New York Focus reviewed financial disclosures, county mortgage records, real estate databases, and Board of Elections data to determine which legislators own property. Legislators who own investment property or whose spouses own property were classified as homeowners. Legislators who do not own property and whose spouses do not own property were classified as renters, though some may live with family members.
Men locked up in the Broome County jail describe an opioid treatment program so shoddy, they risk withdrawal, relapse, and overdose.
A group of Manhattan Democrats wants to force County Leader Keith Wright to choose between working for the party and working for a lobbying firm.
A major wind and solar developer is defecting from industry ranks, arguing the state shouldn’t bail out struggling projects.
The mayor is putting New York City’s landmark climate and jobs law in jeopardy, our columnist argues.
In California, getting labor on board was essential to addressing the housing crisis. In New York, unions say the governor has barely tried.
At a heated town meeting, a resident warned “pedophiles or criminals” would move into new housing.