Gustavo Rivera

A bill in the New York state Legislature would create a path to state citizenship for 2.7 million undocumented people living in New York. (Credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Immigrants, Advocates Rally For New York State Citizenship

The bill’s sponsor, state Sen. Gustavo Rivera, D-Bronx, said the legislation would grant state citizenship if “someone can demonstrate proof of identity, live here for three consecutive years, pay taxes for three consecutive years.”

06/16/2014

Pomegranate frozen yogurt from Pinkberry. (Image from www.pinkberry.com)

After Lengthy Debate, NY Senate OKs Yogurt As State Snack

Lawmakers were discussing whether to approve legislation making yogurt the official state snack — which the ultimately approved in a 52-8 vote.

05/06/2014

Carl Paladino on stage after winning the Republican Gubernatorial primary (AP Photo/Don Heupel)

Paladino: NY’ers Are Fed Up With Government

Paladino spoke with 1010 WINS Wednesday and said his primary victory was a message from New Yorkers that they weren’t going to take politics as usual anymore.

09/15/2010

A woman casts her vote at the 92nd Street Y/PHOTO CREDIT DNAinfo/Gabriela Resto-Montero

Primary Day 2010: Results

Primary Day in New York was full of surprises.

CBS 2–09/15/2010

Rep. Charles Rangel

Rangel Wins Primary Despite Ethics Charges

Voters have given embattled Harlem Rep. Charles Rangel another chance even though he faces more than a dozen ethics charges in Congress.

09/14/2010

Manhattan polling place

Bloomberg: Poll Problems ‘A Royal Screw-Up’

There were major problems at the polls on primary day in New York and it’s all connected to the debut of the state’s new electronic voting machines.

CBS 2–09/14/2010

Sen. Majority Leader Pedro Espada (file)

Foe Accuses Espada Of Bully Campaign Tactics

Embattled Sen. Pedro Espada has been accused by an opponent of using strong-arm tactics to knock him off the ballot.

CBS 2–08/05/2010