Jon Campbell

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New York won't say who got marijuana 'gifting' letters

Thursday, May 12, 2022

The Office of Cannabis Management doesn't want to reveal the recipients of the cease and desist letters, which it originally said it sent out in February. 


New York to create $35M fund to expand abortion access, bolster security

Wednesday, May 11, 2022

The Hochul administration's creation of the fund comes after the leaked Supreme Court draft decision overturning Roe v. Wade. 


Local officials will get a say on New York City casino sites

Thursday, April 28, 2022

The new community advisory committees may make it difficult to put a casino in Manhattan. 


NY Court Rules Dems Illegally Gerrymandered District Lines

Thursday, April 28, 2022

Albany reporter Jon Campbell on the New York Court of Appeals ruling that sent redistricting to a 'special master' for State Senate and Congressional maps.

This Week in Politics: Top court to decide if NY's congressional maps are gerrymandered

Friday, April 22, 2022

The New York State Court of Appeals will hear oral arguments in the case on Tuesday.


NY Lieutenant Governor resigns after arrest for alleged bribery scheme

Tuesday, April 12, 2022

New York Lt. Gov. Brian Benjamin resigned from office hours after he was arrested Tuesday in connection with a bribery scheme.


This Week In Politics: Hochul, lawmakers finally strike a budget deal

Saturday, April 09, 2022

At long last, New York state has a $220 billion state budget, more than a week after it was due. 


New York Has a Budget Deal

Friday, April 08, 2022

WNYC/Gothamist Albany reporter Jon Campbell on what's in, what's out (and what's still tbd) in the new NYS budget.

Hochul, lawmakers nearing NY budget deal

Thursday, April 07, 2022

The New York state budget is now a full week late. But Governor Kathy Hochul and state lawmakers appear to be on the verge of ending their stalemate over criminal-justice reform


Governor Hochul, lawmakers struggle to strike NY budget deal

Tuesday, April 05, 2022

Lawmakers approved a short-term extension Monday after failing to reach a broader budget deal. 


Judge tosses NY's redistricted maps, but Democrats hopeful for a stay

Friday, April 01, 2022

An appeals court ruling may allow the maps to be used for the upcoming election. State lawmakers have until April 11 to draw new maps.


NYS Budget Negotiations Update

Tuesday, March 29, 2022

Jon Campbell and Karen DeWitt talk about the status of the negotiations between Gov. Hochul and the leaders of the Assembly and Senate.

This Week In Politics: NY Republicans using crime spike to motivate voters

Saturday, March 05, 2022

Crime was a major topic of conversation at the New York State Republican Convention this week. 

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Lee Zeldin picks up New York GOP nod for governor at convention

Tuesday, March 01, 2022

The state Republican Committee held its nominating convention at the Garden City Hotel on Long Island.


This week in politics: New York Democrats nominate Governor Hochul

Saturday, February 19, 2022

This week, New York Democrats nominated Governor Kathy Hochul for a full term.


Kathy Hochul makes history (again): Five takeaways from the NY Democratic convention

Thursday, February 17, 2022

New York Gov. Kathy Hochul cruised to the state Democratic Party’s designation for governor on Thursday.


Mayor Eric Adams pushes his agenda in Albany

Monday, February 14, 2022

Adams had previously been a state senator for seven years. Now, he's pushing an agenda as mayor. 


Restaurants, liquor stores clash over to-go drinks in NY

Friday, February 11, 2022

Proposals to allow restaurants to offer to-go cocktails have drawn opposition from the liquor store industry in New York. 


New York is rescinding its COVID mask mandate, but not in schools

Wednesday, February 09, 2022

Governor Kathy Hochul says she will let the state's mask-or-vaccine mandate for businesses lapse, but she's not ready to rescind the school mask mandate. 


New York Was Supposed To Have "Independent" Redistricting. It Didn't Happen.

Thursday, February 03, 2022

In 2012, New York residents were told the days of partisan gerrymandering were over. But the new process failed this year.