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With Democrats controlling all levels of state government, the legislature finally passed a bill that has been sitting on the Albany shelf for well over a decade. more
Some cars can’t compete with the gargantuan crater in the ground on Old Albany Post Road. It’s just too deep. And when it rains, too slippery, too treacherous, a puddle of epic proportion, it’s ultimate depths seemingly unknown. more
Aside from the occasional shooting, some ongoing drug activity, and a seemingly unending saga of car break-ins, at least some people who reside within the jurisdiction of the 50th Precinct probably count themselves fortunate they live in what’s generally considered one of the safer parts of the borough. more
Some people are just about shuddering from anxiety over how overhauled Special Natural Area District regulations could irrevocably transform the essentially unchanged landscape they’ve relished for generations. more
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi made news last week after President Donald Trump cancelled her planned trip to war zones in Afghanistan and other countries just hours before she was set to depart. But it seems Pelosi was not alone. more
With the federal government shutdown now the longest in history, the men and women who work for a number of federal agencies are about to miss their second paycheck. And two lawmakers want to help. more
Getting problems solved in many of the homes managed by the New York City Housing Authority could happen a little faster now that staff work schedules on property are set to expand to seven days a week. more
The Assembly is wasting no time getting election reform on the table as Speaker Carl Heastie and other members of his chamber — including Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz — are pushing forward a number of bills designed to reform what Heastie has called an “antiquated electoral process.” more
Corey Johnson has vowed it’s high time the city and state tackle an admittedly onerous task — fix public transit. But to get it right, he first wanted to hear from riders about how life as a straphanger could be. more
Barring a speedy resolution to an increasingly harrowing deadlock as Congress and President Donald Trump negotiate over government funding, the already imperiled Metropolitan Transportation Authority could face what the U.S. Senate minority leader described as some very tough choices. more
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