Note: New York NOW tapes Friday mornings, but we cover the latest from the State Capitol every day. Check our stories below for more.
On this week's edition of New York NOW (8/12/22):
- - New York's second primary election of the year will be held Tuesday, with races for Congress and State Senate. Bill Mahoney from POLITICO New York and Zach Williams from the New York Post join us for a preview.
- - New York Chief Judge Janet DiFiore is stepping down at the end of August. That will give Gov. Kathy Hochul the chance to nominate her successor. Vincent Bonventre from Albany Law School joins with analysis.
- - New legislation to expand health care access in New York has been introduced in Albany. Sen. Jeremy Cooney, D-Monroe, joins us to discuss the bill, which would allow New Yorkers to buy in to the state's Essential Plan.
- - A new edition of On The Bill features legislation related to security at the Chautauqua Institution, where writer Salman Rushdie was attacked last week.
New Yorkers on Tuesday, Aug. 23 will participate in their second primary election of the year, with key races for seats in the U.S. House of Representatives and the state Senate. If you’re looking to head to the polls, we have the basics covered.
Progressive groups are asking Governor Hochul not to appoint another prosecutor when she chooses her replacement for the exiting Chief Judge Janet DiFiore.