As Shutdown Drags On, Number Of TSA Workers Calling Off Work SpikesAfter missing paychecks due to the partial government shutdown on Friday, the number of Transportation Security Administration officers not showing up for work has grown.
Sen. Gillibrand Inching Toward Presidential RunSeveral people familiar with Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand's plans say the New York Democrat is expected to take steps toward launching a presidential campaign in the coming days.
New York State Lawmakers Expected To Approve Major Voting ReformsNew York State lawmakers are expected to approve some major voting reforms Monday. The changes are meant to make it easier for voters to cast their ballots and drive up voter turnout.
Gov. Cuomo Makes It Clear: He Wants Total Control Of MTAGov. Andrew Cuomo has upped the ante on fixing the city's dysfunctional mass transit system, saying it must be reorganized and that he should have total control.
Gillibrand Calls For New Law To Protect Moms In ChildbirthThe Democrat held a press conference to push for the Modernizing Obstetric Medicine Standards (MOMS) Act.
Former DHS Chief: Trump Plan To Use Disaster Aid For Border Wall 'More Legally Plausible'The White House directed the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to explore using $13.9 billion in funds the corps received for disaster relief in 2018 to begin building a border wall.
Cuomo Announces Plan To Raise Age To Buy Tobacco, E-CigsThe governor announced Saturday that he will include the proposal in his 2019 executive budget.
New York's Antiquated Voting Laws Set For Monumental OverhaulThe state legislature is expected to enact monumental voting reform that will make it easier to cast a ballot.