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Green Party gubernatorial candidate backs adoptee rights bill

April 15, 2014 | 02:11 PM
Green Party candidate for governor, Howie Hawkins expressed support for the ...more»

Former Westchester County executive appointed to Board of Elections

April 15, 2014 | 02:07 PM
Former Westchester County Executive Andrew Spano has been appointed by Gov. ...more»

Today marks deadline for registering certain firearms under the SAFE Act

April 15, 2014 | 01:51 PM
Today marks the deadline for owners of certain types of assault weapons to ...more»

Cuomo signs bill to reform Electoral College process

April 15, 2014 | 01:19 PM
Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed legislation pledging to award New York’s ...more»

Nearly 1 million register for health care in NY, according to DOH

April 14, 2014 | 02:14 PM
With one day remaining before the enrollment deadline, more than 933,000 New ...more»

Political fallout continues over abortion clinic inspections

April 14, 2014 | 11:21 AM
A religious based anti-abortion group is calling for an investigation into ...more»

SAFE Act repeal bills die in Assembly Codes

April 14, 2014 | 11:24 AM
Republican assemblymembers seeking a full repeal of the New York SAFE Act learned ...more»

Senate sponsor of medical pot bill remains optimistic

April 14, 2014 | 11:23 AM
Although the state failed to adopt a budget that would have legalized medical ...more»

‘Gay cure’ bill moves in Assembly

April 14, 2014 | 11:23 AM
A bill in the state Legislature banning sexual orientation conversion therapy ...more»

Richard Ravitch to release new memoir, appear at Rockefeller Institute

April 14, 2014 | 11:15 AM
With a new memoir on the way, former New York state Lieutenant Governor Richard ...more»

Gov. Cuomo, Assemblyman Tedicso congratulate Union's hockey team

April 14, 2014 | 10:52 AM
The Union College Dutchmen are on top of the college hockey world after securing ...more»

How is NY's economy? Governor candidates disagree

April 14, 2014 | 10:49 AM
Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo says New York has been on the right path during ...more»

Ohio, West Virginia, Pennsylvania counties report ‘mixed bag’ on hydrofracking effects

April 14, 2014 | 11:38 AM
Researchers from states that are experienced with hydraulic fracturing released ...more»

Health commissioner steps down for Calif. job

April 14, 2014 | 11:40 AM
New York Health Commissioner Dr. Nirav Shah will step down in June to take ...more»

Are fracking and winemaking compatible?

April 14, 2014 | 11:42 AM
While state leaders celebrated the success of New York’s beverage makers, ...more»

Free SUNY, full-day Pre-K and $15 minimum wage part of Green’s platform

April 14, 2014 | 11:42 AM
The 2010 Green Party candidate for governor is throwing his hat into the ring ...more»

Amedore hopes to unseat Tkaczyk

April 14, 2014 | 11:43 AM
Former Republican Assemblyman George Amedore announced last week he will once ...more»

Albany forum looks at ways to prevent problem gambling

April 14, 2014 | 11:35 AM
As four new casinos are set to open in New York state within the next two years, ...more»

Assemblyman wants full study on gambling addiction

April 14, 2014 | 11:30 AM
A bill making its way through both houses would commission a comprehensive ...more»

SUNY Sullivan would offer new courses to meet the needs of a resort casino

April 14, 2014 | 11:30 AM
In an attempt to strengthen their bid for a casino license, Empire Resorts ...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

Police: NY man made 48 false child abuse calls
WHITNEY POINT, N.Y. (AP) -- State police say they've charged a 43-year-old upstate New York man with making nearly 50 false reports of violence against children to the state child abuse hotline...
Schumer: Don't forget LI's north shore Sandy woes
PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y. (AP) -- Sen. Charles Schumer says some communities on the north shore of Long Island are still in need of funding to recover from the damage of Superstorm Sandy...
NY Lottery
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- These New York lotteries were drawn Wednesday:...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Win 4 Midday' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Wednesday 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 Wednesday afternoon's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Numbers Midday" game were:...
Bloomberg plans $50M gun control network
NEW YORK (AP) -- Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced Wednesday that he plans to spend $50 million this year on a new group that will mix campaign contributions with field operations aimed at pulling 1 million gun-control supporters to the polls, adding a new dimension to his long-running fight for tighter firearms regulation...
Judge rejects challenge to NY's tougher gun law
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- A trial-level judge in Albany has ruled that New York's new gun law does not violate the Second Amendment...
New Mexico prisons to end overnight family visits
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- The New Mexico Department of Corrections has announced that it is ending overnight family visits for inmates...
ME: Death of baby found in teen's bag was homicide
NEW YORK (AP) -- The New York City medical examiner has ruled that the death of a baby found in a teenager's shopping bag was a homicide...
Dead whale found in New York harbor being examined
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) -- Mammal researchers were conducting a necropsy Wednesday to determine the cause of death for a 60-foot-long whale that was found dead in New York harbor over the weekend...
1 dead in fire at Domino's Pizza in Hudson Valley
WAPPINGERS FALLS, N.Y. (AP) -- Authorities say one person has been found dead after a fire at a Domino's Pizza restaurant in a Hudson Valley strip mall...
Man shot by upstate NY police after vehicle chase
WEST HURLEY, N.Y. (AP) -- Authorities say a man is hospitalized after he was shot by police taking him into custody following a vehicle chase in the Hudson Valley...
NYC halts work at building after deadly fall
NEW YORK (AP) -- The city has halted work at a midtown Manhattan office building where a construction worker plummeted to his death...
Say it ain't snow: Wintry blast for upstate NY
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Break out the snow brushes and ice scrapers, winter isn't done just yet in New York state...
Event to unveil canal's restored Flight of Five
LOCKPORT, N.Y. (AP) -- The restoration of a series of Erie Canal locks known as the Flight of Five is nearing completion, and officials in a western New York community are planning a summertime event to celebrate...
Flooding in northern NY closes some roads, bridges
CANTON, N.Y. (AP) -- A state of emergency has been declared in a northern New York county after rising floodwaters caused by melting snow and rain closed several roads and bridges...
NY National Guard soldier charged with rape
KINGSBURY, N.Y. (AP) -- Authorities have charged a member of the New York Army National Guard with raping a woman, and investigators say others have come forward claiming they were attacked by the same man...
Western NY man found with arsenal gets convicted
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- A western New York man arrested with an arsenal of guns and ammunition in his vehicle while searching for a prostitute in Buffalo has been found guilty of illegal weapon possession...
Suspect sought in 3 Brooklyn church fires
NEW YORK (AP) -- Authorities are seeking a suspect who set small fires at three Brooklyn churches...
Police: NYC man pointed gun at 2 college students
NEW PALTZ, N.Y. (AP) -- Authorities say a New York City man has been charged with pointing a handgun at two students on a state college campus in the Hudson Valley...
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