Politics

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Just How Good Is Gun Control in New York?

In the era of mass shootings, we may be lucky to have some of the strictest gun laws in the nation, but there’s a clear upstate/downstate divide.

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The End of Fossil Fuels in New York?

New York lawmakers have passed the most ambitious climate plan in the country. But how will we get to net-zero emissions by 2050? TBD.

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Green Gold Rush

With a crowded field of groups each pushing their agenda, comprehensive cannabis legalization in New York falters.

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The Rent Is Too Damn High

New legislation allows municipalities across the state to opt in to rent stabilization laws

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Justice Delayed, Not Denied

Luis Martinez is an Undocumented Immigrant. But a Judge in the Southern District of New York Ruled that Everyone on American Soil Has a Right to Justice.

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Our Aging Infrastructure: Peril and Opportunity

As a nation, we’re not doing very well at keeping our systems running. Here's why.

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Undocumented in the Hudson Valley: The Luis Martinez Story

He's an employer, father, husband, and community member. Why is ICE threatening to deport this man?

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Hudson Valley Abortion Rights at the Crossroads

What does this historic moment for abortion rights in the US and New York State mean for residents of the Hudson Valley?

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ICE in the Hudson Valley

The escalating bitterness of the national debate on immigration and recent crackdowns by ICE have caused public outcries in communities where immigrants live and work.