The State of New York
Lights, Camera, Extraction! Inside Hochul’s Plan to Shovel Hundreds of Millions More Into TV & Film Shoots
Spending taxpayer dollars on dubious incentives? That’s showbiz, baby.
Perhaps Kathy Hochul Is Not Very Good at This Whole Politics Thing
Exhibits A, B, and C: Hector LaSalle. And more news for your Friday!
The Eric Adams Table of Success
NYC Asks Landlords of Unlicensed Weed Shops to Do Their Dirty Work for Them
While trying to avoid recriminalizing weed sales, the City is taking steps to crack down on new unlicensed shops.
NY Lawmakers Held a 9-Hour Hearing to Ground Bail Policy in Empirical Reality. Governor Hochul Ignored It
Yes, we listened to the whole thing. Seems like Kathy Hochul did not.
Will Governor Hochul Go to War With Her Own Party to Save Her Judicial Nominee?
"The more the governor doubled down, the more it became an issue about the separation of powers."
The City Has No Idea What to Do With Unlicensed Weed Bodegas
At a hearing on Wednesday, the City Council wrestled with a central contradiction of the state's embrace of an equity-centered approach to weed legalization.
Governor Hochul’s ‘Groundbreaking’ 10-Year Housing Plan Mysteriously Lacks Any New Tenant Protections
And other observations from the 2023 State of the State address.
‘This Is Reparations’: Can New York Actually Make Legal Weed Work for People of Color?
Damian Fagon, the man in charge of making sure that the state rights some historic wrongs, is trying to find out.
NY Progressives Want to Tax the Rich. Does Governor Hochul?
"We voted for you, we're gonna come for you."
Staten Island Man Whose Giant Trump Lawn Sculpture Was Mysteriously Engulfed in Flames Is Now a State Assemblymember
Sam Pirozzolo will soon be writing our state’s laws, but let’s not forget his humble beginnings.