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  • ALBANY, N.Y.— New York would release the state tax returns for Donald Trump and other New Yorkers holding high office under state legislation crafted by Democratic lawmakers. It would also apply to other New Yorkers holding specific offices including the state's two U.S. Senate seats and Democratic Gov. Brad Hoylman, of Manhattan, says New York has a unique...

  • ALBANY, N.Y.— A former Weather Underground radical who drove a getaway car in a bungled 1981 Brinks armored-car robbery that left three people dead was denied parole on Friday despite the fact Gov. Andrew Cuomo praised her behavior as a prisoner when he commuted her sentence last year. Judith Clark has served 35 years of a 75- years-to-life sentence for the...

  • California and New York now offer tuition-free college programs, if you can swing the cost of living.

  • Tuition-free college could be a reality

    Andrew Cuomo is proposing the Excelsior Scholarship. The goal is to alleviate the financial stresses of student loans and make higher education a reality for New York's middle class.

  • Low wage workers and supporters protest for a $15 an hour minimum wage on November 10, 2015 in New York.

    Foes of higher wages can't stop the momentum in the Fight for $15, says NELP general counsel Paul Sonn.

  • ALBANY, N.Y., April 3- New York lawmakers on Monday passed an emergency spending plan authorizing Governor Andrew Cuomo to pay bills and keep the state government operating for the next two months. "There are political and ideological differences between the Senate and Assembly. Cuomo also laid some blame on uncertainty about Washington's policies, including...

  • NEW YORK, March 16- New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday said the city would suffer huge cuts to a wide array of services and capital funding, jeopardizing everything from housing inspections and senior services to transit projects and counter-terrorism efforts, under President Donald Trump's proposed federal budget. "New York City is directly in the...

  • The rare mid-March "nor'easter" was tapering off over upstate New York and northern New England after dumping as much as a foot of snow with gale-force winds throughout the region on Tuesday, the weather service said. Amtrak said its trains would operate on a modified schedule between New York City and Boston and between New York City and Albany on Wednesday.

  • Still, millions of people on the East Coast will face temperatures 10 to 25 degrees below average, wind gusts of 30 mph and slick roads and sidewalks as they return to work and school on Wednesday, the National Weather Service said. The rare mid-March "nor'easter" was tapering off over upstate New York and northern New England after dumping as much as a foot of snow...

  • NEW YORK/ BOSTON, March 15- A late-season snowstorm that swept the mid-Atlantic and northeastern United States began to weaken on Wednesday after closing schools, grounding flights and knocking out electricity supply to hundreds of thousands of consumers. Snowfall brought by the rare mid-March "nor'easter" will slowly taper off over upstate New York and...

  • NEW YORK/ BOSTON, March 14- A late-season snowstorm swept the mid-Atlantic and northeastern United States on Tuesday, closing public school systems from Washington, D.C., to Boston, grounding thousands of airline flights and knocking out electricity to 200,000 customers. Tens of millions of residents from Maryland to Maine faced a "rapidly intensifying...

  • NEW YORK/ BOSTON, March 14- A blizzard swept through the heavily populated northeastern United States on Tuesday, grounding thousands of flights, canceling classes and pummeling those who ventured out onto snow-bound streets. Some 50 million people from Pennsylvania to Maine faced a "rapidly intensifying nor'easter" over the course of the day that was unusual...

  • NEW YORK/ BOSTON, March 14- A blizzard swept through the heavily populated northeastern United States on Tuesday, grounding flights, canceling classes and pummeling those who ventured out onto snow-bound streets. Some 50 million people from Pennsylvania to Maine faced a "rapidly intensifying nor'easter" that was unusual for striking so late in the winter,...

  • NEW YORK/ BOSTON, March 14- A blizzard swept through the heavily populated northeastern United States on Tuesday, grounding flights, canceling classes and encasing Washington's famed cherry blossoms in ice. Some 50 million people from Pennsylvania to Maine faced a "rapidly intensifying nor'easter" that was unusual for striking so late in the winter, according...

  • NEW YORK/ BOSTON, March 14- Snow piled up rapidly in parts of the northeastern United States on Tuesday as a blizzard swept in, forcing airlines to ground flights and schools to cancel classes while shrouding an early herald of spring, Washington's famed cherry blossoms, in ice. The National Weather Service warned some 50 million people from Pennsylvania to Maine...

  • NEW YORK/ BOSTON, March 14- Snow piled up rapidly in parts of the northeastern United States on Tuesday as a blizzard began blowing in, with residents being advised to stay at home, airlines grounding flights and schools canceling classes. The National Weather Service warned some 50 million people from Pennsylvania to Maine of a "rapidly intensifying nor'easter"...

  • National Weather Service blizzard and winter storm warnings were in effect for the region including New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Connecticut, with forecasts for up to 2 feet of snow by early Wednesday and temperatures 15 to 30 degrees below normal for this time of year. "If you must go out, do so for as limited time period as possible... but the best thing to do...

  • The National Weather Service issued blizzard warnings for parts of eight states including New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Connecticut, with forecasts calling for up to 2 feet of snow by early Wednesday, with temperatures 15 to 30 degrees below normal for this time of year. "If you must go out, do so for as limited time period as possible... but the best thing to do...

  • NEW YORK/ BOSTON, March 13- A fast-moving winter storm bringing up to two feet of snow was expected to hit the northeastern United States, forecasters warned on Monday, prompting airlines to cancel thousands of flights and some mayors to order schools to close on Tuesday. The National Weather Service issued blizzard warnings for parts of Pennsylvania, New Jersey,...

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