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 — 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…
By JESSE MCKINLEY and JEFFERY C. MAYS The New York Times News Service
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.
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.
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.
DICKINSON –– Dickinson Town Supervisor Sherry Smith learned that a car had careened into her front yard as a result of another crash at the dangerous intersection she lives near while she waits to hear what the New York State Department of Transportation might do about the crossroads.
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.
MALONE –– Cutting two Franklin County Sheriff Department positions could negatively impact all programs offered at the Franklin County Jail and create a dangerous situation there, says Sheriff Kevin Mulverhill.
Even as New York state’s “Green Light” law that will enable undocumented immigrants to obtain driver’s licenses goes into effect, 27 county clerks who oversee Department of Motor Vehicles offices in their counties are calling on Gov. Andrew Cuomo to stop implementation of the law.
QUEENSBURY — Republican Assemblyman Dan Stec on Wednesday officially announced his candidacy to replace the retiring Sen. Betty Little, triggering a wave of people lining up to replace Stec in the Assembly.
PLATTSBURGH –– Sunrise Adirondacks activists marched through downtown Plattsburgh as snow dusted their yellow beanies and matching signs etched with calls for action on climate change, chanting as they pushed toward congresswoman Elise Stefanik’s office at the Clinton County Government Center.
By JOE MAHONEY CNHI State Reporter email@example.com
ALBANY — The number of vaping-related lung illnesses reported to health officials has now reached 200 cases in New York, a fact that could complicate the intense debate at the statehouse over Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s push to legalize the adult use of marijuana.
The text messages arrived on a snowy January afternoon, a few hours after New York’s state ethics commission privately debated whether to investigate a disgraced former aide to Gov. Andrew Cuomo. They were from a high-ranking government lawyer, sent to one of the commission members.
ALBANY –– For years, Gov. Andrew Cuomo and some Democratic leaders have had an antagonistic relationship with the left-leaning Working Families Party, a labor-backed group whose increasing influence and independence have only widened the divide.
WASHINGTON — Federal political candidates will no longer be able to receive campaign contributions from opioid manufacturers if a new bill introduced by U.S. Rep. Antonio Delgado, D-Rhinebeck, is passed.