New York Poised To End Ban On Professional MMAThe New York Assembly plans to vote this week after years of leaving the ban intact over fears that the sport was too violent.
Longtime NY Lawmaker Barbara Clark Dies At Age Of 76Barbara Clark, a longtime lawmaker from Queens, has died at the age of 76.
Due To Charges, Ex-Speaker Silver Declines To Report Outside IncomeFormer New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver has declined to report his outside income on a state disclosure form, citing federal charges that he collected nearly $4 million in kickbacks.
Sources To CBS2: De Blasio Rejected Offer To Raise Minimum WageSources say the offer to hike the minimum wage was offered as part of a deal to revamp disability pensions for cops and firefighters injured in the line of duty.
NY Legislative Leaders Reach Deal On State Budget, Rent ControlThe state's rent regulations had expired June 16 but were temporarily extended as lawmakers continued to negotiate.
Trial Date Set For Indicted Ex-NY Assembly Speaker Sheldon SilverA November trial date was set Tuesday for the corruption case against former New York state Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, who after pleading not guilty insisted that he will vindicated.
Optimism High As N.Y. Senate Again Backs Legalizing MMAWith MMA star Ronda Rousey in Albany earlier Tuesday lobbying for its passage, supporters in the Democrat-controlled Assembly say they believe momentum is building.