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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»

Bill would extend window for justice on abuse cases

April 21, 2014 | 11:00 AM
Assemblywoman Margaret Markey is renewing her push for legislation that would ...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

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:...
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:...
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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- These New York lotteries were drawn Wednesday:...
2 college football players charged with assault
BOSTON (AP) -- Two former college football players have been charged with beating a Boston homeless man unconscious...
Jackson seeking a coach, says it won't be him
GREENBURGH, N.Y. (AP) -- The coaching search is on in New York, and the best possible candidate has already been eliminated...
Airport security vulnerabilities not uncommon
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) -- For all the tens of billions of dollars that the nation has spent on screening passengers and their bags, few airports made a comparable investment to secure the airplanes themselves...
Upstate NY priest charged with endangering child
BALLSTON SPA, N.Y. (AP) -- A 30-year-old upstate New York Roman Catholic priest has been charged with endangering the welfare of a child...
Port Authority could rescind $1 NJ Transit lease
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey could rescind a $1-a-year lease for a park-and-ride lot near the Lincoln Tunnel...
Bennington official calls police shooting tragic
BENNINGTON, Vt. (AP) -- The Bennington town manager is calling a shooting in the lobby of the police station a tragic situation, but he's referring questions about the investigation to the Vermont State Police...
Gay business owners still face challenges
NEW YORK (AP) -- It happens a few times a year: A customer refuses to work with Dave Greenbaum because he's gay...
FBI joining probe of suburban NY 'swatting' call
LONG BEACH, N.Y. (AP) -- The FBI is joining an investigation into a hoax call on Long Island...
DA says ID theft scheme cost US Treasury $10M
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A federal prosecutor in Pennsylvania says a massive ID theft and fake tax return scheme cost the U...
NY casino contenders face application fee deadline
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Groups seeking a license to build one of up to four casinos in upstate New York are facing a deadline to pay a $1 million application fee...
Ex-CEO admits stealing from prominent NYC charity
NEW YORK (AP) -- The politically connected former CEO of a prominent city charity admitted Wednesday he helped steal more than $9 million from the organization in an insurance scheme that authorities linked to campaign contributions...
Man who fled to England convicted in Md. slaying
HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) -- A New York man who fled to England after a slaying in western Maryland has been convicted of second-degree murder in the 2006 shooting...
Correction: Tudor City-Tour story
NEW YORK (AP) -- In a story April 21 about Tudor City opening some apartments to tours, The Associated Press erroneously reported the day of the event...
US court revives European suit vs. R.J. Reynolds
NEW YORK (AP) -- A federal appeals court has revived a lawsuit by the European Union alleging that U...
NY man pleads guilty to dragging woman with car
WARSAW, N.Y. (AP) -- A western New York man has pleaded guilty to severely injuring a woman who was dragged by his car last summer after she tried to retrieve her cellphone from the vehicle...
Arrest made in fatal shooting at upstate NY bar
NEW PALTZ, N.Y. (AP) -- Police say they've made an arrest in a shooting inside a Hudson Valley bar where a man was killed and a woman wounded last weekend...
1 man killed, 1 wounded by gunfire in Rochester
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) -- Police in Rochester are investigating a shooting that left one man dead and another hospitalized after they were hit by gunfire whose source remains unknown...
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