Latino issues will take center stage in the race for mayor Wednesday evening, as the seven Democratic candidates will square off in a debate hosted by NY1, NY1 Noticias and the Latino Leadership Institute. | The debate will air live in English on NY1 and with Spanish interpretation on NY1 Noticias, and will be streamed live on ny1.com and NY1noticias.com.
The White House is stepping up its efforts to combat gun violence, with a renewed push to get Congress to pass the expanded background checks the Senate blocked earlier this spring, and the vice president is warning lawmakers who block their efforts that they will face a political backlash.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg and the City Council are urging Congress to make changes to food stamp programs, not cuts.
Texas Governor Rick Perry is trying to lure New York businesses to move to Texas, and he is making it personal. In an exclusive interview with NY1, he dismissed Governor Andrew Cuomo's plan to boost upstate New York's economy, calling it small ball.
A bill to bring cameras to fight speeding in New York City has cleared a major hurdle in the State Assembly, which could clear the way for final passage of a bill that has stirred controversy and a fight with City Hall.