Andrea Stewart-Cousins

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams. (Credit CBS 2)

Brooklyn Borough President: Include Female Voice In State Budget Negotiations

He said not having a female voice in on the issues is an insult to the women of the state.


The New York state Capitol in Albany (credit: Getty Images)

NY Senate Democrats Look To Cap Outside Income For Lawmakers

Under the proposal announced Monday, lawmakers could make about $12,000, or 15 percent of their base salary of $79,500, in outside income.


New NYS Driver's License

New York State Eases Requirements On Some Name Changes For Driver’s Licenses

Elected officials and women’s rights advocates announced that the DMV has changed its policy regarding name changes to accommodate those who wish to use their maiden name as their middle name.


FILE -- A sign turning away potential job-seekers is seen outside of a construction site. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Unemployment Rises Nationwide To 9.2 Percent As Hiring Stalls

It will be two more weeks before the Tri-state area finds out its unemployment rates for the month of June, but if the national unemployment numbers released Friday are any indication of what’s to come, it doesn’t look good.


On Friday, May 6, 2011, The Connecticut Business Leadership Network held a employment conference and career fair for jobseekers (Photo by Christopher Capozziello/Getty Images)

NY State Senator Stewart-Cousins Pushing New Bill To Help The Unemployed Find Jobs

With many people out of work and looking for jobs, one New York state lawmaker wants to make sure everyone is getting fair chance.