The State of New York
Governor Kathy Hochul’s Beautiful Bumpass Home
Our 57th governor has extolled the beauty and virtues of New York's many lakes. Why does she own a home on this man-made, 17.5 mile-long lake in Virginia?
Madison Square Garden and Hudson Yards: Match Made in Hell or So Crazy It Just Might Work?
What would it cost to undo one of the city's great historical mistakes? And is it even worth it?
What Does Big Crypto Want From Governor Hochul and Her Running Mate?
The legislature moved to cut down on crypto mining in the state. Now investors may be bracing for an existential battle.
Albany Whiffed This One Crucial Climate Bill
There's still a few hours for the Assembly to pass legislation creating publicly-owned renewable energy facilities.
‘Political Violence’: Albany’s Good Cause Fight Is Getting Weird
Protesters visited the home of a state lawmaker who opposes Good Cause. Strangeness ensued.
Those Mom & Pop Weed Bodegas May Be Doomed
New York is trying to have a tight vetting process for its cannabis retail licenses, while also welcoming people whose experience has been entirely outside the law.
Albany Problems: NYC’s Perpetual Corporate Tax Break Machine
New Yorkers lose billions in tax revenue every year to massive corporations and real estate developers. It doesn't have to be this way.
Governor Hochul’s Backroom Stadium Deal Happened Because New York Sucks At Democracy
New York's lack of any voter referendum tools makes it easy for politicians to shovel public money on megarich NFL owners.
What the Hell Is Happening at the NY State Court of Appeals?
Democrats screwed up New York’s top court. But unlike the Supreme Court, we can actually do something about it.