State of the State 2023
While Gov. Kathy Hochul's State of the State speech addressed key issues affecting New Yorkers, some feel the solutions fell short. In her speech, Hochul spoke about building more housing to combat the housing crisis, ... more
Should tuition tick upward at SUNY and CUNY schools? Governor Kathy Hochul is calling for 'modest' increases for the state's public colleges and universities. It's a move that's opposed by the organization that represents students ... more
Hochul lays out plan to modify bail policies in New York: Will it be enough? Will lawmakers support it?
Governor Kathy Hochul has proposed amending the state's controversial bail law to make it easier for judges to keep people accused of certain crimes behind bars. The proposal would eliminate the “least restrictive means” standard ... more
How will NY Housing Compact solve ‘crisis’ in Upstate New York? Rents are up 60%, while home prices are 80% higher
Upstate New York has a housing crisis. Home prices have skyrocketed nearly 80% and rents have increased as much as 60%. And those are just averages. How does the state's new plan address the issues ... more