Until New York reforms its own voting process, state officials have no legitimate argument to make against conservative state legislatures taking advantage of the Supreme Court ruling.Read more »
Whatever your party preferences, here's what you need to know before you head to the New York presidential primaries next Tuesday.Read more »
The minimum wage has actually lost purchasing power in recent decades, resulting in much undue strain on workers. Indexing the minimum wage to inflation and a city’s cost of living can drastically reduce this stress, and help eliminate a metric where America lags behind its Western counterparts.Read more »
New York State needs to support the victims of some of the most heinous crimes imaginable by reforming the statute of limitation and providing greater resources for the abused.Read more »
Like Bernie, we know that if we’re going to win, we’ll have to do it together.Read more »
If states are the ‘laboratories of democracy,’ as former Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis has said, then New York’s 2016 budget is an experiment with nationwide implications.Read more »
A New York debate between the Democratic nominees is needed — not as a political gift to either candidate, but to give a voice to New Yorkers.Read more »
NYU students must do their part and raise awareness about the importance of clean water to every facet of our life.Read more »
New York State should follow Florida's example and amend their transparency laws.Read more »
Governor Cuomo spoke about climate change at an event at NYU on Friday evening.Read more »
Last month, New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced a settlement that banned tanning salons from displaying deceptive advertising about the false health benefits of using tanning beds. Although a sensible and warranted intervention, the act does not go far enough. Simply banning ...
New York State public schools are the most segregated in the nation, according to a report released on March 26. The report, published by the Civil Rights Project at the University of California, Los Angeles, says New York State public schools have held this record for many years. Gary Orfield, co-...