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Families Sue New York State to Block Repeal of Religious Exemption to Vaccines
NEW YORK—A group of 55 families filed a lawsuit on July 10 asking the New York State Supreme Court to stop the statewide repeal of the religious exemption to vaccines. ...
July 11, 2019
Green New Deal Part 4: How Much?
Commentary We’re nearing the finish line at last. We know what we’re going to add to eliminate virtually ...
February 13, 2019
Green New Deal Part 3: Infrastructure Needed
Commentary Welcome to Part 3 of our series examining what it will take to transform New York into ...
January 23, 2019
A Green New Deal Part 2: How Much Energy?
Commentary Welcome to Part 2 of our groundbreaking effort to make New York the first state in the ...
January 16, 2019
A Green New Deal Part 1: The Ground Rules
Commentary Say what you want about her, but congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) knows her base. Proposing a “Green ...
January 15, 2019
Volkswagen Pays a Record Settlement but Legal Troubles Remain
Volkswagen AG will pay nearly $15 billion to settle consumer lawsuits and government allegations stemming from its diesel ...
June 28, 2016
New York’s Green Energy Plan Not Transparent, Says Coalition
Last year, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced an historic $1 billion commitment to New York’s solar industry.
September 9, 2015
Fracking Is Still Alive and Well in the State of New York
Oil and gas wells have been drilled in New York since 1891, so what's the fracking ban all ...
March 4, 2015
Preet Bharara Says Sheldon Silver’s Arrest Sets a Dirty Example for Other Albany Politicians
U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara blamed the top echelon of Albany politicians for perpetuating a culture of corruption in ...
January 23, 2015
New York State Assembly Seeks to Restore MTA Funds
Governor Andrew Cuomo's budget proposal included taking $40 million from the Metropolitan Transportation Authority to pay for other ...
March 10, 2014
Elder Abuse: ‘A Nearly Silent Epidemic’
NEW YORK—Twelve organizations testified at a City Council hearing Monday, asking for an increase in the budget to ...
February 25, 2014
Assemblyman Al Graf: Leading the Fight Against the Common Core Curriculum
When I interviewed New York state Assemblyman Al Graf (5th AD, Suffolk County) in his Holbrook District Office, ...
February 24, 2014
Career Criminals Targeted by New Legislation
A new five-strikes law on misdemeanors, meant to put a stop to career criminals, was passed by the ...
June 11, 2013
NY State Secures $45 Million in Federal Grants for Terrorism Prevention
Local governments across New York State can now vie for federal grant money targeted for terrorism security and ...
June 9, 2013
Plan for Tax-free Zones Wins Broad Support
n order to attract new businesses to university campuses and communities across New York State, Gov. Andrew Cuomo ...
May 29, 2013
FEMA to Reimburse State 90 Percent
FEMA will reimburse New York State 90 percent of its Hurricane Sandy related reimbursable Public Assistance costs, according ...
May 23, 2013
NYC Mayoral Candidate John Liu’s Impossible Minimum Wage Promise
City Comptroller John Liu seemed to have brought a lot of supporters to a mayoral panel Thursday night ...
March 1, 2013
New York State Borrowers Received Over $1.9 Billion in Mortgage Relief: Report
New Yorkers with distressed mortgages received over $1.9 billion in consumer relief as part of the National Mortgage ...
February 22, 2013
Tourism Initiative Unveiled by Governor
Historical and cultural sites throughout New York state are being featured on a road map that was unveiled ...
August 28, 2012
New York State Funding for Storm Repair
Counties around the state will receive government help for a $1.6 billion recovery cost from Hurricane Irene and ...
April 11, 2012
State Pension Reform Passes
The retirement age for state workers is going up and the percentage they have to pay into their ...
March 16, 2012
Cuomo Awards Best Long-Term Economic Plans
Gov. Andrew Cuomo created 10 regional economic councils in July and charged them with formulating a five-year economic ...
December 9, 2011
Ex-NSA Contractor Sentenced to 9 Years For Stolen Documents
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Iran Holds Up 2nd British-Linked Oil Tanker in Gulf on Same Day, Later Releases It
Mimi Nguyen Ly
Republicans Introduce Bill To Label Antifa Domestic Terrorists After Attack on ICE Facility
Trump Working to Release Rapper A$AP Rocky From Swedish Jail
Iran Says It Seized British Oil Tanker in Strait of Hormuz
Rep. Ilhan Omar’s Republican Opponent Raises Concerns About Pattern of Traffic Violations
Chinese Funded Coal-Fired Power Plants Faces Rejection in Kenya
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