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Gov. Kathy Hochul said not enough New Yorkers are applying for state and federally funded programs.

An infusion of federal funds has bolstered the state's coffers, but it's not going to last

Gov. Kathy Hochul and state lawmakers fast-tracked the process, but casinos are still likely more than a year away.

New state law requires the order of a “substantial food order” with any to-go cocktails.

Legislative Democrats are willing to roll the dice on NYC-area casinos, but only with local input.

State lawmakers are expected to decide by midnight tonight whether to spend $250 million to create a rent assistance program backed by both landlords and tenant advocates, but opposed by fiscal conservatives.

The much-maligned tax break for developers is due to expire June 15. Gov. Kathy Hochul wants to tweak and extend it in the state budget due this week.

The chair of the Senate finance committee suggested that watering down the bail reform laws of 2019 was not the way to tamp down a recent uptick in violent crime.

It is one of many victories progressives have claimed in the $212 billion budget for fiscal year 2022.

The $800 million will go to small businesses that are still limping along in the pandemic, despite federal stimulus grants.