Gov. Andrew Cuomo is delivering a broad election-year agenda in a State of the State speech promoting a property tax freeze, tougher anti-corruption laws and modernizing New York City’s airports.
After being hit by Hurricanes Lee and Irene and superstorm Sandy — three so-called “once in a lifetime” weather events — and a total of nine presidentially-declared weather disasters in three years, Gov. Cuomo said he wants to make sure New York is “storm ready.”
The governor is trying to do something about New York’s reputation as a high-tax, anti-business state by slashing everything from property taxes to estate taxes to business taxes.
Snow was the first big test for Bill de Blasio. But much to the surprise of many, the new mayor decided to join the snow removal brigade himself.
William Bratton officially took the reins of the nation’s largest police department on Thursday, becoming the 42nd police commissioner at a time when there is a demand for big change, especially in the area of stop-and-frisk.
Bill de Blasio was sworn in as the 109th mayor of New York City at midnight during a small ceremony at his Brooklyn home.
The five-minute video featuring 19-year-old Chiara de Blasio was released Tuesday on YouTube.
It takes a very special man to score a ride in a private train car to an unfinished subway station. Any guesses who that man was and where he was going?
The clock is ticking toward a Monday deadline to enroll in Obamacare, and the White House has approved another round of changes to get more people into the program.
Ariel Russo was walking with her grandmother Katia Gutierez on June 4 when authorities said the SUV of a teenage driver being chased by police jumped the curb on Amsterdam Avenue.
It’s the battle of the mayors. Michael Bloomberg has offered an unprecedented challenge to his successor to slash union benefits — for the good of the city — even if it means he doesn’t get re-elected.
Even though some of the Obamacare website’s flaws have been fixed, impressions of the law remain negative, even among those it was designed to help. A new poll shows the uninsured remain skeptical.
There were epic traffic delays, yet again, Monday night, because of emergency repair work at the George Washington Bridge. And then on Tuesday the head engineer said we haven’t seen the end of this.
The Michael Bloomberg era in New York City ends in just two weeks.
He leaves with friends, enemies and a long list of accomplishments, which, in true Mayor Mike style, he wants to be the first to tell you about.
A state Assembly panel has been holding hearings into the closing that took place leading to the GWB in September. Baroni said they were closed for a traffic study.