Karen Rouse appears in the following:
Wednesday, July 08, 2015
The appointment of Attorney General Schneiderman represents a bittersweet victory for families of New Yorkers killed by police.
Tuesday, July 07, 2015
Governor Andrew Cuomo says he's prepared to sign an executive order giving the state's Attorney General the power to investigate deaths at the hands of police.
Thursday, July 02, 2015
But one of Cuomo's picks sails through.
Thursday, June 25, 2015
As state lawmakers wrap up business in Albany, Gov. Andrew Cuomo is not backing down on his criticism of Mayor Bill de Blasio.
Wednesday, June 17, 2015
The legislative session is due to end tonight. WNYC's Albany reporter Karen Rouse and Capital New York's Albany bureau chief Jimmy Vielkind discuss the issues still to be decided.
Thursday, June 11, 2015
The governor and the mayor joined forces with organized labor at separate events in New York City Thursday as legislators met in Albany with only four days left in the session.
Wednesday, June 10, 2015
On the heels of the suicide of former Rikers inmate Kalief Browder, state lawmakers seek agreement on a bill to raise the age of criminal responsibility.
Monday, June 08, 2015
Three local reporters discuss the latest in New York City and New York State politics.
Saturday, June 06, 2015
Mayor de Blasio appeared on WNYC's Brian Lehrer Show to defend his crime policy and pressure Albany to strengthen rent protections for city residents.
Wednesday, June 03, 2015
In the final two weeks of the state legislative session, the governor's leadership is being tested while the mayor's agenda hangs in the balance.
Monday, June 01, 2015
As politicians in Albany spar over education, those on the front lines of the state's poorest schools say poverty needs to be part of the discussion.
Wednesday, May 27, 2015
The top state law enforcement official says paying legislators more but prohibiting them from holding second jobs would reduce corruption.
Saturday, May 16, 2015
National Transportation Safety Board investigators say Positive Train Control — a system of satellites, communication towers and complex software that makes sure trains' safely follow their routes — would have prevented Tuesday's Amtrak train derailment in Philadelphia, which killed eight passengers.
Mandated by Congress after a head-on 2008 ...
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Gov. Cuomo railed against corruption during his first gubernatorial run four years ago, but since he took office, two of Albany's top lawmakers have fallen to corruption scandals.
Wednesday, May 06, 2015
The plan that fell apart on the state Senate floor.
Wednesday, May 06, 2015
With weeks left before Albany lawmakers consider two key real estate regulations, Mayor de Blasio calls for stronger protections for tenants, but is mum on tax abatement for developers.
Tuesday, May 05, 2015
Reporters talk about the arrest on corruption charges of NYS Senate majority leader Dean Skelos and what it means for the outstanding issues this legislative term.
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
In speech at Columbia University, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton called for the use of police cameras and an end to mass incarceration.
Wednesday, April 01, 2015
The scramble to meet the budget deadline left lawmakers frustrated and fiscal experts digging for details.
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
WNYC's Karen Rouse explains why good government groups were unhappy with the "secretive" process.