New York State

Interfaith Medical Center in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

State Steps In To Keep Brooklyn’s Interfaith Medical Center Open

Days after an announcement that Interfaith Medical Center in Brooklyn would be closing, New York State gave the hospital a reprieve by committing to funding until March of next year.

12/23/2013

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Obamacare Enrollment In New York: Over 100,000 So Far

Over 100,000 residents of New York have successfully enrolled so far. New York has more than two million uninsured residents.

12/23/2013

Gov. Andrew Cuomo   (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Cuomo’s Pledge: Start, Expand Business In N.Y. And Avoid Taxes For Decade

A slick new television ad makes a promise most business owners would jump at: Start-up or expand a business in New York and enjoy a 10-year exemption from property, sales and even state income taxes.

12/20/2013

Gov. Andrew Cuomo (file / credit: Governor's Office)

Cuomo Calls For Tax Break For New York State Renters

New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo has decided to support the minority position of his own tax commission when it comes to providing a property tax credit to renters across the state, with most of the break going to New York City tenants.

12/16/2013

New York Rising Meeting

L.I. Residents Call ‘New York Rising’ Storm Relief Program Incompetent

The New York Rising program was set up by the state to help victims of Superstorm Sandy rebuild, but many have said the program has failed to deliver.

12/03/2013

A train car on Metro North's New Haven Line (Credit MTA/Metro North)

State Takes To MTA Trains With New Tourism Campaign

New York State is spreading the word that it is best to spend your money closer to home, in a new campaign that includes a novel relationship with the Metropolitan Transportation Authority.

10/26/2013

ACA Drip Pan

Buying Health Insurance For The First Time? Here’s A Checklist To Get You Started.

This checklist shows the most important aspects of this sweeping new law that you should consider before you make any decisions.

10/14/2013

Revenge Porn

State Senator: New York Law Against Revenge Porn Should Be Tougher Than Calif. Law

A New York State Senator who is seeking a statewide ban on revenge porn said this week that a similar law in California does not go far enough.

10/05/2013

Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance. (credit: Getty Images)

New York DAs Push For Revamped Fraud, Corruption Laws

The last comprehensive revision of the criminal law in New York State was 1965.

09/24/2013

Yelp

New York Attorney General Cracks Down On Fake Online Reviews

If you rely on online reviews for the inside scoop on businesses, some new revelations suggest you might want to rethink your strategy.

09/23/2013

Hard Apple Cider is just one of Liza Utter's suggestions for holiday party cocktails. (credit: EJ Media Group)

Schumer Pushes For Lower Taxes On Hard Cider

U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) is one of two senators leading an effort to lower the taxes on hard cider.

09/21/2013

U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara (credit: justice.gov)

U.S. Attorney To Commission: Political Corruption Is Out Of Hand In N.Y. State

U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara told a new state commission Tuesday night that recent corruption in New York state politics infects state and local officials of both major parties, and has reached intolerable proportions.

09/17/2013

New NYS Driver's License

N.Y. DMV Prepares To Unveil New Black-And-White Driver’s Licenses

The New York State Department of Motor Vehicles has released samples of the new driver’s license design, which is aimed at cracking down on counterfeit licenses.

08/10/2013

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Report: Anti-Semitic Incidents Jumped In New York In 2012

New statistics Monday said the number of anti-Semitic incidents jumped in New York State last year, and the state ranks at the top of the nation for such acts.

07/22/2013

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Nudists Aim For World Record For Skinny-Dipping

Nudist clubs across North America – including the Tri-State Area – were taking to the water en masse Saturday for an attempt at a world record.

07/13/2013

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