Sarah Taddeo, Rochester D and C

Sarah Taddeo

Rochester D and C

Rochester, NY, United States

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Recent articles by Sarah:

Antonio Delgado to be sworn in as New York's lieutenant governor on May 25

Rep. Antonio Delgado will officially take on his new role on Wednesday, triggering a special election for his congressional seat in the 19th District. → Read More

Court releases NY redistricting maps after public review. What to know

A special master finished New York's final congressional and Senate redistricting maps early Saturday morning. → Read More

NY Gov. Hochul signs executive order to target domestic terrorism, strengthen red flag law

Gov. Kathy Hochul signed executive orders Wednesday aimed to counter domestic terrorism and proposed legislation to narrow New York's gun laws. → Read More

Buffalo shooting victim Katherine Massey was community advocate for education, gun violence prevention

Katherine 'Kat' Massey wrote a letter to the editor decrying gun violence and illegal handguns and fought to lift up Buffalo's Black neighborhoods. → Read More

What kind of gun was used in the Buffalo shooting and was it legal? What we know

The suspected gunman used an assault-style rifle model that's legal in New York, but it had been modified with an illegal magazine, officials said. → Read More

You ask, we answer: What happens next with redistricting in New York?

Questions continue to swirl around New York's redistricting process, including on how candidates will access the ballot once new districts are drawn. → Read More

AG Letitia James wants abortion funding for low-income New Yorkers, out-of-state patients

Attorney General Letitia James announced new legislation to support abortion providers, low-income residents and those coming to NY for procedures. → Read More

Send us your questions about New York's redistricting process

New York's highest court struck down the state's redistricting maps this week. What questions do you have about the process, and what happens next? → Read More

Court of Appeals strikes down NY's redistricting maps. What happens now?

The Court of Appeals struck down New York's redistricting maps Wednesday, sending them back to the drawing board and likely delaying the primary election. → Read More

Bill would allow victims of sexual abuse as adults to sue. Will it become law?

Similar to the Child Victims Act, the legislation would open a one-year window for civil sexual abuse claims. → Read More

GOP sets sights on election wins as Hochul overshadowed by Benjamin's arrest, resignation

Hochul's early momentum in the gubernatorial race faltered when her lieutenant governor was arrested, and later resigned last week. → Read More

Lt. Gov. Brian Benjamin arrested on charges related to campaign finance scheme: Reports

Lt. Gov. Brian Benjamin was arrested Tuesday in connection to a scheme to funnel illegal contributions to a past campaign. → Read More

Excluded workers, NYC property tax break: What was left off NY's $220B budget deal?

From the Excluded Worker Fund to the 421-a property tax break, here's what didn't make it into New York's final budget deal. → Read More

Kathy Hochul: 'Full confidence' in Brian Benjamin as questions swirl around investigation

Brian Benjamin is Gov. Kathy Hochul's chosen political partner, despite questions around a federal investigation of his past campaign, she said Thursday. → Read More

Consumer advocate Ralph Nader rips Hochul on Bills stadium deal, calls it a 'giveaway'

Consumer advocate Ralph Nader took issue with the Bills stadium deal this week, suggesting that Gov. Hochul could name it "Taxpayer Stadium." → Read More

NY's $220B budget deal tweaks bail reform, approves Bills stadium deal. What to know

New York's budget was finalized as a "conceptual agreement" Thursday, a week late and coming in at $4 billion more than originally proposed. → Read More

NY passes stop gap bill to pay state employees as budget talks drag on

With a finished budget likely still days in the future, the Legislature passed a bill to allow state employees to be paid while negotiations continue. → Read More

Steuben County judge strikes down New York's redistricting maps, state to appeal

New York's redistricting maps were drawn with political bias by a Democratic Legislature, the judge said in his decision. → Read More

New York to miss budget deadline as hot button issues slow negotiations

New York's Legislature failed to deliver a finished budget before its deadline, meaning negotiations will likely continue into next week. → Read More

Bail reform, gas tax: 10 issues to watch as New York budget deadline looms

Gov. Kathy Hochul is in talks with the state Legislature to hammer out her first budget as the April 1 deadline approaches. → Read More