President Obama takes the oath of office before the public Monday morning in the 2013 presidential inauguration (the official swearing-in ceremony was today, because it’s the 20th). Watch Monday’s festivities live on LoHud.com and join the conversation on social media. During the events we’ll be testing out our new social… Read More →
The 25 best political cartoons of the week from across Gannett, parent company of The Journal News and LoHud.com, take on Lance Armstrong, the flu and gun control. More opinion from LoHud.com.
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 →
Journal News Opinion Page editor Herb Pinder talks with staff reporter Lisa Ganga about the overlapping layers of government in Westchester and Rockland counties in a Tax Watch video. Read the special report. Join our tax discussion Join a discussion at 1 p.m. Wednesday on New York’s layers of government… Read More →
UPDATE: We’ve postponed this morning’s session, due to weather. We will update with a new time shortly. Join a discussion at 11 a.m. Wednesday (tk) on New York’s layers of government and the “home rule” laws and local emotions that hamper efforts to consolidate, streamline and share services at the… Read More →
The best political cartoons of the week from across Gannett, parent company of The Journal News and LoHud.com, address gun control, the GOP, the fiscal cliff and the flu season. More opinion from LoHud.com.
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.