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Cuomo makes power-play against state board linked to Amazon’s departure

Cuomo makes power-play against state board linked to Amazon’s departure

Part of this year’s budget in Albany appears designed to help Gov. Andrew Cuomo avoid another Amazon-type debacle. The...

Cuomo makes power-play against state board linked to Amazon’s departure
A new Democratic day: What a Senate majority shift in Albany could mean for real estate

A new Democratic day: What a Senate majority shift in Albany could mean for real estate

For just the third time since World War II, the New York State Senate has a Democratic majority. But...

A new Democratic day: What a Senate majority shift in Albany could mean for real estate
NYS Senate votes to ease new rules for title insurance

NYS Senate votes to ease new rules for
title insurance

The New York State Senate unanimously passed a bill Tuesday that will allow title companies to resume buying clients...

NYS Senate votes to ease new rules for
title insurance
A state senator wants to expose the owners of New York’s LLCs

A state senator wants to expose the owners of New York’s LLCs

Manhattan state Senator Brad Hoylman wants to unmask the shadowy owners behind limited liability companies, requiring them to disclose...

A state senator wants to expose the owners of New York’s LLCs
Harlem developer Brian Benjamin wins state Senate seat

Harlem developer Brian Benjamin wins state Senate seat

Developer and Democrat Brian Benjamin won a special election on Tuesday to represent Harlem in the New York State...

Harlem developer Brian Benjamin wins state Senate seat
Airbnb, REBNY spending big on opposing candidates in NY State Senate races

Airbnb, REBNY spending big on opposing candidates in NY State Senate races

Of the $5.42 million spent on the New York State Senate races by independent groups thus far, close to...

Airbnb, REBNY spending big on opposing candidates in NY State Senate races
REBNY cuts campaign spending, becomes more bipartisan in Senate

REBNY cuts campaign spending, becomes more bipartisan in Senate

Amid an environment of greater scrutiny following the recent political scandals in Albany, the Real Estate Board of New...

REBNY cuts campaign spending, becomes more bipartisan in Senate
Real estate donors favor Heastie over Flanagan

Real estate donors favor Heastie over Flanagan

Two of the “Three Men in a Room” — Sheldon Silver and Dean Skelos — are bound for prison,...

Real estate donors favor Heastie over Flanagan
Dean Skelos won’t testify at corruption trial

Dean Skelos won’t testify at corruption trial

Like former Albany colleague Sheldon Silver, New York state senator Dean Skelos will not testify at his federal corruption...

Dean Skelos won’t testify at corruption trial
Sheldon Silver’s not alone: The corrupt NY pols who took real estate money

Sheldon Silver’s not alone: The corrupt NY pols who took real estate money

(Video by Alistair Gardiner) Sheldon Silver’s conviction this week — on seven counts of honest services fraud, extortion and...

Sheldon Silver’s not alone: The corrupt NY pols who took real estate money
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