The deal includes the first ever state funded universal pre-kindergarten program as well as new protections for charter schools.
New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver says that the state should its own DREAM Act to help undocumented immigrants go to college.
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.
Senate Republicans and the Independent Democratic Conference on Tuesday struck a deal to take control of the Senate in an unprecedented power-sharing deal.
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.
The Westchester District Attorney has launched a criminal investigation of a bridal shop owner following complaints from 34 clients.
Scam allegations turns Lily Fleur Dress Shop into squared circle.