Bronx Unveils 2 New YMCA Facilities, Borough's First New Openings In 30 YearsIn a year filled with many hardships and closures, there was some welcome news Thursday. A new YMCA has officially opened in the Bronx, with the help of a former star basketball player.
State Assembly Judiciary Committee Will Issue Report On Investigation Into Andrew CuomoOutrage from lawmakers and some of the women accusing Gov. Andrew Cuomo of sexual harassment has forced state Assembly leaders to reverse course.
Cuomo Accuser Charlotte Bennett Calls Assembly Decision To Suspend Impeachment Probe: 'The Coward's Way Out'The Assembly announced it would abruptly end its impeachment proceedings Friday, saying it did not have the authority to impeach someone no longer in office.
New York State Assembly Suspends Cuomo Impeachment InvestigationSpeaker Carl Heastie made the announcement Friday afternoon.
Political Consultant: New York State's Impeachment Of Gov. Cuomo 'Could Get Very Ugly'Gov. Andrew Cuomo has defiantly resisted a chorus of calls for his resignation. That begs the question: Will state lawmakers impeach him?
Cuomo Gets Vaccinated At Harlem Event Showcasing His Support As Controversy Erupts Over Law Firm Conducting Assembly InvestigationMeanwhile, the state Assembly hired top law firm Davis Polk & Wardwell to handle its impeachment probe.
N.Y. Attorney General Letitia James Names Team Investigating Cuomo Sexual Harassment AllegationsCuomo put on his “business as usual” face at the Javits Center vaccination site, focusing on minority outreach and the need for people to get protected from COVID-19.
N.Y. Gov. Cuomo Signs Sweeping Police Reforms Into Law, Says They're 'Long Overdue'New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Friday signed sweeping police reform bills into law, notably banning chokeholds and repealing a hotly contested state law known as "50A," which kept officers' disciplinary records confidential.
Bail Reform: State Senate Democrats Propose Fix For Controversial New LawGov. Andrew Cuomo appeared to support the Senate plan, saying he proposed the same thing last year.
N.Y. Assembly Speaker: Sports Betting Unlikely To Pass This YearBronx Democrat Carl Heastie said Thursday that lawmakers in his chamber have raised "significant issues" about legislation that would allow bets at casinos and on mobile devices.
Cuomo, Lawmakers Reach $168.3 Billion State Budget DealThe deal includes surcharges on Uber and taxi rides in Manhattan, a tax on opioid makers and a new sexual harassment policy crafted following the launch of the #MeToo movement.
Cuomo Administration, Senate Republicans Agree To Changes In Gun Control LawIn the past, Cuomo has resisted calls to change what he considers a signature achievement.
Report: NY Assembly Speaker Profited From Mom's EmbezzlementHelene Heastie died three weeks after she was sentenced. Carl Heastie owned the home for another six years and finally sold if for a profit of nearly $200,000 in 2005.
Cuomo, Heastie Announce Ethics Reform DealThe measure announced Wednesday would also require lawmakers to disclose all outside income over $1,000.
Heastie Cites Minimum Wage, NYC Rent Rules Among Top Priorities As Assembly SpeakerCarl Heastie (D-Bronx), the new speaker of the New York State Assembly, said Thursday that raising the minimum wage and expanding higher education access are among his priorities as he settles into his position.