One bill, with the majority of members as co-sponsors, would criminalize chokeholds.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Tuesday vetoed two bills aimed at impacting the NYPD that were recently passed by the City Council.
Staten Island Councilman James Oddo said when he visited New Orleans recently, he was warned repeatedly about home elevation projects.
The New York Senate has confirmed Benjamin Lawsky, a former federal prosecutor in Manhattan and Cuomo’s chief of staff, is the first superintendent of the Department of Financial Services. He was a special assistant to Cuomo as attorney general.