Jon Campbell

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After mass shootings, New York tightens its gun restrictions

Friday, June 03, 2022

Nearly 3 weeks after the mass shooting at a supermarket in Buffalo and 10 days after the school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, New York state lawmakers passed a sweeping gun control package.


Gun control, abortion rights and NYC schools dominate end of New York legislative session

Thursday, June 02, 2022

The state will bolster gun control in the wake of the Buffalo and Texas mass shootings.

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Albany's End-of-Session Rush to Legislate

Wednesday, June 01, 2022

The bills likely to pass before the end of the legislative session.

New York Gun Regulation Proposals

Thursday, May 26, 2022

Reporter Jon Campbell talks about renewed calls for regulating guns in the wake of two mass shootings, with State Senator Zellnor Myrie and Assembly Member Jo Anne Simon.

New District Musical Chairs

Monday, May 23, 2022

The new court-ordered district maps mean several incumbents are facing each other.  Jon Campbell and Brigid Bergin report on the latest.

This Week in Politics: State judge finalizes new district maps in NY

Saturday, May 21, 2022

A court-appointed mapmaker finalized New York's congressional districts and state Senate districts early Saturday morning.


Court releases proposed House maps: What to know about NY’s messy primary season

Monday, May 16, 2022

New York voters and candidates have a busy summer in store for them, with not just one but two primary dates. WNYC's Jon Campbell and Brigid Bergin explain. 


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. 


New York is debating bringing back cash bail

Sunday, April 03, 2022

New York policymakers are facing pressure to roll back the changes they made to the state's cash bail system three years ago. Ayesha Rascoe talks with Jon Campbell of WNYC about it.


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.