ALBANY, NY — The Senate Racing, Gaming, and Wagering Committee on March 13 approved and advanced to the Senate Finance Committee Senator John Bonacic's legislation that would legalize sports betting in New York State.
ALBANY, NY — Gov.
ALBANY, NY — The New York State Senate voted on March 6 to pass a package of school safety measures that supporters say would strengthen security and help keep students safe.
ALBANY, NY — Jen Metzger, a councilwoman in the Ulster County Town of Rosendale, announced on February 16 that she is considering a run for the senate seat currently held by Sen. John Bonacic in New York’s 42nd state senate district. A press release says that she is expected to make a formal announcement about her candidacy in March.
ALBANY, NY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo has advocated for early voting in the past, but this is the first time he’s suggeesting spending state money for it. In an amendment to his proposed budget, Cuomo on February 12 added $7 million to the Fiscal Year 2019 Executive Budget to pay for early voting in every county in New York.
ALBANY, NY — The New York State Assembly has passed legislation that would change the date of this year’s primary election from Tuesday, September 11, to Thursday, September 13.
ALBANY, NY — The 53,000 inmates serving time in New York State prisons will soon be getting free digital tablets, according to an announcement from Anthony Annucci, acting commissioner of the state Department of Corrections and Community Supervision.
ALBANY, NY — A report released by New York State Conptroller Thomas DiNapoli’s office found that schools in Sullivan County reported more instances of bullying than those of neighboring counties. For the 2015-16 school year, the count was 313 in Sullivan, 200 in Ulster and 293 in Orange.