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Tax Reform Truth Is Hard To Come By In Albany

Millions of New Yorkers are now receiving bigger paychecks as a direct result of federal tax reform, yet Gov. Cuomo has doubled-down on a misleading campaign based on fear rather than facts. Over the past several weeks, the governor hasnít missed an...

February 16, 2018
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Illegal Signs Defy Logic, Defy Laws, Defy Taxpayers

The governorís illegal, unnecessary, and now-infamous highway road signs are no longer merely a point of controversy. They are now costing New York millions in funding during one of the tightest budget years in recent memory. Since 2013, Gov. Cuomo...

February 9, 2018
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Tablet Technology Is Coming To State Prisons

The legislative hearing to review the public protection components of the governorís Executive Budget began at 9:30 a.m., Tuesday and didnít end until approximately 10:30 p.m. Tucked inside more than 13 hours of testimony was a proposal that drew...

February 2, 2018
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Domestic Violence Crisis Requires Diverse Solutions

The trauma of domestic violence is invasive and can last a lifetime. It requires immediate action on community, legislative and judicial levels. Last fall, the Assembly Minority Conference brought together victims, advocates, service providers and...

January 26, 2018
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SAFE Act Deadline Causing Concerns Across NY

When the SAFE Act was passed in 2013, few expected its implementation to go smoothly. The secretive and offensive process by which the bill was rammed through the Legislature was only the beginning of the issues to come. Today, localities around the...

January 19, 2018
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