New York State Assembly
The laws governing the rent paid by more than 2 million New York City residents are due to expire June 15, and state lawmakers are preparing for what could be a bruising debate over whether to renew, strengthen or weaken them.
There was a discrepancy between unofficial results that were called in and the actual numbers being uploaded from voting machine memory cards.
The change is expected to save millions of dollars in printing and many trees.
The proposal comes after a Sikh man was allegedly run over last month by a truck driver yelling hateful comments.
A Republican candidate from Long Island said officiating at same-sex wedding ceremonies has cost him the endorsement of his party.
An agreement between the state Senate and Assembly on whether to legalize medical marijuana in New York is due before midnight Monday in order to be voted on before the legislative session ends later this week.
New York State drew one step closer Wednesday to making yogurt the official state snack, with the state Assembly endorsing the measure.
With attention turning to the fall elections, New York legislators may end their session without voting on a minimum wage increase, medical marijuana, public campaign financing or other high-profile issues.
New York state lawmakers on Tuesday passed legislation proposed by Mayor Bill de Blasio, which would prevent higher tax bills for city residents who rebuilt or repaired their homes after they were damaged by Superstorm Sandy.
Throughout the summer New Yorkers will get a chance to relive their youth at the World’s Fair grounds in Flushing.
The bipartisan measure would allow health care professionals to provide orders for naloxone to certified training programs and pharmacies.
The state Senate voted to authorize the cameras Wednesday, two days after the Assembly did.
The New York State Assembly voted Monday to authorize hundreds of new speed cameras for school zones in New York City and Long Island.
Mayor Bill de Blasio received the funding for universal pre-kindergarten in the New York State budget – albeit without the tax hike on the wealthy he had requested.
The New York State Assembly has passed a $140 billion election-year budget that funds statewide prekindergarten and provides tax relief to homeowners and corporations.