Advocates and lawmakers in Albany are reacting to Governor Andrew Cuomo’s anti corruption commission report. The report includes scathing criticism of what the commission says is a corrupt culture in Albany, and recommends numerous reforms.
A New York State Supreme Court judge is expected to decide next week whether the State Board of Elections should change the wording of a casino gambling amendment. Critics say the wording is unfairly supportive of gambling.
Whatever the outcome of Tuesday's primaries, most New York mayors who win a new term in cites across the state will face a similar challenge: how to get their municipalities back on secure financial footing.
A coalition of second amendment advocates and others in New York are forming a new political movement to get what they say are disaffected and disenfranchised New Yorkers to vote, possibly in primaries against incumbent state lawmakers.