Alfredo Balarin Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan Introduces New Fair Housing Legislation By Dave Lucas • Mar 23, 2021 Dave Lucas / WAMC Listen Listening... / 3:33 Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan has unveiled what some are calling "historic" fair housing legislation. Common Council-Backed Referendum Would Empower Albany Police Review Board By Dave Lucas • Mar 4, 2021 Dave Lucas / WAMC Listen Listening... / 3:15 The Albany Common Council has unanimously approved a local law that would give new powers to the city's Community Police Review Board. As Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan Charts 2021 And Re-Election Bid, Crime Remains A Focus By Dave Lucas • Feb 4, 2021 Jackie Orchard / WAMC Listen Listening... / 4:59 The crime rate in Albany is down, but high-profile gun violence — and public awareness of it — is off the charts. Common Councilors React To Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan’s State Of The City Address By Dave Lucas • Feb 2, 2021 Listen Listening... / 4:03 Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan delivered her State of the City address Monday evening. Mayor Sheehan Endorses Matt Toporowski For DA In Democratic Primary By Dave Lucas • Jun 12, 2020 WAMC photo by Dave Lucas Listen Listening... / 3:18 Eleven days before the primary, Albany County district attorney candidate Matt Toporowski picked up two endorsements from two high-ranking area officials late Friday. Details Still Few In City Of Albany’s Ransomware Attack By Dave Lucas • Apr 5, 2019 Yuri Samoilov/Flickr Listen Listening... / 3:38 The city of Albany is recovering from what the mayor called a "ransomware attack." Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan To Deliver State Of The City On Monday By Dave Lucas • Jan 10, 2019 WAMC photo by Dave Lucas Listen Listening... / 3:15 Mayor Kathy Sheehan gives her State of the City address on Monday, covering where Albany has been and where it's going. Albany Common Council Considers Waiving Bill To Poor People’s Campaign For Protest By Dave Lucas • Jun 28, 2018 Composite photo by Dave Lucas/WAMC Listen Listening... / 4:20 The Albany Common Council continues to ponder a recommendation to City Hall to waive a bill issued to the "Poor People's Campaign" after protesters disrupted downtown traffic. Albany Area Voters To Decide On City, County Races Tuesday By Dave Lucas • Nov 6, 2017 Composite photo by Dave Lucas/WAMC Listen Listening... / 3:25 Voters in the Albany area will decide a variety of city and county races Tuesday. Albany's 11th Ward Council Seat TBD In November By Dave Lucas • Sep 19, 2017 flickr Listen Listening... / 0:47 Absentee ballots have been counted, but the race for the Common Council seat in Albany's 11th ward is not over. New Faces Poised To Join Albany's Common Council By Dave Lucas • Sep 13, 2017 WAMC photo by Dave Lucas Listen Listening... / 3:09 With a resounding victory in the Democratic primary, Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan is highly likely to earn a second term. But it appears several new faces could be joining Albany’s Common Council. Albany Politics Heating Up: First Mayoral Debate Tonight By Dave Lucas • Aug 17, 2017 Composite Image by Dave Lucas (WAMC) Listen Listening... / 4:00 Ahead of the pivotal September 12 primary, three leading Democrats aspiring to get the party nod in the race for mayor of Albany are debating for the first time tonight. Citizen Action Endorses In Albany City Elections By Dave Lucas • Aug 16, 2017 WAMC photo by Dave Lucas Listen Listening... / 0:53 Citizen Action of New York has announced its endorsements in Albany’s city elections.