Tampon Tax Ban Gets Final Approval From NY State LawmakersA spokesman says Gov. Andrew Cuomo will sign it into law. It will take effect in the subsequent sales tax quarter.
New NY Laws Would Let Bars Start Selling Alcohol Before NoonGov. Andrew Cuomo made the announcement at a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the states newest craft brewery, Three Heads Brewing, in Rochester on Wednesday.
NY Gov. Cuomo Defends Former Aide Under Federal InvestigationThe investigation is focusing on Cuomo's longtime assistant and friend, Joseph Percoco, who was the Democratic governor's executive secretary until early January.
Longtime Aide To Governors Andrew, Mario Cuomo Faces Federal InvestigationJoseph Percoco has been one of the governor's closest advisors and confidants for nearly 30 years. The former top aide also worked for Governor Mario Cuomo.
Former Cuomo Aide Subject Of 'Buffalo Billion' Lobbying ProbeManhattahn U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara's office has launched an probe into the practices of Joseph Percoco, who served as Cuomo's executive deputy secretary.
New York Will Soon Require Insurers To Cover Depression Screening For Pregnant Women, New Moms New York state will soon require health insurers to cover depression screening for pregnant women and new mothers.
New York Becomes Last State To Lift Professional MMA BanThe light heavyweight Liam McGeary, an English expatriate who lives in Brooklyn and fights for Bellator, isn't the only mixed martial arts champion most New Yorkers have never heard of. But they may soon.
Cuomo: Javits Center Expansion Will Begin Sooner Than ExpectedCuomo said the state is accelerating the timelines so that construction on the 1.2 million square foot expansion will begin this fall.
Nina In New York: We Are The Champions (Of Paid Family Leave)Just last week, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a law that grants New Yorkers the most generous family leave policy in the country. The country!
NY Gov. Cuomo Signs Bill Gradually Increasing Minimum Wage To $15The law also establishes paid family leave for New York workers.
NY Senate OKs Budget Bill To Boost State Minimum Wage To $15The Republican-controlled chamber voted 61-1 Friday for approval after working through the night to pass other parts of the $156 billion spending plan for the fiscal year that began at 12:01 a.m. Friday.
Malloy Bans State-Funded Travel To North Carolina Over Transgender Bathroom BillThe ban is in response to a bill signed by Gov. McCrory that invalidates an order allowing people to use restrooms aligned with their gender identity.

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