New York State Politics
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York voters have authorized seven Las Vegas-style casinos to be built to boost the economy.
The Governor has signed a bill tthat would create a process so a domestic mutual accident and health insurance company can reorganize and become a stock accident and health insurance company.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - NY officials say residents of four Mohawk Valley counties can now seek long-term loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration following its disaster declaration from rainstorms and flooding that began in late June.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli, once the target of headline-grabbing criticism from Eliot Spitzer, says current Spitzer foe Scott Stringer has the temperament, vision and qualifications to be New York City's comptroller.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - The NYS Comptroller is sending an early warning that state government's long-term finances rely on one-shot revenue raisers and some temporary tax increases.
WILLIMANTIC, Conn. (AP) - Key lawmakers are urging NY to pass legislation requiring genetically modified food to be labeled for consumers.
NEW YORK (AP) - U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand , of New York, is endorsing Scott Stringer for New York City comptroller.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the federal government has denied some aid to victims of recent severe flooding in the Mohawk Valley, but the state will step in to help.
HERKIMER, N.Y. (WKTV) - Four upstate senators have banded together to try and help the constituents in their districts affected by the recent flooding get some financial relief.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he'll call the state Legislature back to address recent upstate New York flooding if the federal government declines to issue a disaster declaration.
The Governor has announced that he has made emergency authorizations for repair work following the severe storms and flooding in the Mohawk Valley.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Efforts to legalize professional mixed martial arts in NYS have floundered again with the Assembly's Democratic leaders refusing to allow a vote.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Opponents of the natural gas drilling method known as fracking are heading to Albany for a rally outside the state Capitol.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Evoking a Watergate-era quote, a veteran prosecutor says "There's a cancer in the state Legislature."
HERKIMER, N.Y. (WKTV) - Thousands are expected to turn out in Albany Tuesday to rally for their second amendment rights, opposing Governor Cuomo's NY SAFE Act.
Senator Griffo is encouraging the Assembly and Governor to support legislation to provide new support for police officers patrolling the streets of NYS.
VERONA, N.Y. (WKTV) - Assemblyman Anthony Brindisi of Utica says d he would be willing to sponsor the Oneida Nation agreement in the Assembly once it is presented by the Governor.
An editorial expressing Assemblywoman Tenney's disappointment with the Oneida Indian Nation agreement appeared in Wednesday's New York Post.
VERNON, N.Y. (WKTV) - The Minority Owner of Vernon Downs says that he and his family are ending their involvement with the racino.
The New York State Senate passed legislation Thursday to require certain violent felons to serve their maximum prison term if there is evidence that their release would pose an imminent threat to society.