In an Editorial Spotlight interview at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, state Sen. Andrea Stewart-Cousins, D-Yonkers, and Family Planning Advocates of New York State President and CEO M. Tracey Brooks will discuss the proposed Reproductive Health Act. To watch, go to www.lohud.com/editorialspotlight; to submit a question or comment during the live session,… Read More →
New York Politics
New Yorkers react to the death of former New York City Mayor Ed Koch on Friday morning: [View the story “Former NYC Mayor Ed Koch, 88, dies” on Storify] Share your memories of former Mayor Ed Koch, read his obituary and view his life in pictures on LoHud.com. Attorney General… Read More →
UPDATE (Jan. 23): Watch a replay of today’s Editorial Spotlight on New York’s levels of government and consolidation. Next on Editorial Spotlight: New York government and ‘home rule’ Join an Editorial Spotlight discussion at 1 p.m. Wednesday on New York’s layers of government and the “home rule” laws and local… Read More →
This was a busy week for gun control legislation in both Albany, N.Y., and Washington, D.C. Catch up by reading this roundup of news and opinion: New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s SAFE Act passed the Senate on Monday night and the Assembly late Tuesday afternoon, and then Cuomo signed itjust… Read More →
Weigh in on the 2013 State of the State address. Gov. Andrew Cuomo outlined his 2013 agenda during his State of the State address Wednesday. Which issue is most important to you?
Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s agenda for the coming year is his most ambitious yet, we wrote in today’s editorial on his 2013 State of the State address, delivered Wednesday: The governor so used to getting what he wants from state lawmakers asked for quite a bit more in his third State… Read More →
Gov. Andrew Cuomo delivered his 2013 State of the State address Wednesday in Albany, outlining an agenda that focuses on the economy, education, gun control, the minimum wage, rebuilding after Superstorm Sandy and more. Highlights of the address, told in tweets: [View the story “Gov. Cuomo’s State of the State… Read More →
Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s State of the State address begins at 1:30 today. Here’s an exact link to where you can watch the speech live online at our sister blog, Albany Watch. If you’re tweeting along during the speech, remember to use the hashtag #nysos.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo gives his annual State of the State address at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday in Albany, but you can watch it live online here. Among the items the governor is expected to list as his agenda for his third year in office: Gun control. Sen. Jeffrey Klein, D-Bronx, said… Read More →
Elected officials expressed their condolences for Newtown, Conn., and especially the families of Friday’s school shooting victims on Twitter and Facebook through the weekend, but a smaller number are also calling for government action to control guns, to pass an assault weapons ban or, not so simply, to end gun… Read More →