State Of New York
The State of New York has demanded a review of environmental conditions on Plum Island, off the coast of eastern Long Island, before the federal government can sell the island and move an infectious animal disease laboratory to a new facility in Kansas.
Motorists who lose their license for drunken driving may be issued a conditional license, limited to essential trips like work, school and medical appointments.
The State of New York said Tuesday that it will give same-sex spouses refunds for estate taxes they were forced to pay because federal law didn’t recognize gay marriage.
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.