Cuomo Cites Agency Gains For Disabled In VetoCuomo said the Office for People with Developmental Disabilities keeps improving its processing, that the legislation largely duplicates what's already happening and the issue should have been addressed in the budget.
Long Island Assemblyman Harvey Weisenberg Set To RetireLongtime New York State Assemblyman Harvey Weisenberg (D-Long Beach) announced Monday that he will not run for reelection this fall.
N.Y. Assemblyman Suing AHRC Over Re-Hiring Of Disgraced EmployeeA disgraced caregiver who was fired for abusing a disabled man may be back on the job, according to a leading advocate for the rights of disabled people.
L.I. Assemblyman Filing Lawsuit Charging Abuse Of Disabled, Adult SonNew York Assemblyman Harvey Weisenberg said the suit filed in Brooklyn federal court will name AHRC Nassau and Dwayne Edwards with abusing his adult son Ricky, who suffers from cerebral palsy, three years ago.
Cuomo Signs Under 17 Indoor Tanning Ban Legislation Teens under age 17 in New York will be banned from indoor tanning under a new law intended to protect children from ultraviolet radiation and a higher risk of skin cancer.
Police: L.I. Man Charged With DWI After Seriously Injuring 2 In CrashJames O'Donnell, 47, was driving on Holbrook Road when he hit a Lincoln, injuring the 26-year-old driver and her passenger, police said.
LI Lawmaker Wants Expiration Dates On SunscreenMost people probably don't know how long a bottle of sunscreen has been sitting on a store's shelf, but it's been for more than two years, the product will no longer protect your skin from sun burns and skin cancer.
NY Senators Push To Toughen Texting-At-Wheel LawThe state's Senate Republicans promised Tuesday to pass legislation that would allow police to stop and ticket motorists for texting while driving.