Governor Andrew Cuomo
Governor Andrew Cuomo said the state is targeting $5.9 million toward raising sand levels including dune restoration at New Dorp Beach, South Beach, Cedar Grove and Oakwood.
Governor Andrew Cuomo ordered dozens of public hearings to make sure all questions about a new Tappan Zee bridge are answered.
Riverkeeper says the bridge would damage the Hudson River’s ecosystem. It also says the bridge will be immediately obsolete because it will not include mass transit.
The Wilpon/Katz group claimed a big victory in court today when they reached an overwhelmingly positive settlement. Steve Kallas explains it all…
The new multi-billion dollar project for the 3-mile span over the Hudson River is upsetting some local residents affected by the construction.
Governor Andrew Cuomo announced a statewide initiative aimed at curtailing gun violence on Saturday.
Minimum wage workers haven’t seen a pay increase in three years. That could soon change, since State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver reportedly plans to introduce a bill today, raising the state’s minimum wage from $7.25 an hour to $8.50.
About two dozen protesters were outside Cuomo’s office calling on him to ban hydrofracking. The process uses water and chemicals to extract natural gas from the earth.
The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals says the law should help authorities crack down on dog fights and cockfights where spectators drive the market.
By far the largest group marched to the United Nations to demand that all New Yorkers, all 20 million residents, not just the 212 members of the legislature, be given a say on whether same sex marriage should be legal.
The Empire State Pride Agenda’s check to the Democrat was one of the biggest among Cuomo’s $5.5 million in contributions since January.
Cuomo’s proposal would make texting, tweeting and gaming at the wheel a primary offense. That means drivers would face 3 points on their license and up to a $150 fine.
One notable no-show to Sunday’s Celebrate Israel Parade on Fifth Avenue was Congressman Anthony Weiner, whose absence apparently did not sit will with a top U.S. senator.
Quinn will be joined by a dozen other Council members as they take their fight to the state capital.
There’s high anxiety in New York’s fourth largest city, as Yonkers schools face crushing program cuts in a faceoff between the city and its teachers union.