NEW YORK — Gov. Andrew Cuomo called for political and national unity Monday to fight the coronavirus after President Donald Trump said over the weekend he may order an enforceable quarantine for New York and surrounding areas in New Jersey and some parts of Connecticut as the pandemic contin…

WEST POTSDAM – Congresswoman Elise Stefanik, R-Schuylerville, hosted a FEMA Assistance to Firefighter Grant application workshop at St. Lawrence County’s George E. Briggs Fire Training Facility.

PLATTSBURGH — Cell service and broadband coverage, criminal justice reform and ongoing state budget negotiations number among the hot topics at Friday’s North Country Chamber of Commerce annual New York State Legislative Breakfast.

A new ad from the Tedra Cobb campaign for New York’s 21st Congressional District seat questions why incumbent U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik has accepted money from disgraced casino mogul and accused sexual assaulter Steve Wynn.

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-Schuylerville, said President Donald Trump delivered an “incredibly strong” State of the Union address Tuesday night, in which he highlighted the congresswoman’s legislation on paid leave and child tax credit.

The New York State Common Retirement Fund, the third-largest U.S. public pension fund, said it may divest from coal mining companies that aren’t ready to move away from relying on thermal coal for profits.

PLATTSBURGH — North Country congresswoman Elise Stefanik and several fellow House members will join dozens of surrogates to campaign for President Donald Trump in Iowa during the state’s caucuses Feb. 3.

ALBANY — A steady and dramatic slide in the number of New York prison inmates over the past two decades is being cited by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo in his plan to close an unspecified number of prisons.

PLATTSBURGH — Assemblyman D. Billy Jones (D-Plattsburgh) met with local law enforcement and emergency management officials Friday afternoon to discuss the impact of the statewide criminal justice reforms that took effect Jan. 1.

ALBANY — The state Legislature has returned to the state Capitol after a historically productive session last year with a slew of new goals to build on and accomplish.

Tedra Cobb, who’s running for Congress in New York’s 21st district, released a reform agenda Tuesday that focuses on taking power away from corporations and their influence in politics.

ALBANY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday presented his budget proposal for the upcoming fiscal year, including solutions to close the state’s looming $6.1 billion deficit.

ALBANY — While states across the nation are gearing up to make sure all their residents are counted in the 2020 Census, for which representation and billions of federal dollars are at stake, recently released population data from the U.S. Census Bureau has brought projections that New York m…

ALBANY — The start of the second year of a Democratic-controlled state Legislature has the majority excited and optimistic about the passage of bills on their agenda, and on Tuesday, some Democratic lawmakers were certain the Protect Our Courts Act would be one such bill.

ALBANY — The state Senate Democratic majority proposed and passed a package of voting reform bills during the Senate’s first day of session.

ALBANY — A few days after a Supreme Court judge issued a temporary injunction on Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s executive ban on flavored electronic cigarettes, New York legislators gathered with activists, educators and medical providers in Albany to push for the passage of two bills that would eff…

BRUSHTON –– For village Mayor Kevin Pentalow, it was back to business as usual Thursday –– his first Village Board meeting since his release from the Franklin County Jail.

ALBANY –– In the week since New York officially ended cash bail for many nonviolent criminal defendants, concerns over a spate of anti-Semitic incidents and other recent alleged crimes committed by those released under the law have spurred calls to undo parts of the legislation.

MALONE –– New York must encourage growth, state Sen. Betty Little said in response to Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s State of the State address Wednesday.

ALBANY — Unity, equality and progressiveness were themes and values heavily stressed by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo during his 10th State of the State Address at the Empire State Plaza Convention Center on Wednesday.

U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-Schuylerville, and Democratic challenger Tedra Cobb broke fundraising records in the fourth quarter of 2019, with Stefanik pulling in $3.2 million and Cobb $2.05 million, the candidates said in separate news releases issued Wednesday.

ALBANY — Continuing the theme of tackling the health care industry, Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s latest 2020 State of the State proposal is to increase transparency in health care costs.

Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-Schuylerville, said she supports President Donald Trump’s decision to kill the head of an Islamic group the United States designates as a foreign terrorist organization. Her opponent is saying the mission will further escalate tensions in the region. And the president …

Celeste Sloman/New York TimesRep. Elise Stefanik, R-N.Y., poses for a portrait in Washington on Friday. Just over 100 years ago, the first woman was sworn into Congress. Now a record 131 women are serving in the Legislature.

U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-Schuylerville, last week voted against a bill that would have increased the state and local tax deduction from $10,000 to $20,000 for people filing a joint return and hiked the top marginal tax rate.