For the first time Wednesday, a House committee held hearings on two competing bills which could lead to statehood or independence for Puerto Rico; CBS2's Tony Aiello reports.
Competing Bills Could Lead To Puerto Rico's Statehood Or IndependenceFor the first time Wednesday, a House committee held hearings on two competing bills which could lead to statehood or independence for Puerto Rico; CBS2's Tony Aiello reports.
President Biden Set To Meet With Republicans To Push $2 Trillion Infrastructure PlanRoads and bridges are top priorities for President Joe Biden. He's set to meet with Republicans to push his $2 trillion plan Monday; Christina Ruffini reports for CBS2.
Rep. Lee Zeldin Announces Run For GovernorNew York State Congressman Lee Zeldin is planning to run for governor in 2022.
Gov. Cuomo Aides Details Sexual Harassment AllegationsThe governor is denying the allegations from an aide, who says he groped her. CBS2's John Dias has the details.
Gov. Cuomo Responds To Report On COVID Testing ControversyGov. Andrew Cuomo is responding to reports that he arranged special access to COVID tests for his family and friends last year during a time when testing was scarce.
Rudy Giuliani's Son Andrew Considers Run For NY GovernorRudy Giuliani's son says he's planning to run for governor of New York.
New York Lawmakers Wrap Up Work On New State BudgetAs New York comes out of a pandemic, lawmakers are on a spending spree, wrapping up work Wednesday on a new budget that increases spending by $18 billion; CBS2's Tony Aiello reports.
Gov. Cuomo Gives Update On New York State BudgetGov. Andrew Cuomo gives update on New York State budget after lawmakers approve $212 billion plan overnight.
Cuomo Touts $212 Billion State Budget Deal, Which Includes Mobile Sports BettingComing out of a pandemic, New York state is going on a spending spree. Legislators in Albany are approving a budget deal that boosts spending by $18 billion. CBS2's Tony Aiello reports.
NYS Senate Approves BudgetNew York's $212 billion state budget is on its way to Gov. Andrew Cuomo after being approved by the state senate overnight.
Gov. Cuomo, Top Lawmakers Come To Agreement On New York State BudgetGov. Andrew Cuomo and top lawmakers in Albany have come to an agreement on a new state budget.
New Mayor Of Hempstead Calls For Better COVID Vaccine DistributionMayor Waylyn Hobbs, Jr. said many seniors are still waiting to get their shots.
Andrew Yang Hospitalized With Kidney StoneNew York City mayoral candidate Andrew Yang has been hospitalized with a kidney stone.
CBS2 Breaks Down What New Marijuana Law In New York MeansSupporters are thrilled cannabis products are now legal in the state, but opponents have a long list of concerns. Dick Brennan reports.
'No SALT, No Deal': Rep. Tom Suozzi Demands SALT Deal As Part Of Biden Tax PlanPresident Joe Biden’s plan to sock taxpayers with trillions of dollars in new taxes to fix the economy and rebuild infrastructure has received immediate pushback in New York and has created a new headache for tax-the-rich Albany lawmakers trying to craft a new budget. CBS2's Marcia Kramer reports.
Families Fear Budget Cuts To Services For People With Developmental, Intellectual DisabilitiesAlbany is now finalizing that state budget, and slashes to care management programs are looming. Some families with loved ones living with developmental or intellectual disabilities worry their case managers will have to go. CBS2’s Jennifer McLogan reports.
President Biden Unveils $2 Trillion Infrastructure PlanIt includes billions of dollars for roads and bridges, including the long-stalled construction of a new rail tunnel under the Hudson River. CBS2's Alice Gainer reports.
Recreational Marijuana Legalized In New YorkGov. Andrew Cuomo signed legislation Wednesday legalizing adult-use marijuana in New York, calling it a “historic day.” CBS2's Jessica Moore reports.
Gov. Cuomo Signs Bill Legalizing Marijuana In New YorkGov. Andrew Cuomo signed legislation Wednesday legalizing adult-use marijuana in New York. CBS2's Jessica Moore has more on this breaking news.
New York Set To Legalize MarijuanaThe bill is now awaiting Gov. Andrew Cuomo's signature. CBS2's John Dias has the latest details.
G. Gordon Liddy Dead At 90CBS2's Maurice Dubois has more on the passing of one of the convicted masterminds of the Watergate burglary.
Report: Florida Rep. Gaetz Part Of Sex Trafficking InvestigationCBS2's Kristine Johnson has the story.
Legalization Of Recreational Marijuana Passes NYS Senate, AssemblyCBS2's Kristine Johnson has the latest.
NYC's Congestion Pricing Plan Is Back On The MoveCBS2's Dave Carlin has the latest developments.