ALBANY, NY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Senate and Assembly reached a budget deal on March 31, just hours short of the deadline.
CHESTER, NY — With the budget process nearing an end in Albany, state senators Jen Metzger and James Skoufis, who serve adjacent districts, held a news conference at the Chester Public Library on March 22 to talk about the Senate’s proposed budget and how it differs from the budget proposed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
ALBANY, NY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo has been saying for months that he would like the state legislature to legalize the recreational use of marijuana as part of the budget process, which is due to be completed by April 1.
REGION — In response to a push by Gov. Andrew Cuomo to close three state prisons, a prison guard advocate released two recent incidents in which guards were wounded or splattered with human feces in state correctional facilities in the Town of Walkill and the Town of Fallsburg.
Can the Governor’s proposal to legalize recreational marijuana pay for itself without increasing THC use? I don’t see how.
NEW YORK—Michele Kaplan is afraid to go back to life without CDPA.
ALBANY, NY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants the State Legislature to enact congestion pricing for cars entering Manhattan below 60th Street Cuomo’s plan calls for drivers to be charged about $11 to enter that part of the city.
SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY — If you’ve never delved into the world of education funding in New York State, get ready.
NEW YORK — Not long before Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced a $956 million proposed boost in education funding, a report showed children from two districts in Sullivan County are among the most impoverished in the region.
The New York State Legislature is on a progressive roll.
Its members recently passed the Reproduction Rights Acts, which Gov. Andrew Cuomo has already signed; it codifies into state law the protections of the Roe v. Wade decision handed down by the U.S. Supreme Court in 1973.