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www.nytimes.com
4 days ago
New York City

Four Tornadoes Touch Down in Upstate New York, Killing 1

Upstate New York hit by rare tornadoes causing devastation and loss of life. [ more ]
New York Post
1 month ago
NYC politics

Hochul's clown comments spur outrage: Letters to the Editor - May 28, 2024

Governor Hochul faced backlash for calling Trump supporters 'clowns'. Citizens criticized her disrespect and highlighted issues under her administration. [ more ]
#climate-change
www.nytimes.com
2 months ago
New York City

Hochul Meets the Pope, and Reflects on Her Father and Irish Catholicism

Reflecting on family values in childhood can shape a political journey. [ more ]
Truthout
1 month ago
NYC politics

Hochul Pressured to Sign NY Bill Making Big Oil Pay for Climate Adaptation

Governor Hochul faces pressure to sign Climate Change Superfund Act to hold polluters accountable. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
2 months ago
New York City

Hochul Meets the Pope, and Reflects on Her Father and Irish Catholicism

Reflecting on family values in childhood can shape a political journey. [ more ]
Truthout
1 month ago
NYC politics

Hochul Pressured to Sign NY Bill Making Big Oil Pay for Climate Adaptation

Governor Hochul faces pressure to sign Climate Change Superfund Act to hold polluters accountable. [ more ]
moreclimate-change
#legislation
Streetsblog
2 months ago
NYC politics

Gov. Hochul Backs Red Light Camera Renewal - Streetsblog New York City

Gov. Hochul supports reauthorizing NYC's red light camera program while not explicitly advocating for an expansion. [ more ]
New York Post
4 months ago
Education

Albany's powers hold NYC kids hostage again in yet another mayoral-control drama

Lawmakers are considering ending mayoral control of NYC schools.
Governor Hochul proposed a four-year extension of mayoral control to end political games. [ more ]
New York Post
6 months ago
NYC politics

Albany Dems to push bill filling lobbying loophole after Hochul veto

Democrats plan to reintroduce a bill to close a loophole that allows anonymous funding of lobbying campaigns for state posts.
The new version of the bill will not apply retroactively, increasing the chance of approval by Governor Hochul. [ more ]
Streetsblog
2 months ago
NYC politics

Gov. Hochul Backs Red Light Camera Renewal - Streetsblog New York City

Gov. Hochul supports reauthorizing NYC's red light camera program while not explicitly advocating for an expansion. [ more ]
New York Post
4 months ago
Education

Albany's powers hold NYC kids hostage again in yet another mayoral-control drama

Lawmakers are considering ending mayoral control of NYC schools.
Governor Hochul proposed a four-year extension of mayoral control to end political games. [ more ]
New York Post
6 months ago
NYC politics

Albany Dems to push bill filling lobbying loophole after Hochul veto

Democrats plan to reintroduce a bill to close a loophole that allows anonymous funding of lobbying campaigns for state posts.
The new version of the bill will not apply retroactively, increasing the chance of approval by Governor Hochul. [ more ]
morelegislation
#sammys-law
Streetsblog
2 months ago
NYC politics

Friday's Headlines: Hochul Signs 'Sammy's Law' Edition - Streetsblog New York City

Gov. Hochul signed Sammy's Law, endorsing an extension of the city's red light camera program. [ more ]
Streetsblog
2 months ago
NYC politics

Behind the Scenes: How Gov. Hochul Got 'Sammy's Law' Over the Finish Line - Streetsblog New York City

New York City set its own speed limits with 'Sammy's Law' passing in the state budget, overcoming past obstacles for road safety. [ more ]
Streetsblog
2 months ago
NYC politics

Friday's Headlines: Hochul Signs 'Sammy's Law' Edition - Streetsblog New York City

Gov. Hochul signed Sammy's Law, endorsing an extension of the city's red light camera program. [ more ]
Streetsblog
2 months ago
NYC politics

Behind the Scenes: How Gov. Hochul Got 'Sammy's Law' Over the Finish Line - Streetsblog New York City

New York City set its own speed limits with 'Sammy's Law' passing in the state budget, overcoming past obstacles for road safety. [ more ]
moresammys-law
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
NYC politics

New York governor said Black kids in the Bronx do not know the word computer'

