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The State of New York

The Only Good Place in Albany Is the Women’s Bathroom on the Second Floor

The politics stink, but at least the bathrooms are nice.

April 24, 2023

Albany Dispatch: Housing Crisis Despair Edition

"It really feels like we're trying to minimize all of the harm that's going to come through this budget."

April 19, 2023

‘The Number One Issue in Our Budget This Year Is Locking Up Black and Brown People’

An interview with Assemblymember Latrice Walker, on the fifth day of her hunger strike to protest bail law rollbacks.

April 14, 2023

Governor Hochul Wants to Get Back in the Marijuana Enforcement Game

Defense attorneys say that huge fines on illicit weed could reopen the door to an NYPD crackdown.

March 28, 2023

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!

February 10, 2023

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.