New York

Karen DeWitt / WAMC

Democrats in the State Senate remain hopeful that they will regain the numerical majority and control of the chamber after a special election is held later this month. But Governor Cuomo dampened those expectations, in remarks made in New York City on Wednesday.

Mike Groll / AP

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo took a swipe at President Trump’s recent tweet saying that the federal government needs a “good” shutdown.

Mike Groll / AP

New York State’s education commissioner said Tuesday that new state-specific learning standards will offer several improvements over the controversial Common Core standards.

Susan Walsh / AP

President Trump’s plan is so far just a one-page outline, but it’s already raising some red flags for New York’s political leaders.

Richard Drew / AP

In a report released Wednesday, the MTA, the nation’s largest public transit system, called climate change an urgent reality. The agency says it’s budgeted about $3 billion toward addressing climate change’s biggest threats.

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