Governor Hochul faced criticism for implying Bronx Black children don't know computers, swiftly apologized. [ more ]
#new-york-state-budget
Intelligencer
2 months ago
NYC politics

Kathy Hochul's Show of Power

Governor Hochul asserts power and success in passing the significant New York state budget, prioritizing her policies effectively. [ more ]
Fingerlakes1.com
3 months ago
NYC politics

New York nears agreement on $237 billion budget: What's inside it? | Fingerlakes1.com

The New York state budget reached $237 billion, with significant investments in housing, education, and public safety. [ more ]
Intelligencer
2 months ago
NYC politics

Kathy Hochul's Show of Power

Governor Hochul asserts power and success in passing the significant New York state budget, prioritizing her policies effectively. [ more ]
Fingerlakes1.com
3 months ago
NYC politics

New York nears agreement on $237 billion budget: What's inside it? | Fingerlakes1.com

The New York state budget reached $237 billion, with significant investments in housing, education, and public safety. [ more ]
morenew-york-state-budget
www.nytimes.com
2 months ago
NYC politics

N.Y. Criminal Justice Group to Push for More Scrutiny of Judges

The Center for Community Alternatives is campaigning to improve the scrutiny of judicial nominees in New York, urging for nominees with sound judgment and integrity. [ more ]
#legislature
New York Post
2 months ago
New York City

Albany just chose to play politics with NYC schools - at our kids' expense

Gov. Hochul supports mayoral control of education system and aims to reauthorize it through budget negotiation. [ more ]
New York Post
4 months ago
NYC politics

Let there be light: NY taxpayers deserve transparency on the $230 billion budget

Good-government groups advocate for more transparency in New York state budgeting process.
Budget details should be openly shared to empower New Yorkers and lawmakers. [ more ]
Cbsnews
4 weeks ago
NYC politics

Could the cost of congestion pricing come down? Gov. Hochul may be reconsidering $15 toll

Gov. Hochul is considering lowering the proposed $15 congestion pricing fee for Manhattan's Central Business District. [ more ]
New York Post
2 months ago
New York City

Albany just chose to play politics with NYC schools - at our kids' expense

Gov. Hochul supports mayoral control of education system and aims to reauthorize it through budget negotiation. [ more ]
New York Post
4 months ago
NYC politics

Let there be light: NY taxpayers deserve transparency on the $230 billion budget

Good-government groups advocate for more transparency in New York state budgeting process.
Budget details should be openly shared to empower New Yorkers and lawmakers. [ more ]
Cbsnews
4 weeks ago
NYC politics

Could the cost of congestion pricing come down? Gov. Hochul may be reconsidering $15 toll

Gov. Hochul is considering lowering the proposed $15 congestion pricing fee for Manhattan's Central Business District. [ more ]
morelegislature
Time Out New York
2 months ago
NYC politics

Here's how to tell if your weed dispensary has a license

New York cracking down on unlicensed marijuana stores. [ more ]
New York Post
3 months ago
NYC politics

Hochul wins fight to create anti-mob group aimed at NYC waterfront

Gov. Hochul is creating a new waterfront commission to combat mob corruption and revitalize port business. [ more ]
www.amny.com
3 months ago
NYC politics

A win' is a win? Hochul defends Good Cause' protections in state budget amid tenant advocate criticism | amNewYork

Gov. Hochul defended watered-down Good Cause Eviction legislation in the state budget deal, claiming it provides stronger tenant protections [ more ]
#state-budget
www.amny.com
3 months ago
NYC politics

Gov. Hochul indicates her proposed school aid changes won't be in state budget, but plans to revisit next year | amNewYork

Changes to New York's public school funding formula delayed to next year's budget.
Proposal to alter distribution of public school funding, known as Foundation Aid, on hold for now. [ more ]
www.amny.com
3 months ago
NYC politics

State budget: Housing, preschool and more on City Council's wishlist for funding from Albany as April 1 deadline looms | amNewYork

City Council outlines wishlist for Fiscal Year 2025 state budget including housing reforms and education funding.
Support for housing construction backed by Mayor Adams and Governor Hochul expressed by City Council. [ more ]
New York Post
4 months ago
NYC politics

