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The main issue is an ineffectual enforcement of ethics rules, state Sen. Alessandra Biaggi says. But who's to blame? The Joint Commission on Public Ethics. And Biaggi wants to change it. more
Just after midnight Tuesday, Kathy Hochul — who started her political career on the town board of a Buffalo suburb nearly 30 years ago — made history as the state's first female governor. She succeeds Andrew Cuomo, whose decade-long leadership ended in scandal. more
Although many spent weeks — if not months — demanding it, Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s resignation announcement Tuesday still caught many by surprise. more
To many, it never seemed possible. But Gov. Andrew Cuomo said he would resign today, a week after state attorney general Letitia James concluded an investigation alleging he sexually harassed nearly a dozen women while in office. more
For state attorney general Letitia James, the evidence is clear: Gov. Andrew Cuomo sexually harassed nearly a dozen women while in office, and created a hostile work environment where he used his power to not only silence any complaints about his conduct, but to continue that conduct. more
For state attorney general Letitia James, the evidence is clear: Gov. Andrew Cuomo sexually harassed nearly a dozen women while in office, and created a hostile work environment where he used his power to not only silence any complaints about his conduct, but to continue it with others. more
Jamaal Bowman wants to make it easier for more first-time candidates to run for office. That’s part of the reason why he supported the For the People Act — or H.R. 1 — last May. This massive election reform bill intends to institute a national public campaign financing system while rolling back some of the significant voter restrictions put in place by many Republican-led states. more
Although it’s dominated the news for the past year, Americans’ reckoning with how Black communities are policed is hardly new — even in the wake of killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis.  more
This time last year, Gov. Andrew Cuomo could seemingly do no wrong. A year later, however, major cracks in Cuomo’s shiny image are starting to show. In recent days, the governor has been hit with at least two allegations of sexual harassment from former members of his administration team. But even before those women stepped forward, Cuomo was under fire for allegedly hiding data on coronavirus deaths in nursing homes. more
State Sen. Alessandra Biaggi is ramping up attacks against Gov. Andrew Cuomo, as lawmakers and the state's executive office clash over how coronavirus deaths in nursing homes were reported last year. more
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