Jeffrey Klein

Charter School (credit: CBS 2)

Charter School Advocates Praise Budget Deal Between New York Leaders, Gov. Cuomo

The deal includes the first ever state funded universal pre-kindergarten program as well as new protections for charter schools.

03/29/2014

New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver (file / credit: Office of Sheldon Silver)

Eye On Politics: Sheldon Silver Pushes N.Y. DREAM Act

New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver says that the state should its own DREAM Act to help undocumented immigrants go to college.

02/07/2013

Speaker of the New York State Assembly Sheldon Silver (file/Photo by Daniel Barry/Getty Images)

NYS Assembly Leader Reserving Judgment On New State Senate Power-Sharing Deal

Under the senate deal, the position of temporary president of the senate will alternate between the Republicans and the five-member IDC every two weeks.

12/11/2012

New York State Capitol in Albany (file / credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

GOP, Independent Democrats Take Control Of New York State Senate

Senate Republicans and the Independent Democratic Conference on Tuesday struck a deal to take control of the Senate in an unprecedented power-sharing deal.

12/04/2012

Doctor (file/credit: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Democratic Lawmakers Want Doctor Tie Ban In New York

Some lawmakers in Albany want a state law to prohibit doctors from wearing neckties in hospitals. The proposal cites a study that shows bacteria that could lead to serious infection can be carried on ties and other loose-fitting clothing.

05/04/2011

Michelle Mears (Photo/CBS 2)

Bronx Bridal Shop Owner Investigated For Alleged Fraud

The Westchester District Attorney has launched a criminal investigation of a bridal shop owner following complaints from 34 clients.

08/27/2010

There was screaming on the sidewalk, accusations of assault and calls to police as women paraded by the Lily Fleur Wedding Dress Shop in Yonkers, N.Y., on July 27, 2010, demanding their dresses or their money back. (credit: CBS)

Brides Riot Against Yonkers Dressmaker

Scam allegations turns Lily Fleur Dress Shop into squared circle.

CBS 2–07/28/2010