The city has not granted a single permit since the Supreme Court upheld the right to bear arms last June.
The Supreme Court has agreed to hear 94-year-old Geraldine Tyler's case challenging home equity theft.
The governor would let developers route around local zoning codes and get housing projects approved directly by state officials.
In this case, it enables the state to declare the area around Penn Station in New York City "blighted" and thereby authorize the use of eminent domain to take property for transfer to private interests.
The massive power of federal government attracts frauds.
The city has not yet announced whether it will fight the order in court.
Somehow deaths have climbed even though the prison population has dropped.
The mayor is proposing a long list of helpful, but marginal, reforms that would speed up the city's approval processes for new housing.
The rise of remote work has piqued developers' interest in converting empty downtown offices to apartments. Zoning codes and building regulations often make that impossible.
Fixing federal permitting rules and easing immigration policies would help companies like the Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, which are interested in building more plants in America.
New York Forces Websites To Monitor 'Hateful' Speech. A New Lawsuit Says This Violates the First Amendment.
"The state of New York can't turn bloggers into Big Brother, but it's trying to do just that," said FIRE attorney Daniel Ortner.
New York Repealed Its Police Secrecy Law Two Years Ago. Departments Are Still Trying To Hide Misconduct Files.
The New York Civil Liberties Union is fighting about a dozen different lawsuits against stonewalling police departments.
Two Federal Judges Say New York's Presumptive Prohibition of Guns on Private Property Is Unconstitutional
The state's ban applies unless the property owner posts a sign allowing firearms or otherwise gives "express consent."
Alvin Bragg has finally moved to stop prosecuting Tracy McCarter for murder.
Nearly 20 months after the state legalized recreational use, no licensed pot shops have opened, but the black market is booming.
Property owners in Kingston, New York, argue the city is vastly underestimating its vacancy rate in order to justify ruinous rent cuts.
"Engineers are really good at making things better, but they can't make them better than the laws of physics permit."
Biden's 'Made In America' Plan Is Bullying Homeowners Off Their Land to Build a Taxpayer-Subsidized Chip Plant
The president has touted a factory jobs boom. In practice, that means forcing people out of their homes to benefit corporate projects that rely on billions of dollars of subsidies.
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Apocalyptic attack ads about crime failed to drive a red wave, and criminal justice reform candidates were still successful in several local races around the country.
Many politicians who want to ban gas-powered vehicles appear to misunderstand the science.
The state made it a felony to carry handguns for self-defense in "any place of worship or religious observation."
New Jersey Legislators Advance a Bill That Tramples on the Right To Bear Arms While Pretending To Respect It
Carry permit applicants would have to prove they are not dangerous, and guns would be banned from myriad locations.
Legislators in both states favor subjective standards and sweeping restrictions for carry permits.
A Federal Judge Rejects New York's Attempt To Defy the SCOTUS Decision Upholding the Right To Bear Arms
The decision is a warning to states that impose vague permit standards or sweeping bans on guns in "sensitive locations."
The Port of Albany will forgo more than $29 million in federal funding for the delayed $300 million project.
The decision was long overdue.
In a press conference, Letitia James accused the former president of routinely misstating the values of his properties for personal financial gain.
A live Reason discussion about how libertarians should think about the country's most controversial governor.
Some conservative media outlets and politicians lambast the practice. But if you care about public safety, that opposition doesn't make sense.
Alvin Bragg campaigned on Tracy McCarter’s innocence. Once in office, that was apparently less politically expedient.
New York Legislators Seem To Think Posting 'Gun-Free Zone' Signs in Times Square Will Minimize Crime
Approximately 36 blocks around Times Square will now be deemed a "gun-free zone." What purpose is served by this?
Empire State politicians will soon wonder why the marijuana black market still thrives.
Animals are property, and property rights matter.
A Cop Rear-Ended a Car, Sending a Toddler to the Hospital. The Car's Driver Was Breathalyzed. The Cop Wasn't.
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After redistricting, neither representative was willing to run in a different district, leading to a lengthy, expensive, and unnecessary campaign.
Despite an overwhelming sense that the country is headed in the wrong direction, the only way most voters will fire an incumbent is by voting for a different incumbent instead.
Friday A/V Club: One cable host's capacity for unearned smugness
The former president may be a hypocrite, but at least he knows his own rights.
Several dozen NYC residents want to repeal the regulations allowing outdoor dining in the city.
Michael Picard's free speech rights were violated when he was booked for telling passersby to "Google Jury Nullification."