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Gillibrand ranks third in popularity among NYS politicians as she starts her 2020 presidential run

1 day ago   |     |   6 articles

ALBANY - Days after U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand declared her intention to run for President, a new poll shows she is just the third most popular Democratic official in her...
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NYS Legislature passes long-stalled bills granting anti-discrimination protections to transgender NYers and banning controversial gay conversion therapy

4 days ago   |     |   5 articles

ALBANY - After a more than 15-year long fight, transgender New Yorkers will soon be covered by the state's anti-discrimination laws. The state Senate and Assembly passed...
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Cuomo wants ethics reforms to also cover NYS Legislature

9 days ago   |     |   9 articles

ALBANY - Acknowledging “heartbreaking” scandals that rocked his office but also the rest of state government, Gov. Cuomo on Tuesday promised a “very aggressive” ethics agenda...
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Stewart-Cousins makes history as first woman to head NYS majority legislative conference

10 days ago   |     |   6 articles

ALBANY - The 2019 state legislative session kicked off Wednesday with the state Senate formally voting in Sen. Andrea Stewart-Cousins as the first black woman to head a state...
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LOVETT: NYS legislative Dems vow more independence from Cuomo

26 days ago   |  

ALBANY - Legislative Democrats promise to work with Gov. Cuomo when they can in the new year, but say they plan to exert their independence from the executive branch in a way...
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Cuomo can bully the NYS legislature into passing laws under new pay raise restrictions, Assembly Speaker Heastie says

1 month ago   |     |   2 articles

ALBANY - The head of the state Assembly said the linkage of lawmaker raises to on-time budgets gives Gov. Cuomo undue leverage. “There's now a budget gun to the Legislature's...
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Trump Foundation dissolved by court order, according to NYS Attorney General Barbara Underwood

1 month ago   |     |   7 articles

President Trump's family foundation has been dissolved under an agreement with the New York state Attorney General. The AG's office had sued the Trump Foundation, claiming the...
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Group files lawsuit challenging commission that granted NYS lawmakers raises

1 month ago   |     |   3 articles

ALBANY - A lawsuit filed Friday claims a commission created by Gov. Cuomo and the Legislature “overstepped its constitutional and legal bounds” by granting state lawmakers...
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NYS Senate investigation committee chairman vows aggressive oversight of state government

1 month ago   |  

ALBANY - In what seems could be an early shot across the bow of Gov. Cuomo, the incoming Democrat chairman of the state Senate investigations committee is promising a much more...
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Cuomo raise making him highest-paid governor is no slam dunk, NYS legislative official says

1 month ago   |  

ALBANY - A recommended raise for Gov. Cuomo that would make him the nation's highest-paid governor is no slam dunk, legislative insiders say. Cuomo would see his salary jump...
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Trump Proposes Deal On Immigration, Pelosi Calls Shutdown Offer A ‘Non-Starter'

Trump Proposes Deal On Immigration, Pelosi Calls Shutdown Offer A ‘Non-Starter'

The deal President Trump laid out included $800 million in immediate humanitarian aid, $805 million for improved drug detection technology at legal ports of entry, hiring 2,750... Read more ...

Democrats rejected Trump's latest reported shutdown offer before it was even...

Democrats rejected Trump's latest reported shutdown offer before it was even announced, calling it 'unacceptable'

President Donald Trump was expected to offer protection for so-called Dreamers, who are undocumented immigrants brought to the United States when they were children, as well as... Read more ...

Kentucky high school investigates students' alleged mockery of Native...

Kentucky high school investigates students' alleged mockery of Native American at rally

A Catholic high school in northern Kentucky is facing severe backlash after videos went viral showing students allegedly mocking Native Americans at a rally in Washington. Read more ...

Women's March returns amid shutdown and controversy

Women's March returns amid shutdown and controversy

It's the third year women from around the nation have participated. Read more ...

Adams scores 31 to lead UConn to 87-71 win over Tulane

Adams scores 31 to lead UConn to 87-71 win over Tulane

STORRS, Conn. - Jalen Adams scored a season-high 31 points and UConn beat Tulane 87-71 on Saturday in the American Athletic Conference. Read more ...

At least 66 people killed, dozens injured in Mexico gasoline pipeline explosion

At least 66 people killed, dozens injured in Mexico gasoline pipeline explosion

Residents who live in the immediate vicinity of the pipeline, which runs from the cities of Tuxpan to Tula, have been evacuated. Read more ...

Hundreds gather for Women's March in downtown Baltimore

Hundreds gather for Women's March in downtown Baltimore

Hundreds gathered Saturday for the Women's March in downtown Baltimore. Read more ...

Puppy born with upside-down paws gets second chance to walk without issue

Puppy born with upside-down paws gets second chance to walk without issue

If all goes according to plan, Milo should be able to walk with no problems at all. Read more ...

Police: Man surprises 4 burglars during home invasion by fatally shooting 3...

Police: Man surprises 4 burglars during home invasion by fatally shooting 3 of them

Three of the burglars tried to escape but left the fourth man dead at the house, Houston police said. Read more ...

One agenda, but two separate protests at New York's Women's March

One agenda, but two separate protests at New York's Women's March

NEW YORK, NY - It was a tale of two protests: Uptown, the streets of Manhattan's Upper West Side were filled with women holding signs and wearing the iconic pink hats that have... Read more ...