Gov. Andrew Cuomo called off a swearing-in ceremony for his second term that had been planned for Wednesday night, electing to spend New Year’s Eve with his family instead.
During the rally, the Alliance for Tenant Power outlined its plan to shore up rent regulation laws that are up for renewal in June.
The debate is scheduled for Oct. 22 in Buffalo. It will feature Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Republican Rob Astorino, Green Party candidate Howie Hawkins and Libertarian Michael McDermott.
The celebration of Derek Jeter’s career extended way beyond the Bronx. There was plenty of RE2PECT upstate, too.
A new poll released Monday indicated that most New York state voters believe corruption is a serious problem in Albany, but most are unfamiliar with the anti-corruption commission the governor shuttered in April.
Cuomo Orders Flags At Half-Staff For Army Maj. Gen. Harold Greene, Albany Native Killed In Afghanistan Attack
The U.S. military said 55-year-old Army Maj. Gen. Harold Greene died Tuesday when a gunman believed to be an Afghan soldier opened fire at a military academy near Kabul.
State Sen. Dean Skelos said the City Council’s measure to lower the speed limit to 25 mph might not come to the Senate floor for a vote.
The group called on Cuomo to support passing the measure, dubbed the Compassionate Care Act, before this year’s regular legislative session concludes this week.
The words in the yearbook at Roosevelt High School in Roosevelt, Long Island, appear to be lifted from another school. While school officials said it was a clerical error, others have alleged it was plagiarism.
Cuomo said the changes to the so-called Compassionate Care Act don’t include a ban on smoking the drug and requiring the program to be evaluated in five years.
Fast food workers from around New York state rallied at the Statehouse in Albany Tuesday, demanding a higher minimum wage and calling for the passage of legislation that would let cities and towns set their own wage rules.
Sex trafficking victims gathered in Albany Tuesday, sharing their stories and urging New York state lawmakers to pass stronger criminal penalties for forcing someone into sexual servitude.
State lawmakers are hosting a roundtable discussion to examine the rise in heroin and opioid abuse in New York.
Carolos Sued, 36, faces several charges including drug possession and unlawful fleeing a police officer, police said.
Tom King of the New York State Rifle and Pistol Association said he wants to see the rhetoric dialed back.