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Bill to close campaign finance loophole clears committee

April 28, 2015 | 07:34 AM
The New York Senate Elections Committee advanced legislation Monday to close ...more»

Assembly set to strengthen NY equal pay law for women

April 28, 2015 | 07:33 AM
The state Assembly voted unanimously Monday to close loopholes in the law guaranteeing ...more»

Sheldon Silver slated to enter plea to indictment

April 28, 2015 | 07:31 AM
Former New York state Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver is scheduled to enter ...more»

Bill would require meningitis vaccine for all students

April 27, 2015 | 03:20 PM
A bill would mandate vaccinations for meningitis in standard vaccination schedules ...more»

NYC lawmakers question need for long-time housing construction incentive

April 27, 2015 | 03:17 PM
Lawmakers from both the Senate and the Assembly are calling for an end to New ...more»

Bill would aid disabled job seekers

April 27, 2015 | 03:16 PM
With the help of two local activists, Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara, D-Rotterdam, ...more»

Oil train inspections uncover 84 defects, some critical

April 27, 2015 | 03:14 PM
Another round of crude oil tank car and rail inspections has ended, with more ...more»

Cuomo is first governor post-detente to visit Cuba

April 27, 2015 | 03:13 PM
New York’s governor last week embarked on a historic trip to Cuba to ...more»

Bill would ban e-cigs inside public places

April 27, 2015 | 03:12 PM
The Conservative Party of New York State is speaking out against legislation ...more»

Midwives want OK to open their own birthing centers

April 27, 2015 | 03:06 PM
The New York State Association of Licensed Midwives were at the Capitol last ...more»

Skelos not stepping down

April 27, 2015 | 03:05 PM
The leader of the New York state Senate said that he won’t resign his ...more»

New program provides mobile English language training

April 27, 2015 | 03:01 PM
Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the launch of a new program, the first of its kind ...more»

Colleagues stand by their Senate leader

April 27, 2015 | 03:01 PM
Republican lawmakers in New York backed Senate Leader Dean Skelos on Tuesday ...more»

Kolb: ‘Brittany’s Law’ should be part of equality agenda

April 27, 2015 | 02:58 PM
Assembly minority leader Brian Kolb, R-Canandaigua, is urging his colleagues ...more»

Two-thirds of voters say ethics reforms will be ineffective

April 27, 2015 | 02:45 PM
The majority of New York voters say the recent ethics package passed as part ...more»

Special election to fill congressional, Assembly seats

April 27, 2015 | 01:31 PM
New York is holding a special election on May 5, to fill a congressional vacancy ...more»

17 companies approved for Start-Up NY development program

April 27, 2015 | 01:31 PM
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says another 17 companies have been approved for ...more»

Assembly set to strengthen NY equal pay law for women

April 27, 2015 | 01:28 PM
The state Assembly is set to give final approval to closing loopholes law guaranteeing ...more»

Cuomo signals he wants a 3rd term

April 27, 2015 | 01:27 PM
Andrew Cuomo says he wants to serve as New York's governor for "as long as ...more»

Ex-judge upholds Assembly harassment findings

April 24, 2015 | 10:36 AM
A hearing officer has upheld findings that a former state assemblyman violated ...more»

New York attorney general sues 2 tanning salon chains

April 24, 2015 | 10:34 AM
New York's attorney general has filed suit against two tanning salon chains, ...more»

NY buys 6,200 acres south of Adirondack High Peaks

April 24, 2015 | 10:33 AM
Paddlers have a new area to explore at the upper reaches of the Hudson River ...more»

New AG brings prosecutor's perspective to Justice Department

April 23, 2015 | 03:30 PM
As attorney general Loretta Lynch assumes a portfolio that includes fighting ...more»
Rays keep A-Rod from 660th homer in 4-1 loss to Yankees
NEW YORK (AP) -- Even though there were two more games at Yankee Stadium to be played, Tampa Bay Rays manager Kevin Cash couldn't help but look ahead to his team's next stop on a nine-game road trip: Baltimore...
Kuznetsov's goal leads Capitals past Isles 2-1 in Game 7
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Unburdened by the catastrophes of past Game 7s littering the Washington Capitals' playoff history, rookie Evgeny Kuznetsov delivered a breathtaking, series-clinching goal that got Alex Ovechkin's seal of approval...
5 people shot, 2 of them fatally, near church during funeral
NEW YORK (AP) -- Five people have been shot outside a New York City church where a funeral was in progress, and two of them have died...
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:...
McCann homers, not A-Rod, to lead Yankees over Rays 4-1
NEW YORK (AP) -- Only two weeks ago the Yankees were one loss from their worst start to a season in more than 25 years, so forgive manager Joe Girardi if he sounded blase about his ballclub taking over first place in the AL East...
Nets beat Hawks behind 35 from Williams, tie series at 2-2
NEW YORK (AP) -- Deron Williams finally delivered the game that's expected of him, and he wasn't going to let the Nets lose it...
Cishek blows save in 9th, Mets rally past Marlins 3-1
MIAMI (AP) -- The Miami Marlins' late-inning lead didn't last long, which can happen when you're playing the fastest game in the majors in almost three years...
Loretta Lynch sworn in as new US attorney general
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Loretta Lynch was sworn in Monday as the 83rd U...
Corinthian Colleges closes all 28 remaining campuses
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Corinthian Colleges canceled classes Monday and shut down all of its remaining 28 ground campuses, displacing about 16,000 students, less than two weeks after the Education Department announced it was fining the for-profit institution $30 million for misrepresentation...
Murphy's 3-run homer in 9th lifts Mets over Marlins 3-1
MIAMI (AP) -- Mets manager Terry Collins came up with a headline for the New York tabloids to describe second baseman Daniel Murphy's role in a comeback win Monday night...
NYPD: 5 people shot, 2 fatally, near Brooklyn church
NEW YORK (AP) -- Police say five people were shot, two of them fatally, outside a Brooklyn church where a funeral was in progress...
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:...
Advocates rally in NY before gay marriage court arguments
NEW YORK (AP) -- Advocates who want to see same-sex marriage made legal across the country rallied in support of their cause in Times Square the day before the Supreme Court hears legal arguments over whether it should be...
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:...

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