State Of New York
City University of New York law professor Jenny Rivera was confirmed to the state’s highest court Monday by the state Senate, after some Republican senators faulted Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s choice for limited experience as a trial lawyer and judge.
The state Thruway Authority approved the least expensive of three options for a new Tappan Zee Bridge.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo said an advisory board favors the least expensive option, which would cost $3.14 billion.