State Lawmakers

Charla Nash seeks right to sue state, March 21, 2014. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Some Conn. State Lawmakers Have Doubts About Letting Chimp Attack Victim Sue

Some Connecticut lawmakers have expressed doubts about giving a woman mauled by a chimpanzee in 2009 the right to sue the state for $150 million.

03/22/2014

Sen. Webster Wagner

Scene Of Metro-North Derailment Was Also Site Of Tragic 1882 Wreck

The Spuyten Duyvil curve where the deadly Metro-North derailment happened Sunday was the site of another tragic derailment nearly 132 years ago, which took the life of a New York State senator who is sometimes credited with inventing the sleeping car.

12/01/2013

New York State Capitol in Albany (file / credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Cuomo, State Lawmakers Reach Budget Deal

Governor Andrew Cuomo and legislative leaders said Wednesday evening that they have reached a state budget agreement, which would include raising the minimum wage to $9 an hour over three years.

03/20/2013

New York State Capitol in Albany (file / credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Cuomo, State Lawmakers Work To Hammer Out Budget Deal

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and state legislative leaders were hoping Sunday to announce agreement on the third straight on-time budget.

03/17/2013

State Sen. Loretta Weinberg talks with then-Governor Jon Corzine (credit: AP Photo)

Lawmakers Push Bill To Remove Sexism From NJ Laws

State Sens. Loretta Weinberg, a Democrat, and Jennifer Beck, a Republican, were sponsoring the measure.

02/14/2011