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Attorney general to submit broad ethics reforms bill

May 27, 2015 | 08:14 AM
New York's attorney general soon plans to submit broad and detailed legislation ...more»

Florida schools chief to lead New York education department

May 27, 2015 | 08:03 AM
A former Florida school superintendent praised for her collaborative style ...more»

Letter to the Editor: No rational analysis of the facts

May 26, 2015 | 03:57 PM
Assembly bills A.791A (Gunther) and S.4324 (Hannon) are identical bills both ...more»

Voters divided on Education Tax Credit

May 26, 2015 | 01:25 PM
Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s proposed education tax credit is opposed by a plurality ...more»

Orange County DA announces indictment in kayak case

May 26, 2015 | 12:04 PM
Orange County District Attorney David Hoovler announced Tuesday afternoon that ...more»

Settlement cited in disabled man's homicide at NY facility

May 26, 2015 | 11:45 AM
Court papers show New York settling lawsuits against staff at a state residence ...more»

Corruption is not exclusive to politics in Albany

May 26, 2015 | 10:16 AM
You should know that in his Commencement Address on Sunday, May 17, 2015 at ...more»

Corruption has not gotten worse over last few years, voters say

May 26, 2015 | 07:33 AM
While 90 percent of voters say corruption in state government is a serious ...more»

New York lawmakers may aim for status quo in housing debates

May 26, 2015 | 07:25 AM
With Albany still reeling from corruption scandals and time running out on ...more»

GOP lawmaker: NY lawmakers must act on ethics

May 26, 2015 | 07:24 AM
The leader of the Republican minority in New York's state Assembly says legislators ...more»

Voters approve 99 percent of New York school budgets

May 22, 2015 | 11:38 AM
New York voters have again approved nearly all school budgets put before them ...more»

Hearing focuses on climate change

May 22, 2015 | 11:36 AM
The push for New York to take greater steps to fight climate change continues ...more»

DEC reconsiders oil transfer facility at Port of Albany

May 22, 2015 | 11:34 AM
T wo Capital District state lawmakers are praising a decision by the DEC that ...more»

‘Brittany’s Law’ would create a registry of violent felons

May 22, 2015 | 11:34 AM
Lawmakers, activists and victims’ families are calling for the passage ...more»

Wage board to consider fast food wage hike

May 22, 2015 | 11:33 AM
Fast-food workers raised their voices across New York last Wednesday to demand ...more»

Bill prohibits sex offenders from holding leadership positions in schools

May 22, 2015 | 11:32 AM
The Senate passed legislation (S.4153), sponsored by Senator Kenneth LaValle, ...more»

Lawmakers hope to shame companies whose employees rely on public assistance

May 22, 2015 | 11:31 AM
Sen. Gustavo Rivera and Assemblyman Michael Blake say they will introduce a ...more»

Strong ethics rules must be an end-of-session priority, says good-government coalition

May 22, 2015 | 11:24 AM
New York’s leading good government groups last Wednesday urged Gov. Andrew ...more»

Senator’s son gets 6-month sentence

May 22, 2015 | 11:24 AM
The son of the New York state Senate’s No. 2 Republican has been sentenced ...more»

Bill removes obstacles to recovering abducted children

May 22, 2015 | 11:22 AM
When Scott Berne was a young child, he was taken to five different countries ...more»

Progressives, watchdogs speak out against education tax credit

May 22, 2015 | 11:09 AM
Good government groups and religious leaders are calling on the New York Legislature ...more»

New report on Attica prison riot reveals inmates were beaten

May 22, 2015 | 07:36 AM
More than 40 years after the nation's bloodiest prison rebellion, newly released ...more»

NY to require further review of crude oil facility at port

May 22, 2015 | 07:32 AM
New York state regulators said Thursday they'll require further environmental ...more»
Phillies GM apologizes to fans for disparaging comments
NEW YORK (AP) -- Embattled general manager Ruben Amaro Jr...
Flores delivers again, Mets beat Phillies 5-4 in 10 innings
NEW YORK (AP) -- Wilmer Flores' bat is beginning to make up for his glove...
NY attorney general to submit broad ethics reforms bill
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- New York's attorney general soon plans to submit broad and detailed legislation aimed at ending public corruption in Albany, which he said lawmakers need to enact during a year when their leaders were both arrested on federal charges...
The list of 20 US jail systems receiving MacArthur grants
NEW YORK (AP) -- The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation is giving 20 jails of all sizes $150,000 each to come up with ways to reduce the number of people unnecessarily behind bars...
Brassard, Lundqvist lead Rangers past Lightning 7-3
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Derick Brassard had a hat trick and Henrik Lundqvist stopped 36 shots in another season-saving performance as the New York Rangers beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 7-3 Tuesday night to force Game 7 in the Eastern Conference finals...
MacArthur grants aimed at reducing numbers in US jails
NEW YORK (AP) -- The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation is giving 20 jails of all sizes $150,000 each to come up with ways to reduce the number of people unnecessarily behind bars...
NYC comptroller says city pays 'invisible fare' to run MTA
NEW YORK (AP) -- New York City is spending so much to run the Metropolitan Transportation Authority that it amounts to an "invisible fare" of $130 a month per household, City Comptroller Scott Stringer charged in a report released Tuesday...
NY Lottery
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- These New York lotteries were drawn Tuesday:...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Take 5' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Tuesday evening's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Take 5" game were:...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Megaplier' game
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- The winning numbers in Tuesday evening's drawing of the "Megaplier" game were:...
Royals lose 3 in a row for first time this season
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Kansas City Royals haven't been in this kind of slump in more than a year...
Oshawa beats Kelowna 2-1 to reach final
QUEBEC CITY (AP) -- Cole Cassels and Tobias Lindberg scored in the second period and the Oshawa Generals beat the Kelowna Rockets 2-1 on Tuesday night in the Memorial Cup...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Mega Millions' game
ATLANTA (AP) -- The winning numbers in Tuesday evening's drawing of the "Mega Millions" game were:...
Teixeira drives in 4 runs, Yankees beat Royals 5-1
NEW YORK (AP) -- Mark Teixeira failed to get in on the fun on Monday...
Documentary photographer Mary Ellen Mark dies in NY at 75
NEW YORK (AP) -- Documentary photographer Mary Ellen Mark, called "a snake charmer of the soul" for her gift of capturing searing images of human vulnerability, has died at age 75...
NYPD: 1 killed, 9 injured in Queens auto collision
NEW YORK (AP) -- Police say a 53-year-old woman was killed in an auto collision in Queens that injured nine others, including seven children...
State Dept. files proposal to release Clinton emails
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The State Department on Tuesday filed a proposal to resume the release of emails from former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton's private account next month...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 10' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Tuesday evening's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Pick 10" game were:...

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