New York is one of seven states that explicitly ban discrimination in adoption based on sexual orientation.
Two local U.S. senators introduced a bill on Sunday that would end a federal ban in states where medical marijuana has been made legal.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu thanked the United States and President Barack Obama for aiding Israel, but warned of the threat that Iran poses to Israel’s survival.
The executive in charge of FEMA’s insurance program has admitted that homeowners may have been cheated out of millions in insurance money.
The New York Democrat will announcing legislation Sunday that would force the 23 states that don’t have an online registration system to establish one.
Senator Kirsten Gillibrand joined parents and business owners outside of her Manhattan office on Sunday, and urged Congress to pass federal legislation that would create paid maternity leave.
The $85 billion budget-cutting mechanism could affect everything from commercial flights to classrooms to meat inspections.
Chief Justice John Roberts delivered the court’s ruling shortly after 10 a.m. Thursday to a crowd of about 400 to 500 people inside the marble courtroom.
There were a number of hotly contested Democratic primaries that were getting voters to the polls on Tuesday, especially in the racially and ethnically diverse 8th Congressional District in Brooklyn and Queens.
The media wasn’t invited on Saturday when City Council Speaker Christine Quinn — the city’s first openly gay council speaker — married her longtime partner, Kim Catullo.
There’s more than a trip to the Stanley Cup Finals at stake in the Round 3 series between the New Jersey Devils and New York Rangers.
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is appearing with veterans in Manhattan to renew her call for a quick troop drawdown in Afghanistan.
Sens. Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand, along with Long Island congressman Timothy Bishop, say immigration officials have granted permission for South African Tim Smulian to remain in the United States for another year.
New York’s junior senator, Kirsten Gillibrand, is a main sponsor of the so-called “Stock Act,” which forces lawmakers, their aides and family members to publicly disclose financial transactions.
Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is lending support to Nazim Habib and her 19-year-old daughter, Nadia. Her office is optimistic the pair will be able to stay in the United States.