Some of the most compelling stories in politics this year have been at state capitols, shining a spotlight on the importance of state-level coverage.
In New York, Kathy Hochul is succeeding Gov. Andrew Cuomo, while Cuomo blames the media for his downfall. In California, Gov. Gavin Newsom is fighting off radio host Larry Elder and other Republicans who want to replace him. In states in between, Republican governors are opposing anti-Covid measures and claiming to defend freedom — the freedom to die from a preventable illness.
Let’s start in New York with the cover of Tuesday’s New York Post, which is headlined “DOG GONE:”