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Tag: New York

Gun violence has dropped dramatically in 3 states with very different...

To have an honest, nonpartisan discussion about gun violence, we must look at what happened in New York, California, and Texas.

NY Assemblywoman indicted for multiple fraud schemes and obstruction of justice

Pamela Harris was recently charged with an 11-count indictment, including wire fraud, conspiracy to commit wire fraud, making false statements, bankruptcy fraud, witness tampering, and conspiracy to obstruct justice.

‘A major win for New Yorkers’: Court of appeals upholds state’s...

It would be unacceptable for a pipeline – or any project – to pollute our waters and undermine New Yorkers’ health and water resources.

New York is on the verge of major climate action –...

Lawmakers stalled as advocates pushed to get an ambitious climate bill through the state senate before the legislative session ended.

Cuomo wants to privatize Penn Station; that’s a bad Republican idea

It would be tragic if a “summer of hell” for New York commuters led to a lifetime of servitude to corporate interests.

Human Rights Watch fights to end child marriage in New York

Countries that no longer allow the marriage of a 14-year-old child include Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Iraq, Malawi, Nepal, Pakistan, South Sudan, Tanzania, and Zimbabwe.

Nation’s largest offshore wind farm gets green light

In this new era, we'll need this state leadership more than ever.

8 states that made 2016 a huge year for clean energy

These victories—many of them bipartisan—across the country give hope for 2017.

Former police chief sentenced to prison for assaulting handcuffed man

U.S. District Judge Leonard Wexler referred to the former police chief as a “dictator.”


Former CIA Director attacks President Trump on Twitter

"You may scapegoat Andy McCabe, but you will not destroy America… America will triumph over you.”

The mad king

Who knows what a mad king will do when no adults remain to supervise him?

A 2 percent financial wealth tax would provide a $12,000 annual stipend to every...

It's not hard to envision the benefits in work opportunities, stress reduction, child care, entrepreneurial activity, and artistic pursuits for American households with an...

The two-party system is facing its biggest challenge in 70 years

From Maine to Missouri, states are bucking the establishment to push radical electoral reforms.

US doubles down as empire declines

U.S. global dominance is coming to an end. The issue is how will it end?