garage door, a new fence and a few dinners at Red Lobster to his nonprofit health clinic’s corporate credit card.
ALBANY, N.Y. — There are few people in scandal-shocked Albany arguing these days that the current system of campaign finance and ethics checks are ideal or even functional.
And yet legislating
NEW YORK — More often than not, Marta Schwartz’s paycheck is worth nothing.
The $5 she makes per hour as a server doesn’t even pay the taxes she owes on her
Below is a searchable database of 224 political clubs that failed to register their contributions with the state. As part of a collaboration with our sister organization, Citizens Union, we are