Opinion

Opinion

So far, operating for a 3rd time period as governor of New York has been a little bit more durable than Andrew Cuomo anticipated. Governor Cuomo has an enormous lead in the polls, a $30 million conflict chest and a political operation that may put the worry of God into the hardest foes. But in […]

New York Attorney General Seeks Power to Bypass Presidential Pardons

New York Attorney General Seeks Power to Bypass Presidential Pardons

While Mr. Schneiderman’s jurisdiction doesn’t embody most of the areas being investigated by Mr. Mueller, a president has no authority to commute sentences or pardon offenses on the state stage. That leaves convictions obtained by the state lawyer normal’s workplace or another native prosecutor exterior the president’s skill to intervene. The proposal could be structured […]

Cuomo Plans to Restore Voting Rights to Paroled Felons

Cuomo Plans to Restore Voting Rights to Paroled Felons

Alphonso David, the governor’s counsel, stated Mr. Cuomo would problem an govt order requiring the commissioner of the state’s Department of Corrections and Community Supervision to submit a listing of each felon presently on parole, in addition to a listing of these newly eligible for parole, starting May 1. The commissioner would proceed to submit […]

Cynthia Nixon, Battling Cuomo, Wins Endorsement of Progressive Die-Hards

Cynthia Nixon, Battling Cuomo, Wins Endorsement of Progressive Die-Hards

“If we want change, it’s on us,” Ms. Nixon informed the group after the social gathering’s representatives endorsed her, with greater than 90 p.c of the vote. “We have to make it happen.” The social gathering’s choice got here after a frantic set of developments on Friday. Two of Mr. Cuomo’s allies within the labor […]

Eyes on the Road: New York State Police Are Cracking Down on Distracted Drivers

Eyes on the Road: New York State Police Are Cracking Down on Distracted Drivers

Among these he cited on Friday morning have been a nurse chit-chatting along with her sister, a retired New York City police officer scrolling via his telephone whereas turning throughout 4 lanes and a plumber chatting with a consumer whereas zipping alongside a freeway off-ramp. Once stopped, most expressed chagrin about their conduct, and frustration […]

Flexing Their Support for Cuomo, Key Unions Leave Working Families Party

Flexing Their Support for Cuomo, Key Unions Leave Working Families Party

Mr. Lipton added that the teams in query — Citizen Action, New York Communities for Change and Make the Road Action — had been “at the forefront” of a number of of the governor’s signature accomplishments, together with growing the minimal wage and legal justice reform. The governor, a second-term Democrat dealing with re-election within […]

Cuomo and Nixon Confront First Test: Wooing Working Families Party

Cuomo and Nixon Confront First Test: Wooing Working Families Party

Ahead of the occasion’s vote, Ms. Nixon and Mr. Cuomo — both personally or via their emissaries — have been making an attempt to seal up assist. Ms. Nixon appealed to state committee members in a roughly hourlong convention name on Wednesday night, together with taking questions forward of the weekend gathering, in line with […]

Congestion Pricing Plan for Manhattan Ran Into Politics. Politics Won.

Congestion Pricing Plan for Manhattan Ran Into Politics. Politics Won.

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, a Democrat and essentially the most seen champion of congestion pricing after reviving it final summer season, and his aides, in addition to lobbyists and advocates, targeted their efforts on successful over the Assembly in hopes that they may current a united entrance and put strain on the Senate, in response […]

Homeless People Outside New York City Are Pushing for More Help

Homeless People Outside New York City Are Pushing for More Help

Another necessary driver of homelessness outdoors New York City is a state legislation requiring companies to chop off welfare advantages to individuals who fail to point out as much as work, drug therapy packages and appointments with social staff, advocates say. These sanctions can reduce an individual off from government-funded assist for so long as […]

New York Envisions a State-Run Retirement Plan for Private Workers

New York Envisions a State-Run Retirement Plan for Private Workers

Photo The state price range that Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo is anticipated to signal features a program to create a state retirement possibility for personal sector staff with out 401(okay)-like applications at work. Credit Jeenah Moon for The New York Times New York is near becoming a member of a rising checklist of states which […]