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What To Watch For In November’s Elections

Will Hudson Valley Democrats be able to hang on to the ground they gained in 2018? We look at what's happening in New York's 19th Congressional district and some interesting races in the state legislature.

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A Hopeful, Progressive Bid for the Catskills’ 102nd District

Progressive activist Betsy Kraat believes in universal health care, marijuana reform, tenant protections, and restrictions on STRs. Can she unseat freshman Assemblyman Chris Tague this fall?

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In Mask Law Reform, New York Grapples with the Weight of Protest History

The state Legislature voted last week to repeal an old law outlawing face masks that dates to the 19th-century Anti-Rent Wars. The timing is conspicuous.

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Hudson Valley Political Events ‘Zoombombed’ With Racist Comments, Child Pornography

Virtual town halls by Rockland County Congressional candidates Mondaire Jones and Evelyn Farkas were targeted by online trolls last week.

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Hudson’s New Mayor Combines the Past and Future

Newly elected Kamal Johnson discusses rent stabilization, partnering with developers, and how the waterfront city has changed since his childhood.

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Rent Control’s First Test in the Hudson Valley

A housing vacancy study found that Kington is not eligible to opt in to the Emergency Tenant Protection Act. What do the results mean for other cities?

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What the Splintering Democratic Vote Might Mean for New York

A year after updating its antiquated voting laws, the state could have a larger-than-usual role in the 2020 election.

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Andrew Yang’s Last Stand

The New Paltz resident is staking his long-shot presidential bid on the New Hampshire primary. If he fails, what’s next?

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The Trials of Nicole Addimando

The case of a Poughkeepsie woman convicted of killing her partner will test New York’s new sentencing guidelines for victims of abuse.