President Trump Signs Two Executive Orders to Speed Approval of Fossil Fuel Projects
In two new executive orders, Trump seeks to expand executive power over pipelines and make it harder for states to block oil and gas projects.
Was Apple's Failure to Promptly Alert Its Customers About the FaceTime Bug Illegal?
A law professor explains New York's probe into Apple's response to the bug and the difference between privacy and security issues under consumer-protection regulations.
Now That Andrew Cuomo's Been Re-Elected, Will He Tackle Criminal Justice Reform in New York?
Pacific Standard spoke with Alyssa Smaldino, an organizer with Survived and Punished, about the governor's record reluctance to commute the sentences of jailed domestic abuse survivors.
Felons on Parole Will Soon Be Able to Vote in New York
An executive order issued by Governor Andrew Cuomo could extend voting rights to over 35,000 people.
New York Governor Signs Executive Order to Keep Net Neutrality Rules
The executive order requires Internet service providers to avoid charging different rates for higher loading speeds or blocking access to specific websites in order to be eligible for government contracts.
Capitol Case: One Man's Enduring Fight Against Government Secrecy
Robert Freeman, the executive director of the New York Committee on Open Government, reflects on seven governors and their records for transparency.