NY Assembly

Brabenec: Bail reforms are a threat to society

BY KARL BRABENEC The recent criminal justice reforms implemented by New York Democrats have left police, prosecutors, judges and the public endangered and exposed. This insensible legislation threatens the well-being of the public by allowing allegedly dangerous criminals and drug

NY Assembly

Sean Ryan is oddly silent on Scajaquada speed limit

Assemblyman Sean Ryan — the far-left leaning Democrat from the West Side of Buffalo who has loudly opposed Chick-fil-a from opening locations in Cheektowaga and unabashedly supports drivers licenses for undocumented immigrants — is now uncharacteristically silent about a petition to

NY Assembly

Politicians spent almost $8M on campaign-style mailings

State lawmakers spent $7.8 million on postage for campaign-style mailings to constituents in the six-month run-up to last year’s elections, according to data added today to SeeThroughNY, the Empire Center’s transparency website. Senators spent $4.2 million and Assembly members spent $3.5 million

NY Assembly

Morelle: Term Limits Not On The Table

As Assembly Democrats gathered in Albany for a closed-door conference, Majority Leader Joe Morelle on Monday told reporters he was skeptical a constitutional amendment for term limits would be backed by his chamber. At the same time, Morelle was cool