Defend your Medicaid and school-aid cuts, Gov. Hochul

Governor Hochul aims to rein in spending, while the Legislature prioritizes maintaining funding for special interests.
Medicaid and school aid are major spending categories, with rising costs and opposition to cuts. [ more ]
www.amny.com
3 months ago
NYC politics

Gov. Hochul indicates her proposed school aid changes won't be in state budget, but plans to revisit next year | amNewYork

Changes to New York's public school funding formula delayed to next year's budget.
Proposal to alter distribution of public school funding, known as Foundation Aid, on hold for now. [ more ]
www.amny.com
3 months ago
NYC politics

State budget: Housing, preschool and more on City Council's wishlist for funding from Albany as April 1 deadline looms | amNewYork

City Council outlines wishlist for Fiscal Year 2025 state budget including housing reforms and education funding.
Support for housing construction backed by Mayor Adams and Governor Hochul expressed by City Council. [ more ]
New York Post
4 months ago
NYC politics

Defend your Medicaid and school-aid cuts, Gov. Hochul

Governor Hochul aims to rein in spending, while the Legislature prioritizes maintaining funding for special interests.
Medicaid and school aid are major spending categories, with rising costs and opposition to cuts. [ more ]
morestate-budget
#nyc-marathon
Brooklyn Eagle
3 months ago
Running

Governor orders transit agency to drop bid to charge NYC Marathon $750K for use of Verrazzano bridge

Governor halted $750,000 fee on NYC Marathon for bridge use
Encouragement for alternative revenue generation for mass transit [ more ]
News 12 - Long Island
3 months ago
Running

Governor orders transit agency to drop bid to charge NYC Marathon $750K for use of Verrazzano bridge

Governor Hochul orders transit agency to drop $750,000 fee on NYC Marathon for bridge use.
Encouragement for finding alternate ways to support mass transit, like advertising on buses and trains. [ more ]
New York Post
3 months ago
Running

NY Gov. Kathy Hochul orders MTA to stand down over NYC Marathon $750K toll fight after Post report on 'cash grab' move

Gov. Hochul stopped MTA's $750,000 toll demand from NYC Marathon organizers due to public outcry.
MTA had been demanding toll revenue from NY Road Runners, threatening race participation if not paid. [ more ]
Brooklyn Eagle
3 months ago
Running

Governor orders transit agency to drop bid to charge NYC Marathon $750K for use of Verrazzano bridge

Governor halted $750,000 fee on NYC Marathon for bridge use
Encouragement for alternative revenue generation for mass transit [ more ]
News 12 - Long Island
3 months ago
Running

Governor orders transit agency to drop bid to charge NYC Marathon $750K for use of Verrazzano bridge

Governor Hochul orders transit agency to drop $750,000 fee on NYC Marathon for bridge use.
Encouragement for finding alternate ways to support mass transit, like advertising on buses and trains. [ more ]
New York Post
3 months ago
Running

NY Gov. Kathy Hochul orders MTA to stand down over NYC Marathon $750K toll fight after Post report on 'cash grab' move

Gov. Hochul stopped MTA's $750,000 toll demand from NYC Marathon organizers due to public outcry.
MTA had been demanding toll revenue from NY Road Runners, threatening race participation if not paid. [ more ]
morenyc-marathon
#earthquake
New York Post
3 months ago
NYC politics

Hochul dragged for calling NJ 'west of Manhattan' in earthquake statement

Governor Hochul failed to mention New Jersey in her announcement about the earthquake.
Social media users criticized Governor Hochul for omitting New Jersey from her statement. [ more ]
Brooklyn Paper
3 months ago
Brooklyn

BREAKING | 4.8 magnitude New Jersey earthquake rattles Brooklyn * Brooklyn Paper

4.8 magnitude earthquake in New Jersey felt throughout NYC.
Governor Hochul assessing impacts and providing updates on Twitter. [ more ]
HuffPost
3 months ago
NYC politics

Earthquake Centered Near New York City Rattles The Northeast

A magnitude 4.8 earthquake hit near New York City, felt by over 42 million people.
No major damage reported, but residents across the Northeast felt tremors in an unusual occurrence. [ more ]
New York Post
3 months ago
NYC politics

Hochul dragged for calling NJ 'west of Manhattan' in earthquake statement

Governor Hochul failed to mention New Jersey in her announcement about the earthquake.
Social media users criticized Governor Hochul for omitting New Jersey from her statement. [ more ]
Brooklyn Paper
3 months ago
Brooklyn

