Dan Clark

Dan Clark is a reporter for the Buffalo News and PolitiFact New York.

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Have sex crimes on New York City's subway increased under de Blasio?

Nicole Malliotakis, the Republican candidate for New York City mayor, says the number of sex crimes on the city’s subway system has increased since Mayor Bill de Blasio took office in 2014. "People are packed in like sardines," Malliotakis said in a new television ad, "and subway sex crimes are up over 50 percent." Sex crimes refer to acts of a sexual nature on the subway, like touching someone without consent or public lewdness. Riding the subway has been less than pleasant lately, with frequent delays and occasional equipment failures. But is Malliotakis right when she says riding the subway has become more dangerous as well?

Who's paying for the $4 billion Tappan Zee Bridge replacement?

"That means all of upstate that uses the Thruway is going to be paying for the Tappan Zee Bridge, something he has not wanted to disclose for the bridge he is naming after his father," Cox said. Is Cox right? Will upstate Thruway drivers foot part of the bill for the new bridge connecting Westchester and Rockland counties?

What is 'covfefe'?

So there is this dumb thing the Internet did today. But if you’re like us, you probably saw it at some point and wondered what was up. PolitiFact is here for you.

Six questions answered about this year's state budget deal

Ride-hailing upstate, free college tuition, tax cuts, and more. Here's what you need to know about this year's state budget in New York.

Fact-checking fake news on International Fact-checking Day

Sunday, April 2, is International Fact-checking Day. To mark the day, PolitiFact conducted a "fact-check-a-thon" on fake news.

Recap of Rex Tillerson's Senate confirmation hearing for secretary of state

An overview of Rex Tillerson's senate confirmation hearing for secretary of state.