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Developers ante up $1 million casino application fees

April 24, 2014 | 12:28 PM
The deadline to submit the $1 million application fee required by the state ...more»

De Blasio: ‘ Don’t penalize storm survivors.’

April 23, 2014 | 04:14 PM
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio guest spotted the second half of Gov. Andrew ...more»

Organization of counties says sales tax revenues remain stagnant

April 23, 2014 | 04:11 PM
A review of first-quarter sales tax revenue indicates the levy has shown little ...more»

Green groups ID key bills for end of session action

April 23, 2014 | 03:47 PM
Environmental groups will be focusing their efforts on key pieces of legislation ...more»

Casino developers cough up application fee

April 22, 2014 | 03:41 PM
Three development groups announced this week they have submitted the $1 million ...more»

Albany's neighbor to the south concerned about 'E23' casino traffic

April 22, 2014 | 03:32 PM
The Bethlehem Town Supervisor, John Clarkson, has written a three-page letter ...more»

Without NY's contract, controversial student data collection company calls it quits

April 22, 2014 | 02:54 PM
After months of concern from parents and teachers, the company previously contracted ...more»

Green groups urge state to set deadline for information on oil transportation project

April 22, 2014 | 02:47 PM
A coalition of environmental groups and Albany Common Council members are asking ...more»

Saratoga developers concede fight to expand hometown casino

April 22, 2014 | 01:33 PM
After months of speculation that Saratoga Springs would host a Las Vegas-style ...more»

A liberal Working Families candidate would hurt Cuomo's run for governor, according to latest Siena poll

April 22, 2014 | 01:04 PM
Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s 30 point lead against Westchester County Executive ...more»

On Earth Day, Malliotakis reminds voters they can help Legislature go paperless

April 22, 2014 | 10:41 AM
In celebration of Earth Day, Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis, R-Staten Island, ...more»

Cuomo urges “Clingy Dart” recall

April 21, 2014 | 03:36 PM
After the revelation that a toy sold through the country contains more than ...more»

Analysis shows rental-service website violating state law

April 21, 2014 | 03:27 PM
An analysis of more than 19,500 New York City rentals available on the subletting-service ...more»

Experts will help state spend $2B on upgrading classroom technology

April 21, 2014 | 03:00 PM
The governor named three members of a commission that will advise the state ...more»

NY small business OK with locally set minimum wages

April 21, 2014 | 02:45 PM
A poll released by a small business advocacy group found that 66 percent of ...more»

State lawmakers push to ban fracking waste in the state

April 21, 2014 | 02:40 PM
In conjunction with Earth Day this week, state legislators are pushing to pass ...more»

Proposed Catskills casino opens headquarters in Liberty

April 21, 2014 | 02:24 PM
A small town in Sullivan County has been named as the Foxwoods Catskills Resort ...more»

Libertarian candidate for governor: ‘Don’t be too surprised if I knock out the champ’

April 21, 2014 | 11:02 AM
While Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino’s candidacy for governor ...more»

Internet sales sparks new wine war

April 21, 2014 | 11:02 AM
A group claiming it wants to improve the online shopping experience for Americans ...more»

MTA and TWU settle two-year contract dispute

April 21, 2014 | 11:01 AM
Ending two years of contract disputes, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority ...more»

Assembly, Senate begin one-house budget votes

March 12, 2014 | 01:50 PM
The New York state Senate and Assembly are expected to vote on separate budget ...more»

Senate leadership feeling pressure over budget

March 12, 2014 | 01:45 PM
Labor unions and advocacy groups intensified their lobbying of the state Senate ...more»

Average Wall St. bonus over $164K

March 12, 2014 | 01:47 PM
The average bonus paid to securities industry employees in New York City grew ...more»

Silver: ‘We are going to level the playing field for all New Yorkers’

March 12, 2014 | 09:47 AM
Supporters of campaign finance reform were joined yesterday by Sheldon Silver, ...more»

DiNapoli: Housing costs rising too quickly for many NY'ers

March 11, 2014 | 12:10 PM
A growing number of New Yorkers are unable to afford the increasing housing ...more»

Common Core panel says limit time teaching to test

March 11, 2014 | 09:20 AM
A panel created by Gov. Andrew Cuomo to look into New York's rollout of the ...more»

NY Senate and Assembly vote on Regents members

March 11, 2014 | 09:17 AM
The Legislature is scheduled to vote on whether to re-elect four Board of Regents ...more»

Assembly Republicans push Common Core reform plan

March 11, 2014 | 03:51 PM
As school districts prepare for another round of Common Core testing in April, ...more»

