New York State's replacement for the 421-a tax credit, a re-branded version of the program named Affordable New York, won't include any units set aside for local residents, the homeless, New York City employees, the disabled or military veterans, according to a new report. [ more › ]
New York state is looking to introduce a new device to track phone usage while driving.
Donald Trump, the self-described best friend the LGBT community ever had, is bowing to evangelical hate groups. From the New York Times: President Trump tweeted on Wednesday that the United States will not “allow or accept” any transgender person to serve in the military. Show More Summary
(Image credit: Diana Liang ) After living in New York for 11 years, Diana Marsh was ready to move back to her home state of Michigan and design a beautiful nest. As the proprietor of the downtown Ann Arbor store Thistle and Bess, Diana stocks up and offers one-of-a-kind treasures for those seeking a luxurious lifestyle. Show More Summary
A New York Times analysis this month tallied the states that recently rolled back net metering and other policies to encourage distributed solar, attributing the developments in large part to a well-funded network of utility lobbyists. In...Show More Summary
Why use regular sunscreen when you can apply a DNA film to your skin? Researchers at Binghamton University, State University of New York have developed a coating made out of DNA that gets better at protecting skin from ultraviolet light the more you expose it to the sun, and it also keeps your skin hydrated.
New York state officials are asking swimming pool owners to look for a tree-killing invasive beetle when they clean their pool filters. The Department of Environmental Conservation is running its … Click to Continue »
Neue Galerie New York is presenting "Richard Gerstl," the first museum retrospective in the United States devoted to the work of the Austrian Expressionist (1883-1908). This exhibition is co-organized with the Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt, and is on view at the Neue Galerie through September 25, 2017. Show More Summary
We reported yesterday about New York Times Phoenix bureau chief Fernanda Santos moving on to a faculty position with Arizona State University. Today, it's about the similar turn of an even longer-termed veteran reporter at the paper, in the shadow of a tumultuous round of NYT buyouts. Christopher Drew, who joined the Times in 1995...
New York state tax collections are falling below the targets set in the budget and even more behind last year's pace. It seems likely that President Donald Trump is to blame. State Comptroller... To view the full story, click the title link.
New York state's imposing education department headquarters in Albany will be open for free public tours. The State Education Building is across the street from the state Capitol and is … Click to Continue »
A bridge on Interstate 87 will now bear the name of a state trooper who was struck and killed by a car last fall. Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday signed … Click to Continue »
“Fox News Channel on Monday clarified, but didn’t apologize for, a weekend segment that The New York Times said falsely accused the newspaper of revealing intelligence information that enabled Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi to elude capture by U.S....
Business activity grew modestly in New York State, according to firms responding to the July 2017 Empire State Manufacturing Survey. Firms remained positive about future conditions, though they were less optimistic than in June.READ MORE www.metrointel.com
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A group of 11 Democratic state prosecutors sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Monday to force it to implement rules designed to prevent chemical spills and other industrial accidents at facilities such as refineries and fertilizer plants, according to a federal court filing.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has ordered all state agencies to provide voter registration information in an effort to increase participation in elections. The Democrat announced the executive action on … Click to Continue »
The New York Times reports: Florida has agreed to pay $1.1 million in legal fees to lawyers who sued the state over a 2011 law that barred doctors from talking to patients about gun ownership, according to a gun control organization involved in the case. Show More Summary
Nearly three dozen law enforcement officers have completed a tree house a New York state trooper was building for his daughter when he was killed in the line of duty … Click to Continue »
President Donald Trump continued his attack on the press over the weekend. His target was a familiar one, The New York Times, but his claim new: that the newspaper had “foiled” the attempted killing of Islamic State militant group (ISIS) leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. “The Failing New York Times...
“Scott Pruitt, the head of the Environmental Protection Agency, traveled to his home state, Oklahoma, 10 times over three months this year, largely at taxpayer expense,” the New York Times reports. “The findings from the Environmental Integrity Project, a nonprofit [...]