Karen DeWitt appears in the following:
Wednesday, August 14, 2019
It was an emotional day as hundreds of childhood sexual abuse survivors filed lawsuits in New York courts, now that victims have a year to seek civil action for older cases.
Tuesday, May 28, 2019
The New York State legislature held its first of what's expected to be several hearings on the proposal.
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
The State Senate and Assembly have approved a bill directing the New York tax department to share income filings with congressional Democrats.
Thursday, May 09, 2019
With New York City rent laws set to expire next month, some state lawmakers and tenant advocates see an opportunity to advocate for regulations outside of the city.
Thursday, May 09, 2019
Democrats in the state senate say they are "standing up" to President Trump by passing two new bills.
Wednesday, March 27, 2019
The big question is whether grocery stores will be required to charge a fee for paper bags, which use more energy and water to produce.
Saturday, March 16, 2019
It's Dem vs. Dem as New York budget negotiations face an April 1 deadline.
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
During the first hearing on sexual harassment in 27 years, state lawmakers closely scrutinized Cuomo’s policies and victims told harrowing stories.
Wednesday, January 23, 2019
New York's Dream Act, which was first introduced in 2013, previously failed to pass the state Senate, which was controlled by Republicans.
Tuesday, January 22, 2019
Lawmakers have voted to codify the abortion rights from the U.S. Supreme Court decision Roe v. Wade into New York law.
Monday, January 14, 2019
The State Senate and Assembly approved measures Monday to expand the window in which New Yorkers can vote in elections.
Wednesday, January 09, 2019
Sen. Andrea Stewart-Cousins pledged to secure legislative wins for progressives.
Monday, November 26, 2018
A woman will lead one of the chambers of the New York State Legislature for the first time in history.
Thursday, June 21, 2018
WNYC reporter Fred Mogul and New York State Public Radio bureau chief Karen DeWitt recap the last days of Albany's legislative session as the governor's race heats up.
Tuesday, June 12, 2018
The governor says a new sexual harassment policy is the strongest in the nation, but he's being attacked from the left and from the right for his handling of gender issues.
Monday, June 11, 2018
A high-level economic development aide had been accused of sexual harassment.
Monday, March 26, 2018
Karen DeWitt, Capitol bureau chief for New York State Public Radio and Fred Mogul, WNYC Albany reporter, discuss the latest developments from the budget negotiations in Albany.
Friday, March 23, 2018
The women say Cuomo and the legislature should be more transparent about the proposed measures, and seek input from survivors.
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
The measure includes a lookback window of opportunity for victims of any age to bring their alleged abusers to court. Cardinal Dolan said it targets the Catholic Church.
Monday, March 05, 2018
Democrats in the New York State Senate asked the Republican majority to support a bill banning teachers from having guns in schools. Republicans voted no.