New York State Senate Passes Bill Aimed At Cracking Down On Puppy MillsSponsors of the bill say these facilities have a reputation for inhumane living conditions and animals often suffer from health problems.
New York State Senate's Democratic Majority Will Move To Suspend COVID Executive OrdersAmong the changes -- food will no longer be required with the purchase of alcohol in bars and restaurants.
Gov. Cuomo Set To Sign $212 Billion State Budget, Including Mobile Sports BettingThe State Senate approved the plan overnight, with the legislative session wrapping up around 3:30 a.m.
New York State Senate Passes Bill Limiting Use Of Solitary ConfinementIt's called the HALT Bill, or the Humane Alternatives to Solitary Confinement Act.
Former New York State Senate Majority Leader Joseph Bruno Dies At 91runo began his career in Albany in 1976 representing upstate New York.
New York State Senate Passes Bill Cracking Down On Gyms That Mislead CustomersGyms would also need to offer easy ways to cancel memberships, either by phone or online.
New York Lawmakers Consider Letting Kids Take Mental Health Days From SchoolA recent study from the Pew Research Center found 70 percent of teens in the U.S. view anxiety and depression as a major problem among their peers.
Former New York State Sen. Bill Larkin Dies At 91Larkin served in the New York Legislature for 40 years, representing the Hudson Valley first in the Assembly and then in the Senate.
Gov. Cuomo Signs 'Green Light Bill' Granting Undocumented Immigrants Access To Drivers' LicensesNew York is now the 13th state to authorize drivers’ licenses for immigrants who entered the United States illegally.
Up In Smoke: Cuomo Admits Legalized Marijuana In New York Doesn't Have Enough Support To Pass"I don't think it's feasible at this point. I don't think it matters how much I push in 11 days. I think when the Senate says we don’t have the votes, I take them at the word," a deflated Cuomo told reporters.
Exclusive: New Senate Majority Leader Stewart-Cousins Sits Down With CBS2For the first time in a decade Democrats will control the state Senate, and for the first time ever, the person at the helm will be a woman. Andrea Stewart-Cousins has big plans for when she rules the roost.
New York State Sen. Jose Peralta Dies At 47Peralta represented the 13th district in Queens from 2010 to 2018. Before that, he was a member of the State Assembly.
Dean Skelos Gets 4 Years, 3 Months In Corruption SentencingFormer New York State Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos has been sentenced to spend more than four years in prison following his conviction in a corruption retrial.
N.Y. State Sen. Simcha Felder Could Become Tie-Breaking Vote In AlbanyFelder, serious and independently minded, has represented Midwood and Borough Park since 2012. He ran as a Democrat but caucuses with the Republicans.
New York State Lawmaker Looks To Outlaw The Recording Of Violent CrimesThe victim in the senseless beating is her 15-year-old daughter. Someone recorded the attack on their phone and shared it with the world.