Albany

After many accused her of being "drunk" in a newscast, Heather Kovar said she was "sleep-deprived and exhausted" due to her father's death.
After a defendant was told to stop filming the courtroom proceedings, the cockroaches were set free from plastic containers.
“We are heading upward in a direction that I no longer find sustainable,” New York Gov. Kathy Hochul said on Friday.
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.