New York State
The New York state budget will give grants to gas stations for generators so that if another superstorm like Sandy hits, there will not be interminable lines at gas stations.
Tough new gun control measures kick in Saturday throughout New York State.
The New York State Assembly voted Wednesday to suspend until 2015 any action on allowing gas drilling using fracking.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Monday that he is only open to “technical changes” to correct mistakes in his landmark gun control legislation, and not substantive changes.
Proposed New York state legislation would protect gender identity or expression from discrimination, and subject any violator to a potential hate crime prosecution.
New York State Court of Appeals Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman said advances in technology mandate the opening of all courtrooms to cameras so New Yorkers can see for themselves how justice works.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Tuesday that his administration is working with banks to release nearly $208 million in checks already approved for victims of Superstorm Sandy.
A new report has issued a long list of suggestions for preventing another storm like Superstorm Sandy from bringing similar devastation to New York.
A survey released late last week showed uncertainty among New York state school board members about whether students have adequate access to mental health services.
State officials say New York gamblers plunked down a record $9.1 billion on state-sanctioned lottery games in 2012.
The rate of premature births in New York State has continued its trend of decline, according to state heath officials.
The pressure was on New York lawmakers this weekend to get federal funds to help cover the billions in damage from Superstorm Sandy, and homeowners have been waiting for help too.
Advocates for the working poor rallied in Albany Monday, urging state government leaders who are poised to raise their salaries in coming weeks to also raise the minimum wage and replenish food banks for victims of Superstorm Sandy.
Teens trying to get anything other than their ears pierced could soon be banned from doing so across New York State if their parents don’t sign-off on it for them.
A spokesman for Trump says the businessman and television host changed his affiliation to preserve his option to seek the presidency in 2012.