A Siena College poll released Monday found that Empire State residents fear each scandal that rocks Albany makes New York worse every day.
67% Approximate number of voters who said the state government is becoming more dysfunctional every day.
49% voters who said the state is going in the right direction
64% Approval rating for Gov. Andrew N. Cuomo
63% Voters who said despite... » more
Vito Lopez's long run in the state Assembly is expected come to a close Monday.
The Brooklyn Democrat submitted his letter of resignation over the weekend, days after an Assembly ethics committee revealed allegations made by female staffers of sexual harassment.
The Assembly began the process of expelling Lopez, who was a fixture in Albany since 1984, on Friday. Later that day, Lopez,... » more
The recent indictment of several New York elected officials has some Gothamites throwing their hands up at the entire political system.
Between the scandalss, such as the Monday's arrest of state Sen. John Sampson, and the level of partisanship in the governing bodies at all levels, New Yorkers say they've had enough.
"I can barely turn on the television when I get up in the morning... » more