Senate Majority Leader Martin Looney says he opposes efforts to limit public access to emergency 911 tapes, despite recommendations from a task force created after the Newtown school massacre.
President Barack Obama says the U.N. Security council must agree to a resolution on Syrian chemical weapons that includes consequences for the regime.
Speaking to the crowd at Dag Hammarskjold Plaza Wednesday, former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani sounded like he was on the campaign trail and told the anti-Iranian protesters that the U.S. needs another president like Republican Ronald Reagan.
Ahmadinejad launched a wide-ranging attack on the United States, suggesting in his remarks that our nation used the 9/11 attacks as a pretext for invasion of Afghanistan and Iraq.
President Obama said in public what he is also saying in private — that a Palestinian state can only be achieved by the Israelis and Palestinians going to the bargaining table and tackling the hard questions that face them.
If the traffic trouble from the United Nations General Assembly wasn’t enough for you, add a protest on Wall Street.
With most of the world’s leaders in town for the annual gathering, security is ramped up. That means frozen zones, escort convoys and more.
Two days out, the Assembly is already drawing world leaders and international criticism to New York. Among the world leaders gathering is the always controversial Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, and the hotel where he’ll stay is under fire for hosting him,
Legislation that would extend the amount of time that jobless residents in New Jersey could receive unemployment benefits has been sent to Gov. Chris Christie’s desk.
Two Connecticut legislative committees are endorsing a proposal that would require at least one carbon monoxide detector in every public and private school building.
A state senator from north central Connecticut who sits in traffic daily says officials could ease traffic jams by opening High Occupancy Vehicle lanes to single-passenger vehicles during rush hour and accidents.
A bill that would impose a nickel fee for plastic grocery bags is up for debate at the Connecticut State Capitol.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s firm yet vague threat to lay off thousands of state workers as part of the budget he’ll present Tuesday has employees and their families shaking.
Connecticut lawmakers will hear from more of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s nominees for top state positions, the first step in the confirmation process.
The temporary building on the north lawn of the complex was evacuated Tuesday, but staff and diplomats were allowed to return a few minutes later.