BREAKING | 4.8 magnitude New Jersey earthquake rattles Brooklyn * Brooklyn Paper

4.8 magnitude earthquake in New Jersey felt throughout NYC.
Governor Hochul assessing impacts and providing updates on Twitter. [ more ]
HuffPost
3 months ago
NYC politics

Earthquake Centered Near New York City Rattles The Northeast

A magnitude 4.8 earthquake hit near New York City, felt by over 42 million people.
No major damage reported, but residents across the Northeast felt tremors in an unusual occurrence. [ more ]
moreearthquake
Time Out New York
3 months ago
NYC politics

New Yorkers, brace yourselves for a "long duration storm system"

Governor Hochul issued a travel advisory due to heavy rain and wind gusts in parts of New York.
The advisory warns of flooding, wind gusts up to 50 mph, and potential power outages through tomorrow night. [ more ]
INQUISITR
3 months ago
NYC politics

Trump Shares Debunked Claim About NY Governor Hochul Being 'Asked to Leave' Slain NYPD Officer's Wake

Trump shared a fake news video on his Truth Social handle regarding Governor Hochul.
Trump's attendance at the wake of fallen officer caused media reactions and accusations of political exploitation. [ more ]
New York Post
3 months ago
NYC politics

Gov. Hochul, answer widow Stephanie Diller's question: When will you protect New Yorkers?

Hochul faced backlash at officer's wake
Calls for changes in bail laws [ more ]
Brooklyn Eagle
3 months ago
Brooklyn

SUNY Chancellor weighs in on vision for a stronger Downstate, built with community input

Downstate is NYC's only public academic medical center, facing disinvestment and financial crisis.
SUNY announced a plan with Governor Hochul to invest $300 million in capital funding and cover $200 million of annual operating deficit. [ more ]
Brooklyn Eagle
4 months ago
NYC politics

Legal advocates oppose $234M funding cut from public defense

Legal services organizations oppose redirecting $234 million from the Indigent Legal Services Fund to the general fund
Proposed budget cut from the ILSF could harm low-income residents dependent on public defense [ more ]
Secret NYC
4 months ago
Public health

You Can Now Get Birth Control Over The Counter In NY Pharmacies

New Yorkers can now get birth control over the counter without a prescription at NY pharmacies.
The order allows pharmacists to provide a year's supply of three different types of hormonal birth control. [ more ]
New York Post
4 months ago
NYC politics

NY lawmakers fight gov's plan to reform murky $6B Medicaid program: 'I don't know why Hochul hates me'

Lawmakers reject Gov. Hochul's Medicaid homecare reforms
CDPAP program lacks oversight leading to potential abuse [ more ]
#public-safety
www.nytimes.com
4 months ago
New York City

Man Shot in Head at Brooklyn Subway Station

A shooting occurred at the Hoyt-Schermerhorn subway station in Brooklyn during rush hour.
Governor Hochul deployed National Guard to address crime fears in the New York City subway system. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
4 months ago
New York City

Why the National Guard Can't Ease All Fears About Riding the Subway

Gov. Hochul deploy 1,000 National Guard and State Police to patrol NYC subway for safety.
Objective is deterrence and changing psychology around crime, despite recent violent incidents fueling pervasive fear among commuters. [ more ]
Time Out New York
4 months ago
NYC politics

National Guard members and police officers will start checking people's bags on the subway

Deployment of 1,000 personnel to patrol NYC subway
Prevention of weapons into subway system
New measures to enhance subway safety [ more ]
Hudson Valley Post
4 months ago
New York City

New York State Promotes 'Significant Progress Against Crime'

Governor Hochul focuses on crime reduction in New York State
Significant decrease in crime, gun seizures, and shooting incidents across various regions in New York State. [ more ]
Hellgatenyc
3 weeks ago
Coronavirus

Governor Hochul Abruptly Ends COVID Sick Leave for NY State Employees - Hell Gate

Governor Hochul proposed to end COVID sick days, but the repeal was delayed. State employees immediately lost COVID sick leave, potentially endangering public safety. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
4 months ago
New York City

