Judges in New York would get a hefty pay raise under a plan being pushed by state court officials.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is seeking an additional $200 million in state funding for housing and health care programs for people living with HIV and AIDS.
Today, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the next phase of the state’s plan to End the AIDS Epidemic, committing an additional $200 million to support HIV & AIDS efforts. “New York was once the epicenter of the AIDS crisis – but now we are showing the nation how to fight back and make this epidemic a thing of the past,” Gov. Show More Summary
From the state capitol to the courtroom and even sometimes the jailhouse, take a look at some of New York state's rogue lawmakers...
US Attorney Preet Bharara stated that a US jury found former New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver guilty of seven counts of corruption ranging from fraud to extortion.
Former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, once considered one of the state's most powerful politicians, was convicted Monday of charges that he traded favors in exchange for $5 million and then lied about it. The Manhattan federal court jury returned the verdict after a three-week trial...
NEW YORK (AP) — Candelaria Lopez had tried to learn English before, but it didn't work. She couldn't always make it to class, and when she could, it was hard to find the energy to sit through a three-hour session after her long days as a farmworker in the Hudson Valley region. Show More Summary
Guilty on all 7 counts: A jury found Assemblyman Sheldon Silver — for years one of the most well-known and powerful legislators in Albany — guilty on all seven counts Monday afternoon. The 71-year-old Lower East Side Democrat was hit with federal corruption charges — including bribery, extortion, and money laundering — earlier this year […]
Gov. Andrew Cuomo intends to impose new regulations on New York State banks that are meant to make it harder for militant groups to use the financial system.
These days, New York State's Illegal Hotels law is most often cited in conjunction with Airbnb. According to the 2010 law, New Yorkers cannot rent out entire apartments for under 30 days if the tenant on the lease is not present. High-turnover pseudo-hotels operating out of private residences not only erode the city's dwindling housing stock, they're also illegal. [ more › ]
NYT: Sheldon Silver, an assemblyman who rose from the Lower East Side to become one of New York State’s most powerful politicians, was found guilty on Monday in a federal corruption trial, ending a case that was the capstone of … Continue reading ?
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo plans to seek $200 million in additional funding for HIV and AIDS services, including housing and health care, according to the NY Daily News: The funding, which will be sought in next year’s state budget, would r… Read The post NY Governor Andrew Cuomo to Seek Additional $200M in HIV and AIDS Funding appeared first on Towleroad.
Citing a New York state law that allows families "the immediate right to possession of a body for burial," the mother and sisters of accused murderer Robert Durst's first wife Kathleen have sued him for $100 million. Durst, 72, is currently...Show More Summary
New York State man was cleaning 12-gauge shotgun when it went off, police say
Cuomo last year committed to eradicating HIV in New York by 2020.
No one can honestly say GOP candidates are afraid to take on Donald Trump. They are, however, unwilling to take the one step needed to get him out of the race. In response to Trump’s apparent mocking of New York Times reporter Serge Kovaleski’s physical disability Carly Fiorina declared on Sunday, “This is the pattern, isn’t it? The […]
LIVINGSTON, N.Y. — Authorities have charged a 20-year-old woman with killing her newborn after she gave birth in an upstate New York convenience store. State police say Tara Tomlin, of Livingston, was charged with second-degree murder on Saturday, a day after her son’s body was found in a plastic bag dumped in a trash bin...
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie: just a boy standing in front of a state, pleading with that state to return his calls. The New York Times reports that, in a bid to revive his struggling presidential candidacy, he’s launched a charm offensive on the state officials of New Hampshire, conducted mostly by text. Read more...
Drought has reduced the water level at this lake in Sonoma, Calif. (David McSpadden / (CC BY-ND 2.0) A New York Times/CBS News poll shows that two-thirds of Americans say the United States should join an international treaty to limit the impact of global warming. Show More Summary
PARIS (Reuters) - Two-thirds of Americans think the United States should join a legally binding global climate change agreement, a poll by CBS News and the New York Times released on Monday said.