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Sources say the offer to hike the minimum wage was offered as part of a deal to revamp disability pensions for cops and firefighters injured in the line of duty.
The state’s rent regulations had expired June 16 but were temporarily extended as lawmakers continued to negotiate.
With MMA star Ronda Rousey in Albany earlier Tuesday lobbying for its passage, supporters in the Democrat-controlled Assembly say they believe momentum is building.
The New York Senate has voted to legalize marijuana to alleviate pain and other symptoms for some severely ill patients.
The state Senate voted 43-14 Wednesday to again approve legislation to make New York the 46th state to legalize and regulate the sport, though opposition remains in the Assembly
The current form asks for one bride’s name and one groom’s name. The gender-neutral versions would allow each person to choose whether he or she is a bride, groom or spouse.
Former New York City Mayor Ed Koch said the state Senate’s Republican majority was “dishonorable” for putting off the critical redistricting reform they promised in last fall’s election.
Republicans on Saturday regained control of New York’s Senate beginning in January after a recount in a key seat on Long Island certified that the GOP candidate won.
A wild night of seesawing race totals and margins as close as a single vote Tuesday have left majority control of New York’s state Senate uncertain, but with Republicans having a good chance of seizing control of the chamber.
New York’s Democratic Sens. Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand both sought a new term Tuesday, a political novelty stemming from Gillibrand’s appointment last year.
NEW YORK (WCBS 880) — Former Nassau County legislator David Mejias has dropped out of the race for a New York state senate seat, eight days after he was arrested on charges of stalking and harassing […]
The budget battle continues in New York as the state Legislature gets ready to return to session Tuesday. The budget was originally due April 1.