Government & Politics

Courtesy of the Suffolk County Legislature

A bill to give the Suffolk County Legislature oversight on how asset forfeiture funds are distributed has died in committee.

LM Otero / AP

Suffolk County legislators proposed a bill to create a public financing system, which would limit how much candidates can raise and spend on their campaigns. 

Jessica Hill / AP

Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy is urging state lawmakers to deal with the state’s looming budget deficit when they meet for a special session after Christmas next week. 

Johnathon Henninger

Connecticut lawmakers will be back in Hartford for a special session on the last week of the year.

Mike Groll / AP

There’s now one official candidate running for governor of New York in 2018, and that’s the Assembly’s Republican leader Brian Kolb. He announced in a video released Tuesday.