New York State News
NYC mayor announces Sandy recovery reforms
NEW YORK (AP) - Mayor Bill de Blasio says New York City is aiming to start reconstruction on 500 homes that were wrecked during Superstorm Sandy by the end of the summer.
Speed week has law enforcement out in full force
(WKTV) - It is Speed Week in New York State this week, and
Troopers will be out and cracking down while looking for excessive speed, unsafe lane changes and distracted driving among other offenses.
Cuomo signs 'National Popular Vote' bill
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed legislation to enter New York in an interstate agreement to award its electoral votes to the presidential candidate who receives the majority of the popular vote.
Speed camera backers: Safety is 1st, revenue 2nd
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - A proposal to authorize scores of new speed cameras for school zones in New York City and Long Island is being touted as a way to protect children while raising much-needed revenue for government coffers.
Medical marijuana inching to legalization in NY
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York is inching toward legalizing some form of medical marijuana as support grows in the state Legislature and is likely to become one of a handful of issues taken up when lawmakers return later this month.