Americans continue their march to low-tax states
The United States Census Bureau released its annual state-by-state population estimates for 2018 in late December. It highlights migration trends across the states and sketches…
NYS passes bill to create state DREAM Act to provide college tuition assistance to undocumented immigrants
ALBANY — New York college students whose parents are undocumented immigrants will soon be eligible to receive state financial aid.
After years of seeing efforts…
Cuomo grants clemency to 29 convicts, including murderers
Gov. Cuomo granted clemency to 29 convicts Monday — including four serving lengthy sentences for murder.
Twenty-two of the inmates won pardons, including several immigrants…
New state laws for the new year: California limits gun rights, minimum wages increase
Several new state laws are set to take effect on New Year’s Day, including unprecedented minimum wage hikes, equal pay requirements and new abortion statutes…
Cuomo warns Long Island holdout: Just pick Pelosi as speaker
Gov. Andrew Cuomo is using his political muscle to promote Nancy Pelosi as House speaker and warned holdout Long Island Rep. Kathleen Rice that she’s…
Privacy groups oppose state gun control proposal
A gun control proposal in the New York State Legislature is getting some push-back from privacy groups.
A state lawmaker wants to require the social…
Proposed state law would require NY pistol owners open up social media and online searches
New Yorkers applying for handgun licenses or renewing existing licenses could potentially have to submit to a state review of their social media histories and…
Democratic socialist in New York state Senate race remakes herself
NEW YORK (AP) — In a year in which establishment Democrats have found themselves stalked, and sometimes beaten, by more liberal challengers, New York’s Julia…
New York governor candidate Cynthia Nixon self-identifies as ‘queer,’ not as a lesbian, spokeswoman says
Cynthia Nixon has been frequently referenced in the press as trying to become New York’s first lesbian governor — but the actress-turned-politician does not actually…
Bill de Blasio denies ripping off Trump’s ‘promises kept’ slogan
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio denies ripping off President Trump’s “promises kept” slogan after he used the identical phrase during a groundbreaking for…