New York State Assembly
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.
Legislation introduced in Albany dramatically expands the number of speed cameras in New York City, and lets Nassau and Suffolk counties install them too.
The battle between Mayor Bill de Blasio and Gov. Andrew Cuomo over charter schools has led to a tentative deal on a reform package from state lawmakers, sources told CBS 2 News.
New York state legislative leaders said Wednesday they were closing in on a deal to fund pre-kindergarten, and discussing a delay to Common Core academic standards as they tried to finalize budget bills this week.
Mayor Bill de Blasio and City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito have told a conference of state lawmakers they are backing a bill to open state financial aid to students in the country illegally.
New York’s Assembly has passed a series of bills intended to provide affordable child care, increase funding for child care subsidies and establish paid leave for medical emergencies, the birth or adoption of a child or to take care of a sick relative.