Jon Campbell

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Lester Chang takes his seat in the NY Assembly, but perhaps not for long

Wednesday, January 04, 2023

Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie says Democrats are "troubled" by evidence that suggests Chang lived in Manhattan, not Brooklyn. 


Richard Gottfried retires after 52 years in the NY Assembly

Saturday, December 24, 2022

The longest-serving state lawmaker in New York history, Richard Gottfried chose not to run for re-election in 2022. 


NY lawmakers give themselves a $32,000 pay hike

Thursday, December 22, 2022

With the holiday season in full swing, New York state lawmakers gathered at the Capitol to give themselves a present: A $32,000 taxpayer-funded pay raise.


A Republican won a Brooklyn Assembly election. Democrats may not let him take his seat.

Thursday, December 22, 2022

The Democrat-dominated NY Assembly is questioning whether Lester Chang lived in Brooklyn.

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This Week in Politics: Court decisions leave NY public corruption cases in doubt

Saturday, December 10, 2022

Former Lt. Gov. Brian Benjamin had his case dismissed, while Andrew Cuomo's former right-hand man may soon see his case partially thrown out, too. 


This Week in Politics: The mayor's plan to involuntarily transport presumed mentally ill people to hospitals

Saturday, December 03, 2022

Mayor Adams says he wants to "change the culture from the top down and take every action to get care to those who need it."


This Week In Politics: Kathy Hochul holds on, but GOP wins big on Long Island

Saturday, November 12, 2022

The Democratic incumbent governor was able to win statewide, but Republican challenger Lee Zeldin's strong showing on Long Island boosted congressional candidates there. 


New York's Election Results

Wednesday, November 09, 2022

An update on the election results in New York State and what we know so far. 

NY governor's race could come down to Kathy Hochul's NYC margin

Tuesday, November 08, 2022

Top Democrats and Republicans agree Gov. Kathy Hochul will win the NYC vote. But her margin of victory could determine whether she wins statewide. 


Everything You Need to Know About New York's Ballot Proposals

Tuesday, November 01, 2022

Everything New York voters need to know about the ballot proposals they'll be voting on during the election.

The People's Guide To Power: The Power Of The Law To Protect Voting

Sunday, October 30, 2022

WNYC/Gothamist senior political reporter Brigid Bergin hosts a conversation about threats to our election infrastructure, and how the law protects against them.


Recapping the NYS Gov Debate

Wednesday, October 26, 2022

A recap of Tuesday's debate between current NYS Gov. Kathy Hochul and Republican opponent Lee Zeldin. 

The People's Guide To Power: The Power Of Money In New York Politics

Sunday, October 09, 2022

WNYC/Gothamist senior political reporter Brigid Bergin hosts a conversation about how elections are financed, and what it means for our democracy.


This Week in Politics: Activits say the GOP is attempting to 'wreak havoc' on New York's general election

Saturday, October 08, 2022

Activists say a Republican-backed lawsuit seeking to upend the state's absentee ballot laws is a transparent attempt to 'wreak havoc.'


NY to appeal ruling striking down gun-free zones in Times Square, subway

Thursday, October 06, 2022

The ruling came from U.S. District Judge Glenn Suddaby of Syracuse. 


Gov. Kathy Hochul's $637 million COVID testing controversy, explained

Monday, October 03, 2022

The Democratic governor's administration spent big money on COVID tests from a campaign donor during the omicron wave. 


30 Issues: Immigration and the NY Governor's Race

Thursday, September 29, 2022

Kathy Hochul and Lee Zeldin's positions on immigration and asylum as the governor's race enters its homestretch.

NY Attorney General Sues Trump

Wednesday, September 21, 2022

Jon Campbell, Albany reporter for WNYC and Gothamist, speaks to news that New York Attorney General Letitia James sued Donald Trump, his company, and some adult children for fraud.

Investigators find evidence at federal judge's house in Manhattan sex-crime case

Monday, September 19, 2022

The judge's son, Daniel McAvoy, is facing 29 felony counts. He's accused of secretly recording four different women. 


This Week in Politics: The politics of yeshivas

Saturday, September 17, 2022

The topic of ultra-Orthodox Jewish yeshivas took center stage in Albany this week.

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