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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»

Housing is key to recovery say mental health advocates

March 02, 2015 | 01:48 PM
Several hundred advocates for better mental health treatment for New Yorkers ...more»
1 injured in vehicle-train collision on Long Island
PATCHOGUE, N.Y. (AP) -- Authorities say one person has been taken to a hospital after a vehicle collided with a Long Island Rail Road train in Patchogue (PACH'-awg)...
NY Lottery
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- These New York lotteries were drawn Tuesday:...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Win 4 Midday' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Tuesday 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 Tuesday afternoon's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Numbers Midday" game were:...
NY considers raising age of criminal responsibility
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo and juvenile justice reformers say New York should stop automatically prosecuting 16- and 17-year-old offenders as adults...
US running out of room to store oil; price collapse next?
NEW YORK (AP) -- The U.S. has so much crude that it is running out of places to put it, and that could drive oil and gasoline prices even lower in the coming months...
Prevnar, Pfizer's pneumonia vaccine, okayed for adults in EU
NEW YORK (AP) -- Pfizer's blockbuster vaccine against pneumonia and other bacterial infections has won another approval, for use in European Union residents aged 18 and older...
Bill to legalize mixed martial arts advances in NY
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The fight to legalize mixed martial arts in New York - the last state to prohibit cage matches with small gloves - has resumed with a state Senate committee advancing legislation...
Apollo Theater to honor blues singer Billie Holiday
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Apollo Theater is planning events to commemorate the 100th birthday of blues singer Billie Holiday...
Sabres call up 3, including Grigorenko, from AHL Rochester
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- The Buffalo Sabres have recalled three forwards, including Mikhail Grigorenko, from the minors to fill their trade-depleted roster...
NY Public Library presents cool spelling artifacts
NEW YORK (AP) -- It's not all about spell-check...
JPMorgan will pay $50M in homeowner bankruptcy settlement
NEW YORK (AP) -- The U.S. Department of Justice says JPMorgan Chase will pay $50 million to 25,000 homeowners for failing to properly review payment-change notices sent to homeowners who were in bankruptcy...
Beloved pet entrusted to NYC dog walker is missing
NEW YORK (AP) -- A $10,000 reward is being offered for the return of a beloved pet that vanished while in the care of a Manhattan dog walker...
NY farming economy grew 22 percent in five-year period
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Agriculture contributed an estimated $37...
Clinton used personal email account as Secretary of State
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Hillary Rodham Clinton used a personal email account during her time as secretary of state, rather than a government-issued email address, potentially hampering efforts to archive official government documents required by law...
Wisniewski, Sarlo sound call for transportation funding
RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) -- One of New Jersey's key transportation figures says more borrowing isn't the answer to the state's infrastructure funding problem...
Search to resume for woman missing since early February
ARCADIA, N.Y. (AP) -- Police have resumed the search for a 32-year-old upstate New York woman who has been missing for three weeks...
A-Rod says he'll be "a little nervous' in return Wednesday
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Alex Rodriguez predicts he'll be "a little nervous" when he returns to the field Wednesday for his first game in 17 months following a season-long drug suspension...
NY lawmakers to try again to pass 'toxic toy' bill
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Two New York state lawmakers have reintroduced legislation intended to ban the use of toxic chemicals in children's toys - but the legislation continues to face opposition from toy manufacturers...
Man arrested in Islamic State plot due in Florida court
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- One of three men arrested on charges of plotting to help the Islamic State group wage war against the U...

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