Albany

Albany’s Episcopal Bishop William Love is refusing to let lesbian and gay couples marry in his diocese's churches — flouting a resolution made by his progressive denomination.
Three Bay Area cities proposed a 1-cent-per-ounce tax on sugar-sweetened beverages
Other organizations serve as solution-sharing leaders for model legislation. For example: Represent.us: tackles government
Last Friday, State leaders voted to extend mayoral control of NYC schools for one year. This time, for the first time ever, there are specific strings attached. The Mayor and the city will now be required to share funding formulas and information for individual schools.
"Laissez les bons temps rouler" is not just a saying in New Orleans, it's almost a command. Let the good times roll at NOLA
As the parent of two children currently in NYC public schools, I wholeheartedly disagree that the current system serves students and the city well. It is fundamentally inequitable, opaque, disorganized, and even when spotlights are shined on shortfalls, it doesn't appear that righting wrongs is at the top of anyone's list.
In designating a National Reentry Week, U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch has cast a light on an often over-looked aspect
It's been a pretty momentous week in the history of American politics, folks. The Republican Party is going to nominate Donald Trump to run for the highest office in the land. Politics and entertainment are now one.
Ever since the founding of the American Republic, there has been both praise for and suspicion of the role the press plays in U.S. political life.
Silver, for decades one of the state's most powerful politicians, was sentenced for collecting millions of dollars in illegal kickbacks.