NY Assembly Speaker Silver Takes Leave Of Absence From NYC Law FirmNew York City-based Weitz & Luxenberg announced the separation Wednesday. President Perry Weitz says the firm was "shocked'' to learn about the accusations against Silver.
Former State Lawmaker Questions East River Crossing Toll PlanAs December brings higher tolls to the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey crossings, another effort is in progress to toll crossings across the East River that are currently free.
Former Assemblyman: New Tappan Zee Bridge Will Mean Major Toll HikesNo toll hike is planned for the Tappan Zee Bridge next year, but a former state assemblyman from Westchester County said the move is only delaying the inevitable..
Gov. Andrew Cuomo Stands Against Millionaire's TaxThe push for a higher tax on New Yorkers making more than $1 million a year is getting fresh life with a new poll showing overwhelming support, a high-profile rally on Monday and the strengthening Occupy Wall Street protest in New York City.
NRC To Make Indian Point Nuclear Plant 'Top Priority'The Nuclear Regulatory Commission is making a top priority of reviewing the Indian Point power plant located north of New York City near a geologic fault line.
Skepticism Grows About Safety Of Indian Point Nuclear Power PlantA new report shows federal inspectors logged several "near miss" accidents at the Indian Point nuclear power plant in 2010.
Primary Day 2010: ResultsPrimary Day in New York was full of surprises.
Schneiderman Wins Primary For Attorney GeneralWith 90-percent of precincts reporting unofficial results, Schneiderman's gains in Manhattan, Brooklyn and the Bronx put him ahead by 17,000 votes.
No Immediate Winner In Attorney General PrimaryPreliminary results in the statewide Democratic primary for attorney general show Eric Schneiderman leading but the five-way race still too close to call.
New York Candidates Prepare For Primary Day A number of high profile races -- including the Republican primary for governor and Democratic nomination for attorney general will be decided Tuesday.