Stop New York’s climate madness before it drives electric rates into orbit

Stop New York’s climate madness before it drives electric rates into orbit

Buried by the baby formula crisis, the horror in Buffalo, soaring prices at the pump and other grim news has been the most ominous single development for New York’s future: Word from the former head of the Public Service Commission, John Howard, that the state’s carbon-free-energy law will cost New Yorkers “hundreds of billions” in … Read more

Court-appointed master releases New York state Senate lines

Court-appointed master releases New York state Senate lines

A court-appointed special master released New York’s new state Senate district lines Monday, releasing a draft plan for the next decade that will lean Democratic for more than half of the upper house. Jonathan Cervas, of the Institute for Politics and Strategy at Carneige Mellon University, reconfigured the state’s 63 Senate seats from the Legislature’s … Read more

NY advocates, pols push law to improve hospital transparency

NY advocates, pols push law to improve hospital transparency

New York lawmakers and health care providers rallied in the state Capitol on Monday to push the Legislature to pass a law to help New Yorkers determine which hospital provides the treatment they need in the last two weeks of session. The Healthcare Transparency Act, sponsored by state Assemblywoman Nily Rozic, a Democrat from Queens, … Read more