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  • NY lawmaker says shelter funds needed for runaways

    Citing thousands of young runaways turned away from New York shelters whose funding has been slashed, a state lawmaker is calling on the Legislature to restore the money. Sen. Brad Hoylman, a Manhattan Democrat, said it is "unconscionable" that in one of...
  • NY invests $5 million in upstate startups

    New York has given $5 million to three upstate financial firms who agree to invest the money in new technology start-ups. Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Thursday that the state's contribution will be matched with $5 million in private funds. The three firms are...
  • NY speaker's priorities: minimum wage, higher ed, housing

    Expanding access to higher education, raising the minimum wage and protecting New York City's rent regulations are priorities for Democrats in the New York state Assembly, Speaker Carl Heastie said Thursday. Heastie was little known outside of Bronx...
  • NY Senate Democrats: Use surplus on tax relief, schools

    New York state's windfall from financial settlements should pay for affordable housing, transportation investments, upgrades to public schools and a tax rebate for low-paid workers, the state Senate's top Democrat said Thursday. The proposal from...
  • New York chief judge proposes major grand jury reforms

    Major grand jury reforms proposed Tuesday by New York's chief judge include releasing records of closed-door proceedings when nobody is charged and direct judicial oversight when police are investigated for killings or serious assaults. Chief Judge...
  • Cuomo: NY lawmakers make income disclosure a tough sell

    Gov. Andrew Cuomo says there are no legal reasons why New York cannot require state lawmakers to report the source of their outside income — only political obstacles. The Democratic governor told reporters in the Bronx Wednesday that he continues...
  • In both red and blue states, talk of middle-class tax cuts

    WASHINGTON Red and blue states are poles apart on just about every issue. But governors and state lawmakers from both parties are speaking the same language when it comes to offering tax cuts and credits for low- and middle-income Americans. The actual...
  • Follow The Favors, From Money To Corruption

    Follow The Favors, From Money To Corruption
    The Sheldon Silver effect burst into the news in Connecticut on Wednesday. Silver is the New York assemblyman who served as speaker of the house for two decades until Monday at noon. The Manhattan Democrat resigned from his powerful position after a...
  • 2 Million New Yorkers Sign Up for Insurance on Health Exchange

    c.2015 New York Times News Service About 2 million New Yorkers have signed up for insurance under the Affordable Care Act, with 3 out of 4 of them poor enough to qualify for Medicaid, according to figures released Wednesday by the Cuomo administration....
  • Heastie elected New York speaker; Democrat is first African-American to lead state Assembly

    The new leader of the New York state Assembly promised to focus on ethics and integrity after colleagues elected him Tuesday as the first African-American speaker, replacing a lawmaker whose two-decade reign ended with federal corruption charges....
  • New York City mayor's State of City speech focuses on ambitious affordable housing plan

    Mayor Bill de Blasio used his annual State of the City speech Tuesday to outline a plan to build hundreds of thousands of new affordable homes in New York City, an ambitious proposal he hopes will combat income inequality and change the face of...