Writing for Salon, NY1′s Zack Fink takes a deep-dive into Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s role in the George Washington bridge lane closure scandal.

Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown says he’s had no discussions about running for lieutenant governor.

The Progressive Caucus of the state Democratic Party is pushing Cuomo to reject the state Independence Party line.

Comptroller Tom DiNapoli’s fiscal stress test didn’t show major budgetary problems for upstate cities.

Writing in City and State, Alexis Grenell finds it “odd” that Mayor Bill de Blasio publicly affirmed his support for the Rev. Al Sharpton after new details on his informant past came to late.

Lt. Gov. Bob Duffy says the state is rooting for anyone looking to buy the Buffalo Bills who has western New York ties.

Rep. Peter King’s path to the presidency blocked by Jeb Bush?

A pattern for future contract negotiations and pay raises has been set, says Mayor Bill de Blasio.

Crain’s editorializes the “on balance” Cuomo kept the Legislature on track to approving a good state budget.

New York state is borrowing the most since 2006, including $7.6 billion in new obligations.