Ken Lovett

Ken Lovett appears in the following:

Is Albany's Democratic Unityfest Over?

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

When state senators return to Albany next week, the plan was to tackle criminal justice reform. The split between city and suburban Democrats over the Amazon deal may jeopardize that.

Try, Try Again, Keep Trying: Child Victim Act Approved in Albany

Monday, January 28, 2019

After more than decade in limbo, the bill is finally headed to the Governor's desk.

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Albany Update: Lawmaker Salaries to Increase

Monday, December 10, 2018

A salary increase approved for state legislators is on its way. 


Cuomo Takes Himself Out of Contention for Presidential Race

Thursday, August 30, 2018

If you're keeping track of Democrats positioning themselves for a run for President in 2020, you can delete New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo name from the list.


Primarily New York: Parole

Thursday, August 23, 2018

Stanley Richards, Fortune Society executive vice president, and Ken Lovett, Albany bureau chief for The Daily News, talk about New York parole grants and the governor's race.

Deadline Season in New York and New Jersey

Monday, June 11, 2018

Government shutdown looms large in New Jersey

Re-Enfranchising New Yorkers on Parole

Thursday, April 19, 2018

New York's Governor Cuomo moves to restore voting rights to 35,000 New York parolees.

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The IDC Returns to the Fold + Changes to Yeshiva Rules

Wednesday, April 04, 2018

The IDC and mainstream Democrats strike a deal, plus a look at the push by State Senator Simcha Felder for religious school exemptions to state education standards.


Can Albany and New York City See Eye to Eye?

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

The Daily News' Ken Lovett and WNYC's Brigid Bergin discuss the Albany/NYC relationship when it comes to MTA funding, mayoral control of schools, and state troopers in the city.

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Albany Lawmakers Won’t Budge on Delayed Budget

Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Partisan gridlock in Albany is holding up an already delayed New York State budget for this fiscal year.


As Election Day Nears, Cuomo Finally Hits The Campaign Trail

Monday, October 24, 2016

The governor took a rare shift stumping for fellow Democrats running for state seats on Long Island.


Mayor Pushes Back Against State Ethics Panel

Thursday, May 12, 2016

Mayor de Blasio is refusing to cooperate with a state ethics panel that is investigating his fundraising methods. Hear why he's drawing the line.

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Investigations into Former Cuomo Aide and de Blasio

Tuesday, May 03, 2016

The Daily News' Ken Lovett talks about investigations into Governor Cuomo's Buffalo Billion program and Mayor de Blasio's fund-raising for the 2014 senate races.

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Rooting Out Albany's Political Corruption

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara says politicians in Albany have a responsibility to police themselves to root out corruption, but they haven't exactly done a good job of that lately.


US Attorney Preet Bharara Continues to Probe the Cuomo Administration

Thursday, October 01, 2015

A look at U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara's investigation into contracts awarded as part of Governor Cuomo's Buffalo Billion economic development plan.

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Albany News

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

A round-up of Albany news, including the renewals of rent laws and mayoral control of schools.

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Boosting the Economy, One Yacht Sale at a Time?

Wednesday, April 01, 2015

Lest New Yorkers purchase and dock their boats in Florida, the New York state budget now provides a tax break on boats over $230,000. Hear a breakdown of the ideas behind this.

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The New Third Man in A Room In Albany

Monday, February 02, 2015

Bronx Assemblyman Carl Heastie is poised to succeed Sheldon Silver as Assembly Speaker. We'll find out more about him and how he got to be next in line. 

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There Are Still 'Three Men in a Room'

Friday, January 23, 2015

Sheldon Silver, despite facing corruption charges, is still one of "three men in a room" running things in Albany. We made a short video—with dolls—to illustrate what this means.

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Gov. Cuomo's Progressive Agenda? 'Dead on Arrival'

Wednesday, November 05, 2014

That's what New York's newly-Republican-controlled senate warned, even as the reelected democrat took his victory lap.