Sen. Diane Savino

New York State Sen. Diane Savino. (Credit: WCBS 880)

State Senator Has Tough Words On Facebook For Cyclists Who Disobey Law

New York State Sen. Diane Savino (D-Staten Island/Brooklyn) had strong words for cyclists who disobey the law in a Facebook post Thursday.

09/25/2014

Medical marijuana (file/credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Medical Marijuana Advocates Call On Cuomo To Move Forward With Compassionate Care Act

The group called on Cuomo to support passing the measure, dubbed the Compassionate Care Act, before this year’s regular legislative session concludes this week.

06/18/2014

Medical marijuana (file/credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Sponsor Hopes For Agreement On Medical Marijuana Bill In New York

The 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.

06/12/2014

A case containing medical marijuana (Photo: CBS 2)

NY Lawmakers Begin Negotiations Over Medical Marijuana

Gov. Andrew Cuomo recently said he’s open to the so-called “Compassionate Care Act,” but has reservations about the drug being exploited.

06/12/2014

FILE -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo (credit: Getty Images)

Cuomo Says He’ll Approve Medical Marijuana With Proper Regulation

New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Monday that he will sign medical marijuana legislation into law as long as the measure “makes sense.”

06/09/2014

Marijuana plants grow at Perennial Holistic Wellness Center, a not-for-profit medical marijuana dispensary in Los Angeles. (credit: Getty Images)

State Senate Committee Advances Medical Marijuana Bill

The Republican-led New York State Senate Health Committee approved a medical marijuana bill on Tuesday.

05/20/2014

New York U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand in Union Square - May 3, 2013 (credit: Monica Miller / WCBS 880)

Gillibrand Pushes Legislation To Improve Contaminated Site Cleanup

A push has been launched for the federal government to provide additional help in cleaning up contaminated sites.

08/10/2013

Reality Weekly Launch Event Hosted By Isabella Barrett

Lawmakers: Lack Of Labor Protections Allows For Abuse Of Child Models

New York state lawmakers joined former child models Sunday to release a report detailing the lack of labor protections for children who work as models.

06/09/2013

Gov. Andrew Cuomo (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Governor Cuomo Mulling Medical Marijuana Law In New York

The Democrat said he is talking to both sides of the issue, but hasn’t changed his view opposing the prescription use of marijuana.

07/20/2011