Man Shot in Head at Brooklyn Subway Station

A shooting occurred at the Hoyt-Schermerhorn subway station in Brooklyn during rush hour.
Governor Hochul deployed National Guard to address crime fears in the New York City subway system. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
4 months ago
New York City

Why the National Guard Can't Ease All Fears About Riding the Subway

Gov. Hochul deploy 1,000 National Guard and State Police to patrol NYC subway for safety.
Objective is deterrence and changing psychology around crime, despite recent violent incidents fueling pervasive fear among commuters. [ more ]
Time Out New York
4 months ago
NYC politics

National Guard members and police officers will start checking people's bags on the subway

Deployment of 1,000 personnel to patrol NYC subway
Prevention of weapons into subway system
New measures to enhance subway safety [ more ]
Hudson Valley Post
4 months ago
New York City

New York State Promotes 'Significant Progress Against Crime'

Governor Hochul focuses on crime reduction in New York State
Significant decrease in crime, gun seizures, and shooting incidents across various regions in New York State. [ more ]
Hellgatenyc
3 weeks ago
Coronavirus

Governor Hochul Abruptly Ends COVID Sick Leave for NY State Employees - Hell Gate

Governor Hochul proposed to end COVID sick days, but the repeal was delayed. State employees immediately lost COVID sick leave, potentially endangering public safety. [ more ]
morepublic-safety
New York Post
4 months ago
NYC politics

Gov. Hochul should have stuck with her long guns on subway safety

Gov. Hochul banned National Guard from carrying rifles in subway oversight.
Hochul faces challenges in dealing with rising crime in subways due to lack of support from progressive Democrats. [ more ]
#national-guard-deployment
Newsmax
4 months ago
NYC politics

Hochul's National Guard Subway Deployment a 'Power Play'

Gov. Hochul deploying National Guard in NYC subway
Law enforcement experts criticize the move as a political stunt [ more ]
New York Post
4 months ago
NYC politics

Gov. Hochul sends in the troops: Letters to the Editor - March 9, 2024

Acknowledgment of subway crime crisis overdue
Calls for tougher laws and enforcement [ more ]
Intelligencer
4 months ago
NYC politics

Who Actually Likes Hochul's National Guard-in-Subways Plan?

Governor Hochul announces a five-point plan targeting transit crime, including cameras in conductor cabs and a proposed ban on violent offenders.
Controversy arises over the deployment of 1,000 law enforcement members for bag searches in subway stations, criticized for militarizing the subway and likened to stop-and-frisk policies. [ more ]
Newsmax
4 months ago
NYC politics

Hochul's National Guard Subway Deployment a 'Power Play'

Gov. Hochul deploying National Guard in NYC subway
Law enforcement experts criticize the move as a political stunt [ more ]
New York Post
4 months ago
NYC politics

Gov. Hochul sends in the troops: Letters to the Editor - March 9, 2024

Acknowledgment of subway crime crisis overdue
Calls for tougher laws and enforcement [ more ]
Intelligencer
4 months ago
NYC politics

Who Actually Likes Hochul's National Guard-in-Subways Plan?

Governor Hochul announces a five-point plan targeting transit crime, including cameras in conductor cabs and a proposed ban on violent offenders.
Controversy arises over the deployment of 1,000 law enforcement members for bag searches in subway stations, criticized for militarizing the subway and likened to stop-and-frisk policies. [ more ]
morenational-guard-deployment
www.amny.com
4 months ago
NYC politics

BREAKING: Hochul bringing National Guard into NYC subways as part of extensive transit crime battle plan | amNewYork

Over 1,000 law enforcement officials deployed in NYC subway system to combat crime
Governor Hochul announces multi-pronged plan to address transit crime [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
4 months ago
New York City

Hochul Pushes for Cannabis Crackdown to Get Some Teeth'

Illicit weed shops outnumber licensed ones in Manhattan.
Governor Hochul seeks to shut down unlicensed shops with new proposals. [ more ]
#new-york
KOMO
4 months ago
NYC politics

NY governor claims GOP 'broke' border: 'I'm putting them on notice'

Republicans blamed for migrant influx in New York by Gov. Kathy Hochul
New York Governor proposes fast-tracking immigrants' employment for government jobs. [ more ]
Secret NYC
7 months ago
NYC politics

