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Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge Traffic (credit: CBS 2)

Former State Lawmaker Questions East River Crossing Toll Plan

As 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.

12/01/2013

The Tappan Zee Bridge is seen from Tarrytown - Feb. 5, 2013 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Former Assemblyman: New Tappan Zee Bridge Will Mean Major Toll Hikes

No 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..

05/12/2013

Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks - Albany, NY - Oct 17, 2011 (credit: Governor's Office)

Gov. Andrew Cuomo Stands Against Millionaire’s Tax

The 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.

10/18/2011

The Indian Point nuclear power plant - Buchanan, NY - File / Photo: Monika Graff/Getty Images

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.

03/23/2011

The Indian Point nuclear power plant - Buchanan, NY - File / Photo: Monika Graff/Getty Images

Skepticism Grows About Safety Of Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant

A new report shows federal inspectors logged several “near miss” accidents at the Indian Point nuclear power plant in 2010.

03/18/2011

A woman casts her vote at the 92nd Street Y/PHOTO CREDIT DNAinfo/Gabriela Resto-Montero

Primary Day 2010: Results

Primary Day in New York was full of surprises.

CBS 2–09/15/2010

Rice, Schneiderman, Coffey (Photos/Associated Press)

Schneiderman Wins Primary For Attorney General

With 90-percent of precincts reporting unofficial results, Schneiderman’s gains in Manhattan, Brooklyn and the Bronx put him ahead by 17,000 votes.

09/15/2010

Rice, Schneiderman, Coffey (Photos/Associated Press)

No Immediate Winner In Attorney General Primary

Preliminary results in the statewide Democratic primary for attorney general show Eric Schneiderman leading but the five-way race still too close to call.

09/14/2010

(L-R) Rangel, Rice, Lazio (Photo/Getty, Associated Press)

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.

09/13/2010