State Sen. Greg Ball Criticizes Cuomo For Closing I-84A state senator says Gov. Andrew Cuomo is a little too quick to shut down Interstate 84 when nasty weather strikes.
Metro-North Train Derailment Victims Remembered FondlyThe MTA identified the victims Sunday as Donna L. Smith, 54, of Newburgh; James G. Lovell, 58, of Cold Spring; James M. Ferrari, 59, of Montrose; and Ahn Kisook, 35, of Queens.
NY State Senator Defends Calling For 'Torture' Of Boston Bombing SuspectRepublican Sen. Greg Ball of the Hudson Valley had taken heat for his Twitter posting Friday. He asked who wouldn't want to use torture against the second suspect in the bombing.
State Senator: Removal Of Gun Owner Map Is A 'Huge Win'New York State Sen. Greg Ball (R-Patterson) called the decision by the Journal News Media Group to remove a map of gun permits in Westchester and Rockland counties a “huge win.”
Gov. Cuomo Signs Nation's Toughest Gun Control Legislation Into LawThe Assembly voted in favor of the bill 104-43. The bill was passed by the Senate 43-18 late Monday. It was immediately was brought to Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who signed it into law.
Putnam County Won't Give Names Of Gun Permit Holders To Journal NewsExperts say the county will have a difficult time defending the refusal, because New York state law classifies the data as public.