Cuomo Proposes Budget Amendments Aimed At Sex OffendersNew York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is focusing on keeping convicted sex offenders away from kids in a pair of new budget amendments.
Bronx Senator Accused Of Harassment Says Investigation UnderwaySen. Jeff Klein, a Bronx Democrat, said Tuesday in Albany that he had been told by his lawyers that the Joint Commission on Public Ethics is investigating Erica Vladimer's accusations.
Former Staffer Accuses New York State Sen. Jeff Klein Of Sexual MisconductAllegations of sexual misconduct against a New York State senator echoed Friday in Lower Manhattan, as protesters gathered on the steps of City Hall in support of the former staffer who accuses him of forcibly kissing her in 2015.
Lawmakers Want State To Step-In, Streamline City Housing Assistance ProgramsMayor Bill de Blasio's administration said it would like to stop using hotels and expensive cluster apartments for homeless families, but the demand is too high.
Data Shows 'Stomach-Turning' Conditions At NYC Public School CafeteriasState Sen. Jeff Klein said an investigation into New York City public school cafeterias found "stomach-turning cases" of mice droppings, flies, roaches and rat activity in public school cafeterias.
'It's Sickening': Man Who Delivered Deadly Sucker Punch Faces Misdemeanor ChargeSurveillance video showed Mathew Smith punch Patrick Gorman in the head right outside his Queens home. Nine hours later, Gorman was dead.
NYC To Require Child-Care Centers To Post Performance CardsMayor Bill de Blasio said Friday that 2,300 child-care center will be required to post the cards near their entrances.
Lawmakers Calling For Tougher Penalties To Combat Sales Of Synthetic MarijuanaLawmakers in New York are calling for tougher penalties for people who are caught selling synthetic marijuana.
NY Lawmakers Target Loophole Allowing Sex Offenders To Live Near Pre-K ProgramsKlein said some pre-K programs are located in stand-alone facilities. He is sponsoring a bill to cover those in the existing law, WCBS 880's Monica Miller reported.
Gov. Cuomo, Top State Legislators Head To Israel For 'Unity Mission'Cuomo says with Israel under increasing threat and antisemitic incidents on the rise, the time is now to make the state's commitment clear.
Gov. Cuomo, New York Officials To Visit Israel TuesdayCuomo, Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver and Senate co-leaders Dean Skelos and Jeff Klein will travel to Israel on Tuesday for a two-day visit.
Breakaway Democrats Might Dissolve Coalition With NY Senate RepublicansSenate Co-Leader Jeff Klein said Wednesday that his four-member Independent Democratic Conference will work to form a new coalition with traditional Democrats in the Senate.