NYC To Raise Minimum Wage To $16 In The New Year

Minimum wage in NYC, Long Island, and Westchester will increase by $1 per hour starting January 1, 2024.
Minimum wage will continue to increase by $0.50 in 2025 and 2026 before being indexed to inflation in 2027. [ more ]
KOMO
4 months ago
NYC politics

NY governor claims GOP 'broke' border: 'I'm putting them on notice'

Republicans blamed for migrant influx in New York by Gov. Kathy Hochul
New York Governor proposes fast-tracking immigrants' employment for government jobs. [ more ]
Secret NYC
7 months ago
NYC politics

NYC To Raise Minimum Wage To $16 In The New Year

Minimum wage in NYC, Long Island, and Westchester will increase by $1 per hour starting January 1, 2024.
Minimum wage will continue to increase by $0.50 in 2025 and 2026 before being indexed to inflation in 2027. [ more ]
morenew-york
#housing-crisis
BKReader
4 months ago
Brooklyn

Housing Boom Starts in Polluted Gowanus

Construction of 5,300 housing units, including 1,400 affordable units, in Gowanus area initiated.
Residents concerned about pollution and flooding risks in the Gowanus area amidst the housing development boom. [ more ]
POLITICO
6 months ago
NYC politics

Hochul talks 2024 priorities in NY, but refrains from new plans for migrant, housing woes

Governor Hochul's speech and policy proposals largely repeated ideas that have already been unveiled or supported by previous administrations.
She emphasized the need to make New York more affordable and safe, focusing on issues that have resonated with voters in recent years. [ more ]
BKReader
4 months ago
Brooklyn

Housing Boom Starts in Polluted Gowanus

Construction of 5,300 housing units, including 1,400 affordable units, in Gowanus area initiated.
Residents concerned about pollution and flooding risks in the Gowanus area amidst the housing development boom. [ more ]
POLITICO
6 months ago
NYC politics

Hochul talks 2024 priorities in NY, but refrains from new plans for migrant, housing woes

Governor Hochul's speech and policy proposals largely repeated ideas that have already been unveiled or supported by previous administrations.
She emphasized the need to make New York more affordable and safe, focusing on issues that have resonated with voters in recent years. [ more ]
morehousing-crisis
New York Post
5 months ago
NYC politics

Gov. Hochul has no excuse for resorting to shady budget tricks

Gov. Hochul's proposed budget excludes billions in state outlays from oversight, raising concerns about lack of transparency and accountability.
Comptroller DiNapoli raises alarms about Hochul's potential $3.3 billion 'pay-to-play pot of money' and restrictions on oversight, urging debt reform. [ more ]
The Hill
5 months ago
NYC politics

Hochul tells NY businesses not to fear about Trump verdict: 'Nothing to worry about'

Governor Hochul reassures NY business owners after Trump's penalty
Legal system ensures separation of powers in Trump case [ more ]
New York Post
5 months ago
NYC politics

Hochul apologizes for saying 'there would be no Canada' if it attacked Buffalo like Hamas attacked Israel

Governor Hochul regrets implying Israel justified in destroying Gaza after Hamas attack.
Hochul emphasizes support for Israel's right to self-defense while advocating for avoiding civilian casualties and increasing humanitarian aid to Gaza. [ more ]
Brooklyn Eagle
5 months ago
NYC politics

Gov. Hochul reinstates $100M to IOLA Fund after legal community backlash

Gov. Hochul restored $100M to fund for low-income civil legal services after lobbying.
The NYSBA praised the decision, emphasizing the critical need for funding for New Yorkers in legal crises. [ more ]
New York Post
5 months ago
NYC politics

Criminal charges for NY toll cheaters: Letters to the Editor - Jan. 24, 2024

Gov. Hochul wants to classify congestion toll cheating as a Class A misdemeanor.
Critics argue that this move is draconian and punishes drivers for the farebeating problem on the subway. [ more ]
New York Post
6 months ago
NYC politics

Self-proclaimed Bills fan Gov. Hochul to hold posh NYC fundraiser instead of attending team's NFL playoff game

Taylor Swift may attend the Buffalo Bills' playoff game, while Governor Hochul will be hosting a fundraiser in Manhattan.
Some upstate polls accuse Hochul of abandoning her roots and pandering to New York City. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
6 months ago
NYC politics