Lawmakers call for increased aid for local roads and bridges

March 11, 2014 | 09:14 AM
Flanked by a number of state legislators, town highway superintendents and ...more»

Astorino outlines platform; differentiates himself from Cuomo

March 11, 2014 | 09:08 AM
Speaking with reporters during an appearance in Albany, Westchester County ...more»

LGBT community seeks better health care

March 11, 2014 | 08:59 AM
The Empire State Pride Agenda is calling for more Medicaid funding for LGBT ...more»

NY health exchange reports 591,000 enrolled

March 11, 2014 | 08:59 AM
The state's new health exchange reports more than 908,000 New Yorkers have ...more»

Senate bill ups penalties for selling drugs to children

March 11, 2014 | 08:56 AM
Sen. Ken LaValle, R-Port Jefferson, announced the Senate passage of a bill ...more»

‘Boss Bill’ prevents employer’s religious beliefs from infringing on women’s health care decisions

March 10, 2014 | 11:08 AM
With the Women’s Equality Act stalled in the Senate Labor Committee, ...more»

Morning News Sources

Postal workers union protest Staples program
NEW YORK (AP) -- Postal workers are protesting the opening of postal counters in Staples stores that are staffed with retail employees...
NY Lottery
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- These New York lotteries were drawn Thursday:...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Win 4 Midday' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Thursday afternoon's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Win 4 Midday" game were:...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Numbers Midday' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Thursday afternoon's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Numbers Midday" game were:...
9/11 museum film draws heat for portrayal of Islam
NEW YORK (AP) -- Critics are charging that a film that will be shown at the National September 11 Memorial Museum unfairly links Islam and terrorism...
NYC hospital opens ER for 1st time since storm
NEW YORK (AP) -- NYU Langone Medical Center has opened its emergency room for the first time since Superstorm Sandy...
Connecticut unveils $3.4 million tourism campaign
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- Connecticut launched its newest tourism campaign Thursday, marketing the state as an attraction offering a lot without a long drive...
Trayvon Martin's dad speaks about son in NY
NEW YORK (AP) -- The father of Trayvon Martin hopes his son's death re-ignites the fight for civil rights and teaches tolerance...
Court: Riot attempted by NY commuter train killer
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- A New York court says the gunman who killed six and wounded 19 people on a New York commuter train about two decades ago tried to incite a deadly riot at an upstate prison...
Schumer: FDA will back off spent grain proposal
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Sen. Charles Schumer says federal regulators have agreed to back off a proposal the nation's craft beer brewers said would hurt their businesses...
2 men charged in fatal shooting in Rochester
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) -- Police in Rochester have charged two men with the fatal shooting of a western New York man and the wounding of his acquaintance earlier this week...
22 groups bidding for NY casino licenses
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Twenty-two contenders are hoping to win the right to open a casino in upstate New York, including hometown business owners as well as gambling giants like Caesars, Genting Group and Foxwoods...
Camilla's brother dies in New York of head injury
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Prince of Wales and his wife, Camilla, are "utterly devastated" by the death of her brother, who fell outside a Manhattan hotel bar and suffered a head injury, British royal officials said...
Verizon 1Q profit surges on Vodafone-related gains
NEW YORK (AP) -- Verizon's $130 billion deal to take over of all of Verizon Wireless is helping lift its profit...
Overhead wire troubles slowed NJ Transit trains
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- New Jersey Transit trains are back on schedule after commuters faced delays into and out of New York City for about three hours...
Tommy John: Spate of MLB elbow injuries 'unreal'
WATERTOWN, N.Y. (AP) -- Former major league pitcher Tommy John says it's "unreal" that so many pitchers need elbow surgery 40 years after he was the first to undergo the procedure that now bears his name...
Campaign 2016: Texas Gov. Perry says he needs prep
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Texas Gov. Rick Perry says he'll need more preparation if he runs for president again in 2016...
Pineda says he'll learn from ejection for pine tar
BOSTON (AP) -- The pine tar glistened on Michael Pineda's neck, improving his grip and inviting trouble...
Canada honors American soldier for crash heroics
FORT DRUM, N.Y. (AP) -- A soldier stationed at Fort Drum in northern New York is being honored by the Canadian government for rescuing more than two dozen passengers from a burning charter bus after it was rear-ended on an upstate highway in 2011...
Ex prosecutor, NJ professor to head NYC rent board
NEW YORK (AP) -- Mayor Bill de Blasio has appointed a law professor and former federal prosecutor to head the New York City Rent Guidelines Board...
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