Illegal Evictions Are Rising Across The State, But Landlords Rarely Face Consequences
There’s a growing trend of landlords changing locks and shutting off utilities to get tenants out without going to court, tenant organizers say.
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The governor’s team coordinated meetings between her failed chief judge nominee and Senate Republicans in the days before a key committee vote, emails show.
Formerly incarcerated "peers" offer drug counseling to people in county jails — when they can get in.
A new bill would subject the state prison system to independent oversight for sexual assault complaints. The Senate has two weeks to bring it to a floor vote.
Some counties pay social services workers so little, the people who administer benefits end up applying themselves.
Biofuels, hydrogen, carbon capture, and nuclear: These are some of the technologies that will be on the table as New York weighs how to clean up its grid over the next 17 years.
While the governor awaits guidance from the federal government, thousands of undocumented New Yorkers can’t afford to go to the doctor.
“It’s done. It’s not happening,” an Assembly source told New York Focus. Lawmakers are poised to reject measures to boost housing supply and protect renters.
Democratic Assembly leaders refused to entertain the governor’s primary tactic to achieve housing growth and affordability.