5 Takeaways From Hochul's State of the State Address

Gov. Kathy Hochul focused on crime prevention in her State of the State address, emphasizing the need for early intervention to address mental health problems.
Hochul prioritized affordable housing but acknowledged the opposition she faced last year and did not mention taxing the rich to address the budget crisis. [ more ]
New York Post
6 months ago
NYC politics

NY lawmakers head back to Albany for 2024 session - as tensions simmer with Gov. Hochul

Tensions between Governor Kathy Hochul and state legislators have resurfaced after Hochul vetoed several bills, sparking a combative atmosphere.
Governor Hochul's push for major action on housing is expected to cause further tension with the legislature. [ more ]
New York Post
7 months ago
NYC politics

Hochul shies from calling out New York's central education scandal

New York State Education Department is facing criticism for delaying the release of standardized test data.
Governor Hochul deflects responsibility for the delay, shifting the blame to the State Education Department. [ more ]
#new-york-city
New York Post
7 months ago
NYC politics

Schumer, Jeffries, Gillibrand and Biden stand by as migrants drive NYC into bankruptcy - call them out, Mayor Adams!

Mayor Eric Adams needs to address the migrant crisis and find solutions for New Yorkers
Albany and Governor Hochul also need to take responsibility for financially struggling cities including New York City [ more ]
BKReader
1 month ago
Brooklyn

Governor May Delay Congestion Pricing

Governor Hochul is considering delaying NYC's congestion pricing plan due to concerns about timing. [ more ]
QNS
1 month ago
NYC politics

'Why people don't trust politicians,' Queens pols react to Hochul's congestion pricing snafu - QNS

Congestion pricing in New York City paused indefinitely by Governor Hochul, surprising many stakeholders. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
2 weeks ago
NYC politics

Hochul Is Pressed to Resurrect Congestion Pricing With Lower Toll

State lawmakers urge Gov. Hochul to continue New York City's congestion pricing but at a lower cost. [ more ]
Hellgatenyc
3 weeks ago
NYC politics

MTA Board to Governor Hochul: We're Ready for Congestion Pricing Whenever You Stop Holding It Hostage - Hell Gate

The MTA board voted in favor of implementing congestion pricing despite Governor Hochul's pause, affirming commitment to the plan. [ more ]
theweek
4 weeks ago
NYC politics

Congestion charging in NYC: a dream that died

New York City's congestion charging plan was halted, impacting efforts to improve the city's infrastructure and reduce traffic and pollution. [ more ]
New York Post
7 months ago
NYC politics

Schumer, Jeffries, Gillibrand and Biden stand by as migrants drive NYC into bankruptcy - call them out, Mayor Adams!

Mayor Eric Adams needs to address the migrant crisis and find solutions for New Yorkers
Albany and Governor Hochul also need to take responsibility for financially struggling cities including New York City [ more ]
BKReader
1 month ago
Brooklyn

Governor May Delay Congestion Pricing

Governor Hochul is considering delaying NYC's congestion pricing plan due to concerns about timing. [ more ]
QNS
1 month ago
NYC politics

'Why people don't trust politicians,' Queens pols react to Hochul's congestion pricing snafu - QNS

Congestion pricing in New York City paused indefinitely by Governor Hochul, surprising many stakeholders. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
2 weeks ago
NYC politics

Hochul Is Pressed to Resurrect Congestion Pricing With Lower Toll

State lawmakers urge Gov. Hochul to continue New York City's congestion pricing but at a lower cost. [ more ]
Hellgatenyc
3 weeks ago
NYC politics

MTA Board to Governor Hochul: We're Ready for Congestion Pricing Whenever You Stop Holding It Hostage - Hell Gate

The MTA board voted in favor of implementing congestion pricing despite Governor Hochul's pause, affirming commitment to the plan. [ more ]
theweek
4 weeks ago
NYC politics

Congestion charging in NYC: a dream that died

New York City's congestion charging plan was halted, impacting efforts to improve the city's infrastructure and reduce traffic and pollution. [ more ]
morenew-york-city
New York Post
7 months ago
New York City

