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  • O'Malley increases pardons, but remains stingy overall

    O'Malley increases pardons, but remains stingy overall
    Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley has rarely exercised his power to grant clemency to convicted criminals over his two terms, even as many gubernatorial counterparts have been more lenient amid a changing attitude toward these acts of mercy. The...
  • New York bans fracking after health report

    New York state will ban hydraulic fracturing after a long-awaited report concluded that the oil and gas extraction method poses health risks, Governor Andrew Cuomo's administration said on Wednesday. New York Environmental Commissioner Joseph Martens...
  • New York to ban fracking after health report

    New York to ban fracking after health report
    ALBANY, N.Y. — New York state will ban hydraulic fracturing after a long-awaited report concluded that the oil and gas extraction method poses health risks, Governor Andrew Cuomo's administration said on Wednesday. New York Environmental...
  • Fracking ban in NY prompts calls for MD to follow suit

    Fracking ban in NY prompts calls for MD to follow suit
    With New York's governor banning hydraulic fracturing for natural gas in that state, environmental groups are calling on Maryland's lawmakers to follow suit. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo ended six years of study in that state and sided with his top...
  • New York awards three licenses for upstate casinos

    New York state approved three casino developments worth $1.4 billion on Wednesday that promise to add more than 5,000 jobs to the sluggish upstate economy and generate around $300 million in tax revenues for state coffers. New York is aiming for a bigger...
  • NY unlikely to face lawsuits over fracking ban, experts say

    When Governor Andrew Cuomo announced a ban on fracking in New York on Wednesday, he predicted "a ton of lawsuits" against the state. But that is unlikely as the end of a drilling boom has left the industry in no mood for a fight, industry experts and...
  • Police killings increase calls for independent investigations

    WASHINGTON When New York state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman recently sought authority to investigate and prosecute cases that involve police killings of unarmed civilians, it was a watershed moment for Vincent Warren. The executive director of...
  • U.S. taxpayers help fund oil-train boom amid safety concerns

    For the past 18 months, Americans from Albany to Oregon have voiced growing alarm over the rising number of oil-laden freight trains coursing through their cities, a trend they fear is endangering public safety. In at least a handful of places, the...
  • New York state bans pet tattooing, piercing

    New York is banning pet tattoos and piercing under a state law aimed at curbing the trendy practice of inking or even maiming animals to make fashion statements. The legislation, which Governor Andrew Cuomo signed into law on Monday and that takes effect...
  • NY prosecutor seeks to probe police killings of unarmed civilians

    NY prosecutor seeks to probe police killings of unarmed civilians
    New York State's top prosecutor on Monday sought the power to probe all police killings of unarmed civilians in his state, following sometimes violent U.S. protests over two grand juries' moves to clear officers in the deaths of unarmed black men. The...
  • Will police protests fade like tea party and Occupy?

    WASHINGTON This time, the protests might have consequences. Decades of demonstrations since the 1960s have usually started with passion but led to little. Now, however, protests over police-caused deaths of unarmed black men are having an impact. They'...