Legislative Gazette video produced by Emily Ohlhoff and Austin Fearnley Green gubernatorial candidate Howie Hawkins wants to tax the rich to pay for his Green New Deal program for revitalizing public infrastructure and services. Hawkins said during an October 10 press conference in Albany that New York needs to invest […]
Author: Gazette staff writers
We met with Stuart Lehman, assistant curator with the office of general services, to discuss their annual Capitol Haunting tour. Read more about the tour here, and register for a free tour today!
In the race for New York’s junior U.S. Senate seat, incumbent Kirsten holds a 61-to-29 percent lead over her little-known Republican opponent, Chele Chiavacci Farley. “Although her favorability rating has fallen to 49 percent, [down] from 53 percent in June, Gillibrand still has a commanding lead over Farley, who is unknown […]
Hours after Gov. Andrew Cuomo defeated his primary challenger, Green Party gubernatorial candidate Howie Hawkins congratulated Cuomo on his primary victory and is now calling for four regional debates. Hawkins is hoping to discuss clean energy, rent control, education reforms, and climate change with all candidates in each region. […]
Howie Hawkins, the Green Party candidate for Governor, said today that he would propose a multi-year $100 billion capital spending plan to fix the MTA in his first year of office. Hawkins said that the $100 billion for these capital improvements should be funded by a variety of revenue sources, […]
Glenn Doty, a former reporter and managing editor for the daily Middletown Times Herald Record and a respected SUNY New Paltz Journalism professor for many years, was the first news editor of the Legislative Gazette. Over the course of 23 years, Glenn taught his ever-changing groups of interns the basics […]
Corey Feldman joined legislatures and advocates in Albany on March 14 to support the Child Victims Act. If passed, this legislation would eliminate the statue of limitations for sexually related crimes to an underage victim and extend the space for civil claims.
As I remember it, I thought up the idea of The Legislative Gazette towards the end of 1977. I was in the shower when the idea came to me. I was already running the highly regarded New Paltz internship in New York State government as a professor in the Political […]