WASHINGTON, Feb 28- New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said on Friday officials have launched inspections at state rail yards to protect people from potential accidents involving shipments of volatile crude oil from the Bakken oil fields in North Dakota.
ALBANY, N.Y.-- New York's Assembly passed a bill Tuesday that would open state tuition assistance programs to students in the country illegally, and now the measure moves to an uncertain future in the Senate.
NEW YORK, Feb 12- New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio included a tax on the wealthy to pay for universal pre-kindergarten in his first budget and proposed restoring $1 billion to a retiree healthcare fund that his predecessor's plan would have drained. The Democrat-led City Council must approve a budget by the start of fiscal 2015 on July 1.
Jan 29- New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday ordered state agencies to review and update emergency response plans for rail shipments of crude oil that pass through the state in the wake of recent derailments out of North Dakota's energy patch.
Jan 21- New York Governor Andrew Cuomo laid out details on Tuesday of his plan for nearly $8 billion of property tax freezes and corporate tax cuts over the next five years. Spending on Medicaid and school aid, the two biggest items in the budget, must each increase a certain amount by law every year.
Jan 21- New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and Eric Schneiderman, the state's attorney general, have reached an agreement on how to divide a portion of the $613 million that the state received as part of a settlement with JPMorgan, the New York Times reported.
NEW YORK, Jan 17- New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has abandoned his effort to obtain damages from Bank of America Corp over its purchase of Merrill Lynch& Co, but plans to press on with the case, his lawyers said in court on Friday.
ALBANY, N.Y., Jan 8- New York Governor Andrew Cuomo pressed signature issues such as cutting taxes, revitalizing worn infrastructure and boosting the upstate economy in a wide-ranging election-year speech in his annual address on Wednesday.
Cuomo, a Democrat who is up for re-election in November, delivered his hour-long speech to an enthusiastic audience in the state capital of Albany. "Albany was mired in scandals and dysfunction. Special interests and their campaign contributors controlled Albany and the people paid the price. "
Temperatures were 20 to 40 degrees Fahrenheit below average in parts of Montana, North and South Dakota, Minnesota, Iowa, Wisconsin, Michigan and Nebraska, according to the National Weather Service. Babbitt, Minnesota, was the coldest place in the United States on Monday at minus 37 F, according to the National Weather Service.
BOSTON/ NEW YORK, Jan 3- A heavy snowfall and dangerously low temperatures gripped the northeastern United States on Friday, grounding flights, closing schools and government offices across the region and causing at least three deaths.
BOSTON/ NEW YORK, Jan 3- A heavy snowstorm and dangerously cold conditions gripped the northeastern United States on Friday, delaying flights, paralyzing road travel and closing schools and government offices across the region.
NEW YORK/ BOSTON, Jan 3- A major snowstorm producing blizzard-like conditions hammered the northeastern United States on Friday, causing more than 1,000 U.S. flight delays and cancellations, paralyzing road travel, and closing schools and government offices.
The wide storm system stretches from the lower Mississippi Valley to the Atlantic coast, with parts of New England including Boston bracing for as much as 14 inches of snow by Friday morning.
NEW YORK, Nov 13- Sean Coffey, a New York attorney who represented investors in litigation over WorldCom Inc's collapse and defended former Goldman Sachs trader Fabrice Tourre at trial, is joining the law firm Kramer Levin Naftalis& Frankel.
NEW YORK, Nov 8- New York's business leaders may be open to a plan to levy a surcharge on higher earners in what could be a boost to mayor-elect Bill de Blasio when he lobbies the state legislature to approve the measure in next year's budget.
NEW YORK, Oct 3- Even when Superstorm Sandy killed their neighbors and flooded their house, Frank and Mary Lettieri vowed to stay in the Staten Island, New York, home where they raised five children.
A unique bill signed into law by New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo would allow new businesses to locate on or around college campuses in New York tax-free for 10 years.
A tax on wealthy New Yorkers follows efforts in other states to improve shaky balance sheets with revenue from those with top incomes.
New York State's Assembly on Tuesday easily passed the nation's toughest gun control law, calling for a stricter assault weapons ban and provisions to try to keep guns out of the hands of the mentally ill who make threats.