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ALBANY, N.Y. — The commission established by Gov. Andrew Cuomo to investigate public corruption has not wasted any time in sending a message to state lawmakers that it means business.
NEW YORK — The City Council has approved two bills that would extend new oversight to the medical examiner’s office.
The legislation — unanimously passed by the Council yesterday by 44
NEW YORK — A nonprofit created by a Republican candidate for mayor is one of dozens of groups slated to get a cut of pork — hundreds of thousands of
NEW YORK — It was 2:20 a.m. this morning when cheers and applause erupted in the City Council chambers.
Member Ruben Wills, of Queens, had cast the 34th vote to pass a
ALBANY, N.Y. — It reads like the perfect description of today’s state government: “A series of corruption scandals in New York State, involving officials at all levels of government, produced
ALBANY, N.Y. — Karen Scharff, a veteran activist with long, flowing gray hair, spent Tuesday barricading the front door of Bronx state Sen. Jeff Klein’s legislative office with nearly two
ALBANY, N.Y. — Actors Martin Sheen and Eva Longoria, food writer Michael Pollan, Latino state lawmakers and Gov. Andrew Cuomo's ex-wife would not seem to have anything in common.
NEW YORK — Recovery of money from long-negotiated and overbilled contracts. The elimination of Madison Square Garden’s tax-exempt status. A hike in the minimum wage.
These are among the top-rated proposals
ALBANY, N.Y. — Allegations that former Assemblyman Vito Lopez routinely groped and propositioned young female staff members in his employ, detailed in a report released earlier this month, disturbed New
ALBANY, N.Y. — Former state Sen. Pedro Espada expensed a garage door, a new fence and a few dinners at Red Lobster to his nonprofit health clinic’s corporate credit card.