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Done Deal: Leaders agree on $142 billion budget deal

March 30, 2015 | 03:46 PM
Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos and Assembly Speaker ...more»

‘Spending in the shadows’

March 30, 2015 | 03:45 PM
A report by a leading Albany watchdog group found lump sum funds which can ...more»

We need to make it harder for our public servants to be corrupted by greed

March 30, 2015 | 03:43 PM
One of the ironies of the current debate over ethics reform in the state Legislature, ...more»

Alix’s Law passes Senate

March 30, 2015 | 03:41 PM
A bill which would tighten the law on drunk drivers who cause harm to others ...more»

NYSCOPBA ad campaign spurs debate over prisoners’ rights and guards’ safety

March 30, 2015 | 03:36 PM
The New York State Corrections Officers and Police Benevolent Association is ...more»

Poverty spreading among minorities in upstate cities

March 30, 2015 | 03:35 PM
Child poverty has spread across upstate New York, from Buffalo to Newburgh, ...more»

Senate task force to study workforce development issues

March 30, 2015 | 03:28 PM
Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos, R-Rockville Centre, announced the creation ...more»

District moves toward skipping high-stakes tests

March 30, 2015 | 03:25 PM
An upstate New York school district has moved a step closer to boycotting the ...more»

Assembly bill would ban pet devocalization

March 30, 2015 | 03:24 PM
The Assembly has passed a bill that would ban a procedure that alters the vocal ...more»

Bill would ban Internet sales of academic papers

March 30, 2015 | 03:23 PM
The Senate unanimously passed a bill that would update state law prohibiting ...more»

Lentol pushing for music production tax credit

March 30, 2015 | 03:21 PM
Assemblyman Joseph Lentol was joined last week by a coalition of music industry ...more»

Clinton loses inches on her huge 2016 lead in NY

March 30, 2015 | 03:19 PM
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton gets 51 percent in a possible 2016 ...more»

Bill protects against workplace violence by former employees

March 30, 2015 | 03:18 PM
The senate has passed a bill that could better protect workplaces against violence ...more»

Lawsuit: BBQ chain doesn't pay fair wages to tipped workers

March 30, 2015 | 02:50 PM
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — A lawsuit filed against the popular Dinosaur Bar-B-Que ...more»

GNC reaches deal with NY AG over Herbal Plus products

March 30, 2015 | 02:48 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — GNC Holdings Inc. said Monday that it has reached a deal ...more»

NY state budget deal: Big tax cut for yacht owners

March 30, 2015 | 02:12 PM
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — There's no minimum wage hike or property tax relief, ...more»

MMA amateurs say NY should let them turn pro here

March 30, 2015 | 02:09 PM
COLONIE, N.Y. (AP) — At the gym just down the road from New York's Capitol, ...more»

Northeast, despite highest gas costs, resists more pipelines

March 30, 2015 | 02:01 PM
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — There is near universal agreement that the Northeast ...more»

NY starts out-of-network health coverage protections

March 30, 2015 | 01:54 PM
New protections against big surprise medical bills are starting in New York. ...more»

NY budget: school funding hike, legislator disclosure deal

March 30, 2015 | 05:14 AM
Top New York state lawmakers and Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced a budget deal ...more»

Budget leaves lawmakers with a long to-do list

March 29, 2015 | 08:49 AM
Gov. Andrew Cuomo's budget recommendation this year came crammed with big policy ...more»

Mixed reviews for Cuomo's 'Hunger Games' competitive streak

March 27, 2015 | 08:42 AM
It seems to be his nature. From the bruising basketball games he once played ...more»

Judge rejects challenge to Oneidas' tax-exempt land

March 27, 2015 | 08:35 AM
A federal judge on Thursday rejected a challenge to the U.S. Interior Department's ...more»
IBM to invest $3 billion in 'Internet of Things' unit
NEW YORK (AP) -- IBM is investing $3 billion to build an "Internet of Things" division aimed at harnessing the massive trove of data collected by smartphones, tablets, connected vehicles and appliances and using it to help companies better manage their businesses...
NY Lottery
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- These New York lotteries were drawn Monday:...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Take 5' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Monday evening's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Take 5" game were:...
Dayton makes statement in loss to top-ranked UConn
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- After a strong start, Dayton eventually fell short against UConn on Monday...
UConn reaches 8th straight Final Four with win over Dayton
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Getting to the Final Four never gets old for Geno Auriemma and his UConn Huskies...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Cash4Life' game
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Monday evening's drawing of the "Cash4Life" game were:...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 10' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Monday evening's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Pick 10" game were:...
UConn's Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis breaks NCAA 3-point record
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- UConn's Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis has broken the NCAA Division I record for career 3-pointers during the Huskies' regional final against Dayton...
Source: Mullin to replace Lavin at St. John's
NEW YORK (AP) -- St. John's has decided its basketball future rests with the best of its past...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Numbers Evening' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Monday evening's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Numbers Evening" game were:...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Win 4 Evening' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Monday evening's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Win 4 Evening" game were:...
Ex-FBI agent sentenced to 10 years in Afghan kickback scheme
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- A former FBI agent accused of trying to derail a Utah investigation into an alleged defense contractor kickback scheme was sentenced to 10 years in prison Monday...
Toddler dies after found unconscious in NYC restaurant
NEW YORK (AP) -- Police are questioning a woman in connection with the death of 1-year-old boy who was found unconscious in the bathroom of a midtown Manhattan restaurant...
NY state budget deal: what's in and what's not
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- New York state lawmakers are expected to approve a $142 billion state budget proposal before the state's new fiscal year begins Wednesday...
Jay Z, Madonna, Minaj among owners of new streaming service
NEW YORK (AP) -- Madonna, Rihanna, Beyonce and Jay Z are among the A-List musicians who are co-owners of Tidal, a streaming service being billed as the first artist-owned platform for music and video...
Seattle and Western New York swap stars in major NWSL trade
SEATTLE (AP) -- The Seattle Reign FC and Western New York Flash have swapped U...
Fordham hires Jeff Neubauer as coach
NEW YORK (AP) -- Jeff Neubauer, who took Eastern Kentucky to two NCAA tournaments in 10 seasons, is the men's basketball coach at Fordham...
Pentagon chief backs concept of a joint Arab military force
FORT DRUM, N.Y. (AP) -- Defense Secretary Ash Carter is endorsing the Arab League's plan to form a joint military force...
County executive confirmed as chair of Thruway Authority
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- New York's Senate has confirmed a Republican county executive to chair the Thruway Authority board...
SUV crashes into Long Island storefront, killing customer
GREAT NECK, N.Y. (AP) -- Police say an SUV pulling into a parking space has barreled through a New York storefront, killing a customer...

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