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‘The Democratic Party in New York Is a Disaster’
After losing crucial seats in the congressional midterms, a bitter civil war over the moribund state organization has spilled into the open.
Why New York State Insists That the Penn Station Area Is ‘Blighted’
The designation gives Gov. Kathy Hochul authority to transform the Manhattan neighborhood and build 10 skyscrapers there. A lawsuit is challenging her claim.
Women Are on the March
Fewer men are filling governors’ mansions. Not few enough.
Hochul’s Big Choice: Picking New York’s Most Powerful Judge
The Court of Appeals shifted to the right under the polarizing leadership of Chief Judge Janet DiFiore. Democrats hope the governor’s nominee to replace her will move it to the left.
A Times Square Hotel Was Set To Become Affordable Housing. Then the Union Stepped In.
An influential hotel workers’ union is flexing its power at a key moment in the city’s recovery, affecting major projects from casinos to homeless shelters.
How a Lobbying Blitz Made Sports Betting Ubiquitous
The gambling industry and its allies got their way with lawmakers after showering them with donations, gifts and dubious arguments.
New York City, Once a Minimum Wage Leader, Now Lags Behind
As inflation has surged, other cities have vaulted past New York’s $15 minimum wage, considered a trailblazer only a few years ago.
Cuomo, Once New York’s No. 1 Democrat, Is Doing Little to Help His Party
Former Gov. Andrew Cuomo vowed to financially support like-minded Democrats, but as his party battles to retain power, a promised super PAC has not materialized.
The Woman Who Faced New Yorkers’ Wrath Over the MTA
As the authority’s first “chief customer officer,” Ms. Meyer worked to connect the public with the transit system’s overseers.
In His Podcast, Andrew Cuomo Seeks Absolution Without Apology
The former governor, who resigned after accusations of sexual harassment, ushers in his new podcast in the month that marks five years after the #MeToo movement began.
Cuomo’s Next Steps Include a Podcast and a PAC
The former governor, who resigned after sexual harassment allegations, said he would start a podcast, a gun-safety project and a political action committee.
Gov. Kathy Hochul Seeks Donations From Cuomo Appointees
Gov. Kathy Hochul’s campaign says contributions from board and commission members and their families are fair game because she did not appoint them.
Manhattan Has a Glut of Empty Offices. Hochul Wants to Build More.
Despite near record-high office vacancies, Gov. Kathy Hochul has backed a real estate project at the New York transit hub that would be one of the largest in American history.
Cuomo Can Keep $5.1 Million in Covid Book Money, Judge Says
Ex-Gov. Andrew Cuomo prevailed in his lawsuit against a state ethics panel, which had sought to force him to turn over the proceeds.
What to Know About Penn Station’s $7 Billion Redevelopment Plan
The project promises to update the notorious eyesore but critics of the plan are concerned about the cost.
New York’s Top Judge, Janet DiFiore, to Step Down
Judge Janet DiFiore, after more than six years on the court, and whose legacy includes a sweeping opinion on gerrymandering, will leave her post at the end of August.
What a New Supreme Court Review May Mean for Albany’s Culture of Graft
Joseph Percoco and Alain Kaloyeros, former aides to Andrew Cuomo, could benefit if the court is more skeptical of what constitutes a bribe.
N.Y. Governor Candidates Flood the Airwaves With $20 Million in Ads
With the June 28 primary fast approaching, candidates for governor are spending big to get their message out to voters.
Why New York City Traffic Cameras Are Off When Drivers Speed the Most
As traffic deaths rise in the city, the State Legislature still has the final say on new safety measures, even decreeing when school speed cameras can operate.
In London, a Long-Awaited High-Speed Train Is Ready to Roll
The Elizabeth line, 13 years in the making, will soon uncoil under central London with cathedral-like stations and roomy cars. Its managers say it’s a testament to the power of public transportation.
What Kathy Hochul, New York’s Governor, Has to Prove
Sex scandals, harassment, bullying, bribery. Can New York’s first female governor change the state’s political culture?
Cuomo Sues Ethics Panel to Block It From Seizing Book Profits
The lawsuit is the latest example of Andrew Cuomo’s aggressive stance as he returns to public life seven months after resigning as New Yorks governor.
Two Years Later, New York City’s Lessons from the Pandemic
The city was slow to react, and the vaccine rollout was flawed. Poor neighborhoods still need help. But shutdowns and mandates saved lives.
How Kathy Griffin Survived Cancer and Cancellation
The comedian explains why she “takes umbrage” with the term “cancellation,” and how her career still hasn’t fully recovered.
