New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver says that the state should its own DREAM Act to help undocumented immigrants go to college.
Baseball and blackjack? The owners of the Mets were all in on a 2011 proposal for a casino next to Citi Field, only to be rejected by the Bloomberg administration, according to the New York Post.
The 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.
Investigators believe Raphael Ward was shot after refusing to hand over his trendy winter coat, according to published reports.
Under the senate deal, the position of temporary president of the senate will alternate between the Republicans and the five-member IDC every two weeks.
James Conte was the GOP floor leader, responsible for making sure the Republican views on bills and spending were heard. He often did it with humor and always with respect for Democratic colleagues.
Silver hosted a meet and greet luncheon on 9/11, with some attendees donating money to Congressional candidate Assemblywoman Grace Meng.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed the measure into law on Friday. The goal is to address serious traffic problems created in Manhattan’s Chinatown and other places where the buses idled, waiting for passengers.
It is music to the ears of gamblers, and now city residents may be well on their way to hearing their own jingle with their own “gambling destination.”
The decision, which was handed down Thursday in Washington D.C., means that most Americans will be required to have health insurance or pay a fine.
Construction workers removed their helmets and looked on teary-eyed as the final steel beam of the tower was lifted into place Monday, accompanied by a rendition of “God Bless America” performed by gospel singer BeBe Winans.
New York parents will see for the first time the job evaluations of the teachers who instruct their children under a deal expected soon. Parents won’t get a detailed performance review, but rather broad categories such as “highly effective” and “ineffective.”
As Mayor Michael Bloomberg continues to tout his plan to ban over-sized sugary drinks in New York City, some city lawmakers are speaking out against the proposal.
The Assembly’s Democratic majority plans to pass its version of the bill Tuesday, but Senate Republican Majority Leader Dean Skelos said the measure won’t reach the Senate floor.
New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver says he doesn’t expect a floor vote in the waning weeks of this year’s legislative session on legalizing mixed martial arts