NY Senators Calling For ‘50 Hour Learning Week,’ After School Program ExpansionSen. Jeffrey Klein said the proposal would combine traditional classroom work with other types of learning opportunities.
State Senator Has Tough Words On Facebook For Cyclists Who Disobey LawNew York State Sen. Diane Savino (D-Staten Island/Brooklyn) had strong words for cyclists who disobey the law in a Facebook post Thursday.
Medical Marijuana Advocates Call On Cuomo To Move Forward With Compassionate Care ActThe group called on Cuomo to support passing the measure, dubbed the Compassionate Care Act, before this year's regular legislative session concludes this week.
Sponsor Hopes For Agreement On Medical Marijuana Bill In New YorkThe bill's sponsor said talks between between the governor's office, Senate and Assembly have started and and her goal is an agreement within days.
NY Lawmakers Begin Negotiations Over Medical MarijuanaGov. Andrew Cuomo recently said he's open to the so-called "Compassionate Care Act," but has reservations about the drug being exploited.
Cuomo Says He'll Approve Medical Marijuana With Proper RegulationNew York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Monday that he will sign medical marijuana legislation into law as long as the measure ``makes sense.''
State Senate Committee Advances Medical Marijuana BillThe Republican-led New York State Senate Health Committee approved a medical marijuana bill on Tuesday.
Gillibrand Pushes Legislation To Improve Contaminated Site CleanupA push has been launched for the federal government to provide additional help in cleaning up contaminated sites.
Lawmakers: Lack Of Labor Protections Allows For Abuse Of Child ModelsNew York state lawmakers joined former child models Sunday to release a report detailing the lack of labor protections for children who work as models.
Governor Cuomo Mulling Medical Marijuana Law In New YorkThe Democrat said he is talking to both sides of the issue, but hasn't changed his view opposing the prescription use of marijuana.

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