A federal court approved the terms of a settlement agreement that requires the NYS Board of Elections create a statewide remote mail-in system so that voters who are blind, or have other print disabilities, can read and mark their ballots independently.
Ana Maria Archila, running alongside gubernatorial candidate Jumaane Williams, has focused her campaign around housing, with a radical plan to create or preserve 1 million affordable homes statewide while cutting out speculators and large corporate landlords.
On Sunday’s episode of City Watch on WBAI, award-winning columnist Ross Barkan and progressive political strategist Trip Yang breakdown the general election results and talk about what’s ahead next year.
The bill would give tenants the right to a lease renewal in most cases and curb unlimited rent hikes in non-stabilized apartments. Incumbent Gov. Kathy Hochul, who is running for reelection next year, has not yet taken a firm position on the legislation.