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Thousands of students rally in support of charter schools

March 04, 2015 | 03:28 PM
Thousands of students, parents and teachers participated in a rally in Albany ...more»

Lanza, Malliotakis still fighting to expand TAP grants for college students

March 03, 2015 | 02:54 PM
Senator Andrew Lanza and Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis, both Staten Island ...more»

Group wants to raise the age of criminal responsibility in New York

March 03, 2015 | 02:15 PM
Advocates for raising the age of criminal responsibility spoke out in Albany ...more»

Upstate New York towns consider seceding to Pennsylvania

March 03, 2015 | 01:49 PM
Plenty of people leave New York state but in a job-hungry stretch of upstate, ...more»

Lawmakers to try again to pass 'toxic toy' bill

March 03, 2015 | 01:48 PM
Two New York state lawmakers have reintroduced legislation intended to ban ...more»

Schools for the disabled want part of $1.1B funding increase

March 03, 2015 | 01:22 PM
Publicly supported schools serving the deaf, blind and severally physically ...more»

MTA officials call for sustained investment in the public transit system

March 03, 2015 | 01:05 PM
Representatives from the Metropolitan Transportation Authority testified before ...more»

Clergy and charter school parents get behind Cuomo's education plan

March 03, 2015 | 12:53 PM
Charter school faculty, parents and clergy from around New York are calling ...more»

NYU launches degree program at state prison in Hudson Valley

March 03, 2015 | 09:53 AM
New York University has enrolled 36 inmates in English classes at Wallkill ...more»

State plans nearly $1 billion in upgrades to parks system

March 03, 2015 | 09:49 AM
New York will transform its aging system of public parks and historic sites ...more»

Students say amnesty, and affirmative consent proposals will improve safety on NY’s college campuses

March 02, 2015 | 02:10 PM
Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s plan to implement new rules to protect college students ...more»

Voters: On-time budget trumps ethics reform, according to Siena poll

March 02, 2015 | 02:00 PM
Ninety-two percent of New York voters say corruption in state government is ...more»

Bill would protect whistleblowers who report corruption by public officials

March 02, 2015 | 02:00 PM
In light of recent news headlines about Albany corruption, a Westchester assemblyman ...more»

Assembly bill restricts most outside income for state legislators

March 02, 2015 | 01:59 PM
In hopes of restoring the public trust, Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara has ...more»

Silver’s lawyers want bribe case tossed because of Preet’s comments

March 02, 2015 | 01:57 PM
U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara didn’t mince words after bringing bribery ...more»

Watchdogs urge lawmakers to set strict limits on outside income

March 02, 2015 | 01:57 PM
Three good government groups are urging Gov. Andrew Cuomo and state lawmakers ...more»

Bill would give workers more power to collect lost wages

March 02, 2015 | 01:55 PM
The battle against wage theft has intensified with the recent release of a ...more»

Amedore bill imposes legislative term limits

March 02, 2015 | 01:54 PM
Sen. George Amedore has introduced legislation (S.3808) that would impose term ...more»

Lawmakers begin debate over grand jury reforms

March 02, 2015 | 01:52 PM
New York lawmakers on Thursday began debating grand jury reforms meant to restore ...more»

Senate report finds sex offenders living close to preschools, spurs new legislation

March 02, 2015 | 01:52 PM
The Senate Majority and a group of breakaway Democrats released a report last ...more»

NY’s reps have mixed feelings on Netanyahu visit

March 02, 2015 | 01:51 PM
New York’s representatives in Washington have mixed feelings about Israeli ...more»

Lawmakers honor Hall of Fame pitcher during Dominican Heritage Week

March 02, 2015 | 01:51 PM
Hall of Fame pitcher Pedro Martinez was honored by the Legislature in Albany ...more»

Cuomo to lead trade mission to Cuba this spring

March 02, 2015 | 01:50 PM
Gov. Andrew Cuomo plans to visit Cuba this spring for a state trade mission ...more»
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Senate Democrats to move ahead with Port Authority override
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- Senate Democrats plan to move forward with an override vote of Gov...
Late winter storm drops snow from Texas to Nantucket
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Winter could have at least one more blast for much of the U...
Aqueduct cancels Thursday card
NEW YORK (AP) -- Aqueduct canceled the Thursday card due to a snowstorm in the New York area...
Plane skids off runway at LaGuardia, crashes through fence
NEW YORK (AP) -- A plane from Atlanta skidded off a runway at LaGuardia Airport while landing Thursday, crashing through a chain-link fence and sending passengers saddled with bags and bundled up in heavy coats and scarves sliding down an inflated chute to safety on the snowy pavement...
AP source: Bills safety Searcy to test free agency
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- Buffalo Bills safety Da'Norris Searcy will test free agency next week to find out what he's worth after proving himself as a full-time starter last season...
Energy company IDs shippers for planned natural gas pipeline
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) -- The Texas-based energy company that wants to build a natural gas pipeline through southern New Hampshire into Massachusetts has lined up utilities and other entities to transport the gas...
Snuggie seller settles charges that it deceived customers
NEW YORK (AP) -- The company behind Snuggie, Perfect Bacon Bowl and other "As Seen on TV" products has agreed to pay $8 million to settle charges that it deceived customers...
Mayor to NYC business leaders: Start pay at $13 an hour
NEW YORK (AP) -- Mayor Bill de Blasio, promoting his message of income equality and empowering the less fortunate, pressed influential New York City business leaders on Thursday to raise their workers' starting pay to $13 an hour...
Cops: Trucker drove 90 mph during ice storm after accident
HANCOCK, N.Y. (AP) -- State police say a New York City truck driver drove 90 mph during an ice storm after failing to stop when he collided with another tractor-trailer on an upstate highway...
Police: 2 plane crash victims from New York, 1 from Va.
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) -- Virginia State Police have identified the victims of a small plane crash in a southeast Virginia botanical garden that killed all three aboard...
Records: 2 brothers to plead guilty in Florida terror plot
MIAMI (AP) -- Court records show that two Pakistani-born brothers tentatively plan to plead guilty in Florida in a federal case accusing them of plotting a terrorist attack against New York landmarks...
NYC driver hit, killed by vehicle after bolting from trooper
WOODBURY, N.Y. (AP) -- State police say a New York City man has been struck by a vehicle and killed after bolting from a trooper who had pulled him over on the Thruway in the northern suburbs...
Senate panel passes ban on plastic beads polluting lakes
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- An Indiana Senate committee unanimously passed a bill that would ban the sale and manufacture of popular toiletries and cosmetics containing tiny plastic particles that environmentalists say are polluting water resources...
New fashion museum exhibit documents Lauren Bacall: The Look
NEW YORK (AP) -- On stage, screen and magazine covers, Lauren Bacall was known as "The Look," but in her regular life, the late icon described her style as "studied carelessness...
NY environmental groups urge $800M for water projects
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Environmental groups say New York needs to spend hundreds of millions of dollars to fix its aging water and sewer systems...
2 die in suicides from George Washington Bridge
FORT LEE, N.J. (AP) -- Port Authority Police say two people jumped to their deaths from the George Washington Bridge around the same time in apparently unrelated suicides...
Town meeting on Hamptons airport noise postponed by storm
EAST HAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) -- A public hearing that was expected to draw hundreds of people to address noise complaints at the East Hampton Town Airport has been postponed because of the snowstorm...

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