Karen DeWitt appears in the following:
Monday, February 02, 2015
Bronx Assemblyman Carl Heastie is poised to succeed Sheldon Silver as Assembly Speaker. We'll find out more about him and how he got to be next in line.
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
The Assembly's Majority Leader is to take up the post temporarily until Democrats elect a new Speaker on Feb. 10.
Thursday, January 22, 2015
Who is Sheldon Silver — and how did he become one of the "Three Men in a Room" who run New York State?
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Gov. Andrew Cuomo said his State of the State speech will include fixes to the teacher evaluation system so that good teachers are rewarded and bad teachers are shown the door.
Monday, January 19, 2015
The governor says he wants to appoint a commission to consider raises based on how much outside income lawmakers earn.
Monday, January 12, 2015
Public school education groups and unions rallied in Albany on the same day supporters of charter schools pressed their own cause.
Thursday, January 01, 2015
The three-term governor of New York died on the same day his son, Andrew, paid tribute to him during his inaugural address in New York City.
Thursday, December 18, 2014
Gov. Andrew Cuomo questioned the credibility of the teacher evaluation system, after only 1 percent of teachers received the lowest possible ratings.
Thursday, November 20, 2014
A state watchdog board charges that the governor's appointees ignored a warning letter and held discussions in private.
Thursday, November 13, 2014
State coffers are flush. The economy has rebounded from the Great Recession. That's why a statewide group of educators and parents says it's time to give more money to the schools.
Wednesday, November 05, 2014
Cuomo and Booker cruise; Grimm wins; and Dan Malloy is still waiting. A tri-state panel of reporters breaks down last night's local races.
Thursday, October 16, 2014
Gov. Andrew Cuomo and state officials have identified eight hospitals as Ebola care centers.
Sunday, September 28, 2014
The governor continued to meet with military and intelligence officials in Afghanistan on Sunday.
Monday, July 28, 2014
Cuomo said the commission provided the “stimulus” to pass a new ethics bill.
Monday, July 28, 2014
Karen DeWitt, capital bureau chief for New York State Public Radio, talks about the continuing fallout from the governor's interactions with the Moreland Commission and how it might play out with state elections this fall.
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Environmentalists argued bridge project items didn't qualify for financing from state fund.
Wednesday, June 25, 2014
In a move that could shift the balance of power in Albany, two Democratic factions in the State Senate say they are joining to form what could be a strong Democratic Majority in the Senate. That could leave Republicans, who up until now have ruled the chamber in a coalition government, out of power
Thursday, June 19, 2014
The medical marijuana will not be allowed to be smoked. And the legislation would not take effect for at least 18 months.
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Cuomo says the government shouldn't create a pathway for marijuana.
Sunday, June 01, 2014
Support from the Working Families Party came in a messy convention vote that stretched to late Saturday night.