New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and Police Commissioner James O’Neill announce a new policy to reduce unnecessary marijuana arrests.
New York City will replace marijuana possession arrests with summonses, but blacks and Latinos will still bear the brunt.
U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen defends the Trump administration's policy of separating migrant children from their parents during the White House's daily press briefing on June 18.
Rep. Peter King is the only one to call for an end to the controversial practice.
Former New York City Councilmember Annabel Palma filled-in for Rep. Joe Crowley at last night's Congressional primary debate with Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.
Annabel Palma was ranked the fifth-worst council member in 2016 by City & State.
An aerial view of the Capitol in Albany
Republicans lack the leverage – and Democrats lack the incentive.
An asylum-seeking migrant from Central America holds a child while peering through the border wall in Tijuana, Mexico.
The federal government is placing newly unaccompanied minors in residential programs.
Assemblywoman Rodneyse Bichotte
I went to LaGuardia because I feared the admissions test was culturally biased.
Jose Peralta
The state senator emphasizes his experience as he seeks re-election.
New York State Capitol building
“I know of nothing to breathe life into these bills, but it’s only Monday.”