Activists Demand Billionaires Tax, March To Gov. Cuomo's Manhattan OfficeThe group consisted of undocumented immigrants, unemployed blue-collar workers and lawmakers who said it's time for a change.
Coronavirus Update: Long Island Lawmakers To Introduce Legislation That Cracks Down On Price GougersWould you pay $90 for a box of just five masks? How about $40 for a mere eight ounces of hand sanitizer? Or a typical bottle of sanitizing spray for $45?
Some Bills Passed In New York State Legislature Remain In Limbo As Year EndsBills in limbo were in a mountain of legislation passed this year by empowered Democrats -- a record 930 bills, almost twice the normal number.
New York Marijuana Legalization: Bill Officially Dead After Cuomo Announces Lack Of Support In SenateNew York politicians shifted their focus to a bill that would expunge the records of hundreds of thousands of New Yorkers who were arrested for marijuana offenses.
New York Marijuana Legalization: Last-Minute Push To Legalize Underway In AlbanyDespite meeting with members of the Senate and Assembly over the weekend, Gov. Andrew Cuomo says there still isn't a firm proposal in place.
NYS Assembly Passes Bill To End 'Pink Tax,' Stop Companies From Overcharging Women For Basic GoodsA study by officials in New York City found that prices on goods marketed to women are seven percent higher than prices for men's products.
New New York? Lawmaker Proposes Turning NYC, Long Island Into Its Own StateDaphne Jordan's measure defines downstate as all five New York City boroughs, Long Island's Nassau and Suffolk counties, and Westchester and Rockland counties.
Women Band Together To End Sexual Harassment In NYS LegislatureLeah Hebert and Rita Pasarell both say they were sexually harassed while working for Brooklyn assemblyman Vito Lopez.
State Senate Democrats Deal Potential Blow To Amazon DealOpen warfare erupted in the state capital Tuesday over the controversial Amazon deal.
State Lawmakers Adjourn Without Deal To Extend De Blasio's Control Over City SchoolsThe policy, first enacted in 2002, will expire June 30. If it is not renewed control of the nation's largest school system will revert to a mosaic of local school boards.
New York State Lawmakers May Return For Special Session On Pay Hike For ThemselvesNew York lawmakers could be returning to Albany before the end of the year, for a special session focused on a legislative pay hike.