New York State Politics
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Democratic New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has defeated the former chief of staff for the state's last Republican governor to hold onto his job as the state's top lawyer.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Incumbent New York Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli is rejecting public campaign financing for his fall re-election bid, although any opponents can still use it.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and legislative leaders have reached a deal on a $140 billion budget that provides some tax relief for businesses, homeowners and renters.
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - In his first visit to the Utica area since announcing his candidacy for New York State Governor, Republican Rob Astorino sat down with NEWSChannel 2's, Katrina Smith for his first CNY interview as a candidate.
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.