Dems ready to nominate ex-Rep. Tom Suozzi to take back expelled Santos' seat

Former Congressman Tom Suozzi is likely to be nominated by the Democratic Party to run in the special election to replace expelled Rep. George Santos.
Governor Hochul supports Suozzi's bid despite him running against her in a previous primary campaign. [ more ]
#congestion-pricing
www.nytimes.com
1 month ago
NYC politics

How Governor Hochul Decided to Kill Congestion Pricing in New York

Gov. Hochul faced backlash for scrapping congestion pricing plan without public input. [ more ]
Brooklyn Eagle
1 month ago
NYC politics

Governor delays start of congestion pricing toll plan

Governor Hochul postpones congestion pricing tolling plan indefinitely for NYC's financial recovery from the pandemic. [ more ]
www.amny.com
1 month ago
NYC politics

Hochul, Albany lawmakers scramble to find new funding stream for MTA after pausing congestion pricing | amNewYork

Governor Hochul paused congestion pricing, prompting the search for new MTA funding streams, impacting capital projects and prompting revenue discussions. [ more ]
Streetsblog
1 month ago
NYC politics

City Officials Demand Congestion Pricing Despite Eric Adams's Deference to Hochul - Streetsblog New York City

City officials push for the original congestion pricing plan despite Mayor Adams's support for Governor Hochul's reversal. [ more ]
Intelligencer
1 month ago
NYC politics

Kathy Hochul's Last-Minute Congestion Pricing Flip-flop

Governor Hochul unexpectedly halts the NYC congestion pricing program, citing potential negative impacts on residents. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
1 month ago
NYC politics

Does Gov. Hochul, a Buffalo Native, Really Get New York City?

Governor Hochul focused on upstate projects over NYC needs, causing political tension with her sudden delay of congestion pricing. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
1 month ago
NYC politics

How Governor Hochul Decided to Kill Congestion Pricing in New York

Gov. Hochul faced backlash for scrapping congestion pricing plan without public input. [ more ]
Brooklyn Eagle
1 month ago
NYC politics

Governor delays start of congestion pricing toll plan

Governor Hochul postpones congestion pricing tolling plan indefinitely for NYC's financial recovery from the pandemic. [ more ]
www.amny.com
1 month ago
NYC politics

Hochul, Albany lawmakers scramble to find new funding stream for MTA after pausing congestion pricing | amNewYork

Governor Hochul paused congestion pricing, prompting the search for new MTA funding streams, impacting capital projects and prompting revenue discussions. [ more ]
Streetsblog
1 month ago
NYC politics

City Officials Demand Congestion Pricing Despite Eric Adams's Deference to Hochul - Streetsblog New York City

City officials push for the original congestion pricing plan despite Mayor Adams's support for Governor Hochul's reversal. [ more ]
Intelligencer
1 month ago
NYC politics

Kathy Hochul's Last-Minute Congestion Pricing Flip-flop

Governor Hochul unexpectedly halts the NYC congestion pricing program, citing potential negative impacts on residents. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
1 month ago
NYC politics

Does Gov. Hochul, a Buffalo Native, Really Get New York City?

Governor Hochul focused on upstate projects over NYC needs, causing political tension with her sudden delay of congestion pricing. [ more ]
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Time Out New York
1 month ago
Marketing

TikTok and Instagram might soon look very different for NYC teens

Governor Hochul aims to ban addictive feeds on social media platforms to protect youth from mental health impacts. [ more ]
Time Out New York
1 month ago
NYC politics

Here's why officials paused the Manhattan congestion pricing plan "indefinitely"

Governor Hochul paused Manhattan congestion pricing plan, citing economic concerns and potential unintended consequences. [ more ]
BKReader
5 days ago
Brooklyn

Governor Begins Listening Tour Tackling Smartphone Use in Schools

Governor Hochul is starting a listening tour to address smartphone use in schools, aiming to develop effective solutions for mental health and academic success. [ more ]
Brooklyn Eagle
2 weeks ago
NYC politics

Hochul confirms 2026 Governor run

Governor Hochul plans to run for re-election in 2026 with Lt. Gov. Antonio Delgado as her running mate. [ more ]
Brooklyn Eagle
3 weeks ago
Brooklyn

Governor: Insurers barred from making inquiries or decisions based on a building's affordable-housing status

Insurance Circular Letter prohibits discrimination based on affordable housing status or tenant income sources. [ more ]
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