Gay rights advocates hailed the bipartisan, 64-32 vote as a historic step although it could prove short-lived.
Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan announced Monday that the state will receive nearly $2.1 billon, and the city will get over $1.3 billion.
As the anniversary of superstorm Sandy approaches this week, Sen. Charles Schumer says New York will receive $6.3 billion in storm aid in 2014.
Thousands of furloughed federal workers returned to work across the country Thursday after 16 days off the job due to the partial government shutdown.
Congress has passed legislation to reopen the partially shuttered federal government and avert a potentially disastrous default on U.S. obligations
Senators put faith in party leaders Sunday to devise a plan that would reopen the government and steer clear of a potential default this week.
Some of New York’s political heavyweights voiced their frustration Sunday over the partial government shutdown, which entered its sixth day.
On the brink of a government shutdown, the Senate voted 54-46 on Monday to strip a one-year delay in President Barack Obama’s health care law from the bill that would keep the government operating.
Gov. Dan Malloy said Metro-North commuters can expect a “very reduced schedule” on Monday compared with a normal peak period. Trains are expected to run at 50 percent capacity on the New Haven line.
The Metro-North Railroad on Sunday announced that some slight service improvements are on the horizon for New Haven Line for the start of the work week Monday.
MERRICK, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) – New York Sen. Charles Schumer is calling on the federal government to develop a plan to protect Nassau County’s coastline, similar to one in neighboring Suffolk. Schumer said a plan for […]
“I am asking, really demanding that Delta, American, U.S. Air, and United Airlines put the brakes on these out of control change of flight fees,” he said.
Residents said they were told that their rents will be going up on June 1, with rent increases ranging anywhere from $100 to over $900 a month.
Gun control was on the floor of the U.S. Senate on Thursday after an attempt by conservatives to block the bills failed. But the real debate was just beginning.
Three months after Sandy ravaged coastal areas in much of the Northeast, President Barack Obama chided lawmakers for taking their time to approve the funding even as he commended them for providing the long-awaited aid.