New York City casinos: What to know about the state’s big bet
Gov. Kathy Hochul and state lawmakers fast-tracked the process, but casinos are still likely more than a year away.
May 1, 8:01 AM
UPDATE: Governor Cuomo Signs "Walking While Trans" Repeal
While "Walking While Trans" repeal has been proposed previously, this time the bill proposes sealing prior convictions.
Feb 1, 2021 5:04 PM
Newly Signed Law Makes It Easier For New Yorkers To Cancel Gym Memberships
Businesses offering automatic renewal services will have to make it easier to quit memberships.
Nov 12, 2020 11:48 AM
"Nutcracker Bill" Takes Aim At Boozy Barbershops
A bill just passed in the New York State Senate and now awaiting vote in the Assembly could make it much harder on those who sell the sweet homemade booze "Nutcracker."
Updated: Jun 7, 2011 3:37 PM
Stealing A Dog Or Cat Could Soon Get You 4 Years In Jail
New legislation making its way through Albany would make it a class E felony to steal a cat or dog, instead of the misdemeanor it currently is.
Updated: Jun 2, 2011 1:11 PM
Cuomo And Legislature Come To Tentative Budget Agreement
After weeks of fretting and negotiations, Gov. Andrew Cuomo is sealing
Updated: Mar 27, 2011 7:21 PM
Cathie Black Didn't Flunk Her Albany Debut
Schools Chancellor Cathie Black hit another milestone yesterday when she made her
Updated: Feb 16, 2011 12:28 PM
NY State Ethics Chief: It's Hard To Police Albany
The head of the NY Commission on Public Integrity is resigning
Updated: Dec 10, 2010 9:08 AM
Census Results Fire Up Gerrymandering Debate
With news that the state could be losing two House seats
Updated: Sep 28, 2010 4:31 PM
State Senate Candidate Arrested For Menacing His Ex
NY state Senate candidate David Mejias was arrested last night and
Updated: Sep 2, 2010 1:41 PM
Governor Paterson Finishes Vetoing 6,709 Line Items
Veto-palooza is over—for now. Yesterday, Governor David Paterson completed his marathon of
Updated: Jul 3, 2010 10:55 AM
Paterson Doesn't Think A Budget Will Be Passed Soon
The State Senate and Assembly may think they are close to
Updated: Jun 15, 2010 12:39 PM
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