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Carey, a Democrat, served two terms as governor from 1975 to 1982 after seven terms as a congressman from Brooklyn. Hailed for his crisis management during the city’s brush with insolvency, Carey mustered the backing needed to reorganize its shaky finances and restore confidence in both the city and state.
The bill would add MDPV and Mephedrone to the list of controlled substances. Thirty-four states including New York have banned bath salts already.
There were passionate protests on Wednesday and still no vote on same-sex marriage from the Senate. Republicans, who control the vote, have yet to decide if they want one — or when.
The 32 Republicans meeting will decide, maybe as soon as Wednesday, whether to send a bill approving same-sex marriage to the floor for a full vote.
There was marriage drama in Albany on Monday. A high-powered meeting between Gov. Andrew Cuomo and top lawmakers, ended with same-sex marriage in New York still stuck at the altar.
The legislative session is still set for Albany to end on Monday. However, it could be extended for days or a week or even longer as issues such as rent control and property taxes remain unresolved.
The substance is most often sold in small convenience stores. It causes hallucinations, paranoia, delusions, suicidal behavior and violence as well as chest pains and increased blood pressure.
The push for so-called “crossover” mirrors to compensate for blind spots in large trucks is taking on added urgency after last week’s death of a 4-year-old who was hit by a truck while riding his tricycle in Williamsburg.
A New York poll provides grim evidence of a continuing exodus from the state, once the national leader in manufacturing and other high-paying jobs.
A review of state records has found that New York’s prisons are running at about 88 percent capacity.
The former politician said in a published report that he was “consulting and assisting in the management” of the new restaurant.
Effective Friday, New York State was rolling back the four percent sales tax on clothes and shoes costing less than $55 per item.
“The Legislature not only passed an on-time budget, but a historic and transformational budget for the people of the state of New York,” Gov. Cuomo said.
New York state’s Independence Party bills itself as blasting a straightforward new path through two-party politics, but now the state’s third-largest party is increasingly embroiled in high-stakes intrigue of its own.
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman marked National Consumer Protection Week by releasing New York’s top 10 frauds of 2010 on Sunday.