Chris Cuomo Seeks $125 Million From CNN
Mr. Cuomo’s lawyers claim the money is owed to him for wrongful termination.
Health Agency Under Cuomo ‘Misled the Public’ on Nursing Home Deaths
The New York State Health Department presented nursing home data that concealed the deaths of 4,100 people, according to an audit by the state comptroller.
There Are Almost Too Many Things to Worry About
They range from tragedy to farce, with no end in sight.
Andrew Cuomo as Comeback Kid? Oh, No!
Things could always be worse on the governor front.
Cuomo Re-emerges and Blames ‘Cancel Culture’ for His Fall
Andrew Cuomo, the ex-governor of New York, said in a speech at a Black church that he wanted to “tell my truth.”
Andrew Cuomo TV Ad Recasts Him as a Victim of Politics
Andrew Cuomo’s still-active campaign spent $369,000 to recast the sexual harassment case against him, pushing a narrative that he was driven out of office by “political attacks.”
CNN’s Gollust Discussed Interview Topics With Gov. Cuomo, Probe Found
An internal investigation found that a top executive, Allison Gollust, had extensive communications with then-Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
Cuomo and Top Aide Sued by Trooper Over Sexual Harassment Accusations
Lawyers for Andrew Cuomo and Melissa DeRosa said the suit, which accuses them of discrimination and retaliation, was meritless.
Letitia James Doesn’t Need to Run for Governor to Grab the Spotlight
Ms. James, the New York attorney general, highlighted her work on matters related to former President Donald J. Trump as she accepted a nomination for re-election.
Jeff Zucker’s Downfall at CNN Was Months in the Making
The network’s top-rated host and its president were forced out following ethical lapses, an office romance and a letter from a lawyer for “Jane Doe.”
Jeff Zucker Didn’t Save Democracy
But some unheroic realism from Republicans just might.
How the Fallout From Andrew Cuomo’s Resignation Spread to Jeff Zucker
Chris Cuomo and Mr. Zucker, the former CNN president, are among those whose careers have suffered in the year since the former governor was first accused of sexual harassment.
Why These Women Are Determined to Clear Andrew Cuomo’s Name
Five months after Andrew Cuomo’s resignation, a small army of ardent loyalists is donating money and swarming social media to support the former governor.
Andrew Cuomo Avoids Sex-Crime Charges in All 5 Inquiries
There was insufficient evidence to charge Mr. Cuomo, the former governor of New York, with a crime in Oswego County, the prosecutor announced on Monday.
Cuomo Has $16 Million in Campaign Cash and No Campaign. What Now?
The former governor still has a big war chest even as he faces large legal bills.
An Emboldened Cuomo Takes Swings at Accusers and Investigators
“He can’t move on,” Andrew Cuomo’s lawyer said, attacking the credibility of some of the women who accused the former governor of sexual harassment.
Andrew Cuomo’s Groping Charge Is Dismissed
A brief court appearance brought to a close one of the most serious legal threats the former governor faced over the sexual harassment allegations that led to his resignation.
Will Cuomo Try to Make a Comeback?
Recent decisions by prosecutors to not pursue criminal charges against ex-Gov. Andrew Cuomo may fuel his interest in re-entering public life.
Cuomo Will Not Be Prosecuted in Groping Case, Albany D.A. Says
The district attorney described the woman who said former Gov. Andrew Cuomo had groped her as “credible,” but added that proving her allegation would be difficult.
M.T.A. Watchdog Is Named Top Deputy in U.S. Attorney’s Office
Carolyn Pokorny, who also served as a special counsel to Gov. Andrew Cuomo, moves to the Brooklyn federal prosecutor’s office.
Why the Attorney General Stalled a Move to Collect Cuomo’s Book Profits
A state ethics panel said the former governor had to turn over an estimated $5.1 million in proceeds. Not so fast, the attorney general responded.
As the Mayor Promised Millions for New Monuments, Old Ones Crumbled
Without dedicated funding for conservation, many of New York City’s public memorials and artworks are decaying from neglect.
Second N.Y. Prosecutor Declines to Seek Criminal Charges Against Cuomo
Allegations that two women made against the former governor were credible, the Westchester County district attorney said, but she said that his conduct was not criminal.
Prosecutor Won’t Charge Cuomo Over Trooper’s Sexual Harassment Claim
The acting Nassau County district attorney said the allegations were “credible” and “deeply troubling” but not criminal under New York law.