Known as the sherif of Wall Street, Benjamin Lawsky will soon vacate his post as New York's overseer of banking and insurance, NYT reports.» Read More
Former Shell Oil President John Hofmeister lashes out at Gov. Andrew Cuomo on his decision to ban fracking in New York state.
ALBANY, N.Y., Dec 17- When Governor Andrew Cuomo announced a ban on fracking in New York on Wednesday, he predicted "a ton of lawsuits" against the state. Six years ago, before the start of a lengthy New York moratorium on hydraulic fracturing of natural gas, the governor might have been right. Chesapeake Energy, once one of the biggest leaseholders in New York, last year...
Dec 17- New York governor Andrew Cuomo's administration said on Wednesday it will ban hydraulic fracturing in the state after a long-awaited report concluded that the oil and gas production process poses health risks. Governor Andrew Cuomo, answering questions from journalists, said the decision on whether to allow this kind of drilling in New York was up to...
Dec 17- New York Environmental Commissioner Joseph Martens said Wednesday he will issue an order early next year banning fracking in New York "at this time", extending an already six-year halt to fracking in the state. Martens made his comments after the state's Health Commissioner Howard Zucker said there is not enough scientific information to conclude that...
NEW YORK, Dec 14- 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. The public assistance in states like New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Oklahoma and Oregon comes as railroads are posting record profits, and...
Much of the snow that fell on Buffalo and other parts of New York could melt next week and cause some flooding, NBC News reports.
The U.S. must continue to be a leader in the fight against Ebola by supporting health workers traveling to—and from—West Africa, Obama says.
CNBC's John Harwood and Tyler Mathisen discuss the embarrassing sales so far for Andrew Cuomo's book.
A strike on New York's Long Island Rail Road has been averted after a tentative agreement was reached, a labor union said on its website.
In 36 states electing governors, it's all about the economy. Governors seeking re-election promised to turn things around. Have they?
New York's highest court will consider allowing local bans on hydraulic fracturing.
President Barack Obama praised the new Sept. 11 museum on Thursday as "a sacred place of healing and of hope."
Bank of America's ex-CEO Kenneth Lewis has settled a lawsuit accusing him of deceiving investors about one of his biggest acquisitions: Merrill Lynch.
Karen Moreau, NY State Petroleum Council executive director, discusses New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's indecisive sentiment on fracking, which could create many job opportunities in the state.
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.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports on Vice President Joe Biden's focus on the problems with gun violence; and New York Governor Andrew Cuomo called for tougher gun laws in his state. Karen Finney, The Hill columnist; Guy Benson, Townhall.com; and Mark Simone, WOR Radio Talk Show host, share their opinions.
U.S. House Speaker John Boehner made a U-turn on Wednesday to clear the way for approval of $60 billion in Superstorm Sandy relief by mid-January after drawing withering fire from fellow Republicans, including New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, for canceling an earlier vote.
NEW YORK, Nov 6- New York City's mayor took more steps on Tuesday to prepare for a new storm forecast to strike just a week after superstorm Sandy soaked the region with deadly flooding and high winds that crippled transit and power systems.