As book banning sparks outrage in schools and libraries, the censorship of classics like Native Son persists in New York prisons.
“During the course of slavery, the worst thing you could do was get caught reading a book.”
New York’s incarcerated population has been declining for decades. Why is it so hard for prison closures to keep pace?
Some Court of Appeals judges are far more likely to grant requests to hear appeals than others, a New York Focus analysis found.
Hochul’s budget would level off funding for addiction treatment — and use opioid settlement funds to fill the gaps.
The county is ready to restart real estate subsidies after a two-year pause. Residents fear it won’t fix their housing crisis.
Her administration says the fund won’t be harmed. Legal experts question whether she can take it at all.