Cuomo: Amazon Backing Out 'The Greatest Tragedy I Have Seen Since I Have Been In Government'Cuomo said the project would've have brought in 25,000 jobs and $27 billion in revenues in exchange for $3 billion in incentives, and mocked those he said failed to understand it.
Lawmakers Riding The Rails To Talk To People About Out How To Make NYC Subways BetterState Sen. Michael Gianaris kicked off a series of subway ride-alongs at Queensboro Plaza station.
De Blasio Says Amazon 'Just Plain Walked Away' From NYC, Residents Still Divided On Failed DealReaction to Amazon’s decision to pull the plug on a second headquarters in Long Island City, Queens has become just as divisive as the agreement itself.
Report: Amazon Reconsidering NYC Headquarters Amid Growing OppositionAmazon is reconsidering its plan to open its second headquarters in Long Island City, according to a report in the Washington Post.
Gianaris Speaks Out On Pending Amazon Deal For NYC HQState Senate Deputy Majority Leader Michael Gianaris talks about his issues with the deal to let Amazon build their new headquarters in Long Island City.
State Senate Democrats Deal Potential Blow To Amazon DealOpen warfare erupted in the state capital Tuesday over the controversial Amazon deal.
Queens Man Faces Charges In Anti-Gay Graffiti SpreePolice say they have a suspect in custody in connection with anti-gay graffiti that was painted on buildings in Astoria.
State Lawmakers Look To Block Port Authority From Enforcing Trump Travel BanLawmakers from New York and New Jersey are coming together to push legislation that would prevent the Port Authority from enforcing the Trump travel ban.
Dream Act Fails In New York SenateThe 30-29 vote was short of the 32 votes needed to pass, a rare defeat for a bill on the floor of the Senate.
DOT Announces Nighttime Closure Of Treacherous Queensboro Bridge Traffic LaneThe closure comes after area several fatal accidents in the area of the off-ramp, most recently on Dec. 10, which claimed the life of an off-duty police officer.
Report: Gov. Cuomo Could Try To Enact Gun Reform Next WeekIn the wake of the Newtown massacre, there are reports that New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is negotiating new gun laws that could be voted on within days.
Push On To Strengthen New York Good Samaritan LawNew York has a law that protects good samaritans, but some elected officials say it doesn't go far enough.
NY Lawmakers Want Passenger Advocate At AirportsU.S. Sen. Charles Schumer and state Sen. Michael Gianaris of Queens want the Transportation Security Administration to create the position at all airports.
Bloomberg Rails Against Government's Attempted 'Power' PlayIn a stunning move, the federal government granted a windfall $1.5 billion increase to the companies that produce electricity, sending bills soaring for the next three summers.
It's Raining Rocks On One Queens NeighborhoodLongtime residents say falling rocks and debris have always been issue, but recent track work high overhead leaves you feeling like a moving target.