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New Jersey follows nearly two dozen other jurisdictions with similar lawsuits. But none of these cases have been resolved yet, and fossil fuel companies are pushing back.

A new state law taking effect Monday requires toy guns be clear or brightly colored to limit confusion.

In conversations with Gothamist, a dozen legislators gave reasons for why measures such as the All-Electric Buildings Act didn't make it to a vote last session.

Gov. Phil Murphy on Friday signed two measures into law a week after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade.

The governor signed six pieces of legislation in all. They seek to address both criminal charges and civil lawsuits that people providing, assisting with and seeking abortions in New York could face if Roe v. Wade is overturned.

NYC officials have millions of dollars from legal settlements that they can immediately spend to fight the opioid crisis. But they have not revealed any detailed plans, even as local nonprofits struggle for funding.

One of the bills would prevent the governor of New York from recognizing any demand from another state to extradite an abortion provider.

Correction Commissioner Vincent Schiraldi issued a frantic letter to public defenders this week calling on them to help reduce the incarcerated population.

Mayor de Blasio can unilaterally issue some mandates, but Gov. Hochul could need legislative assistance for her plans. A law school president explains the reasons.

"We find that there is evidence of continuing misconduct, the underlying offense is incredibly serious, and the uncontroverted misconduct in itself will likely result in substantial permanent sanctions at the conclusion of these disciplinary proceedings."